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4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnoutArticle

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 21 Apr 2021

Employee wellness is changing - 3 ways to keep up
Employee wellness is changing - 3 ways to keep upArticle

Businesses are only as healthy as the people that run them. And many of us are ailing...

Donna Kimmel 15 Feb 2021

New to motherhood in Covid-19 times
New to motherhood in Covid-19 timesArticle

As with pregnancy, nutrition is a particular focus of postpartum care. New mothers need the support to recover from the rigours of pregnancy and childbirth so that they can cope well with the different challenges presented by infant care...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 11 Feb 2021

Why Skin Renewal's holistic body approach to weight loss works
Why Skin Renewal's holistic body approach to weight loss worksArticle

As much as good eating habits are vital to a successful slimming campaign, years of experience at the Renewal Institute has shown that lifestyle habits are just as important. If not assessed, addressed and changed, a long-term solution to weight loss just isn't possible...

Dr Lestonn Lawn, Issued by Renewal Institute 19 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

The 4 pillars of health
The 4 pillars of healthArticle

If you've been enjoying clear, healthy skin then suddenly experience some kind of flare-up, be it eczema or a breakout, it's time to start paying attention to your body...

Dr Graham Duncombe, Issued by Renewal Institute 16 Nov 2020

4IR: How to properly reskill your workforce post-Covid-19
4IR: How to properly reskill your workforce post-Covid-19Article

Reskilling the workforce has been identified as a strategic priority to achieve long term growth and sustainability. But how do businesses get started on this initiative when the pressure is on?

Lerato Matabola 5 Nov 2020

Impact of employees' health and wellbeing on your company's bottom line
Impact of employees' health and wellbeing on your company's bottom lineArticle

Corporates are currently dealing with how to report company performance whilst navigating a myriad of uncertainties due to the outbreak of Covid-19...

Loshni Naidoo 14 Aug 2020

6 tips to surviving the last work weeks of 2019
6 tips to surviving the last work weeks of 2019Article

It's been a long year, with technology continuing to blur the boundaries of work and home, bringing with it a pressure to continuously perform. Being always on, without the relief of a break leaves people overwhelmed and more likely to experience burnout...

20 Nov 2019

Work-life balance tops 2020 New Year's resolution list
Work-life balance tops 2020 New Year's resolution listArticle

In a recent workforce survey done by Cape Town co-working company, Venture Workspace, the most popular New Year resolution for 2020 is to achieve better work-life balance...

6 Nov 2019

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Corporate reporting should extend to employee wellnessArticle

Current corporate reporting is far more nuanced than ever before, covering financial, environmental, social and governance elements. However, reporting on health has largely been neglected...

18 Oct 2019

Dr Micki Pistorius enters into new professional associations in the Republic of Mauritius
Dr Micki Pistorius enters into new professional associations in the Republic of MauritiusArticle

Dr Pistorius has been appointed as a professional consultant to a new company, Europlaw Group Africa Limited, to be launched in Mauritius...

Issued by Europlaw 1 Oct 2019

Rural economies demand more sophisticated employee benefits
Rural economies demand more sophisticated employee benefitsArticle

Agriculture and allied business is set to enter a new phase of strategic re-alignment, and will have to re-calibrate their thinking to meet new challenges and embrace the opportunities of the future, including those for rural economies.

20 Sep 2019

Why wellness needs to be a business transformation priority
Why wellness needs to be a business transformation priorityArticle

When the acronym VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) was coined by the US Army in the 1990s to describe how crazy the post-Cold War years were, those early proponents had no idea that this would continue to be true for years to come...

Issued by The Change Consulting Group 30 Jul 2019

Anything but soft; EQ is the key to future business success
Anything but soft; EQ is the key to future business successArticle

We know the robots are coming, now what? HR departments have their eyes glued to this development...

Ashalia Maharajh, Issued by Red & Yellow 3 Jul 2019

The links between stress, digestion and nutrition
The links between stress, digestion and nutritionArticle

Stress, as an appropriate response to a real danger, is an evolutionary life-saver...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 14 Jun 2019

Grand Prix campaign image: Plastic Oceans International.
Warc Awards 2019 announces Effective Content Strategy winnersArticle

A campaign by London agency AMV BBDO for Plastic Oceans International has won the Grand Prix and Best Multiplatform Award in the Effective Content Strategy category, the final category to be announced of this year's Warc Awards...

12 Jun 2019

Brain health to take centre stage in 2019 - expert
Brain health to take centre stage in 2019 - expertArticle

Brain health is set to take centre stage in 2019 with research showing that nutrition, sleep and stress management are among the most important factors influencing mental wellness...

Issued by Leap Communications 28 Jan 2019

SA life expectancy rising but diabetes threat grows
SA life expectancy rising but diabetes threat growsArticle

South Africa's average life expectancy of 62.4 years is expected to rise to 69.3 in 2040 based on current health trends while diabetes is predicted to be the leading cause of death by then, a new study shows...

Issued by Leap Communications 28 Nov 2018

Empowering women for business success
Empowering women for business successArticle

Enterprising women, who run their own businesses, can benefit from a Gauteng-based two-day masterclass that discusses successful entrepreneurial characteristics and attitudes...

Issued by Freelancers Writing Services 26 Jul 2018

The real secret to a healthy lifestyle? Purpose
The real secret to a healthy lifestyle? PurposeArticle

While diet and exercise are very important, health and wellness coach Reinhard Korb believes that the one true answer to a healthy life is purpose...

Issued by Nomadic Digital 21 Jun 2018

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SA wine industry ups its research game to adapt to climate changeArticle

The South African wine industry is finding new ways to manage climate change by researching smart agri tools, drought tolerant cultivars, water stress management and efficient irrigation management.

14 May 2018

Student evaluations and hazards in the classroom
Student evaluations and hazards in the classroomArticle

In many European universities and specialised schools, professors are now being assessed by their students. While this has long been standard in the United States, many issues can arise...

Raffi Duymedjian and Isabelle Né 13 Mar 2018

How leaders can help manage employee stress to improve performance
How leaders can help manage employee stress to improve performanceArticle

Not all stress is the workplace should be considered "bad", and team leaders need to know how to help employees manage such stress in order to build stronger teams and increase productivity...

22 Feb 2018

Diabetes treatment goals still suboptimal
Diabetes treatment goals still suboptimalArticle

Statistics from the International Diabetes Federation's 2015 update show that the total number of people with diabetes in Africa is expected to increase by 20 million in 2040, bringing the total to 34.2 million diabetic patients on the continent...

Issued by AstraZeneca 13 Nov 2017

Dr Sharon Vasuthevan, group nursing and quality executive at Life Healthcare
#WomensMonth: Nursing education creates empowermentArticle

In South Africa, only 28% of senior management positions are held by women...

10 Aug 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
What education is needed to become a marketer?Article

There are so many interesting changes that happen in the industry and in the markets. You need to be sure that you always look out for various options that are available to continue your education as a marketer...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Jul 2017

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A guide on how business travellers can combat stressArticle

Business travel can be stressful and comes with a demanding schedule. According to experts, establishing a routine is paramount in reducing stress levels while travelling for business...

24 Apr 2017

Expert tips for a healthier lifestyle
Expert tips for a healthier lifestyleArticle

February is national Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Month, with Healthy Lifestyles Awareness Day celebrated on 22 February...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 22 Feb 2017

#GlobalMentalHealth: Stress impacts corporate bottom line
#GlobalMentalHealth: Stress impacts corporate bottom lineArticle

Burnout is responsible for a loss of earnings estimated at R40,6bn, equalling 2,2% of the country's annual GDP...

10 Oct 2016

Abraham Erasmus (2nd), Neville Fortuin (2016 winner) and Josephine Karelse (3rd).
Agri's got Talent 2016 winner crownedArticle

The search for the fruit and wine industry's golden voice came to end with Neville Fortuin from Little Oaks, Villiersdorp, crowned as the Agri's got Talent 2016 winner...

2 Aug 2016

Navigating the complexity of the agency environment and performance
Navigating the complexity of the agency environment and performanceArticle

Those of us working today all have some type of stress in our jobs and those in PR, marketing and communications know all too well the toll it can take on productivity if left unmanaged...

Janine Lloyd 23 Jun 2016

Good managers could put an end to sick days
Good managers could put an end to sick daysArticle

Absenteeism in the workplace costs South Africa between R12bn and R16bn each year in lost productivity. But a new study reveals that a good manager can help reduce employee sick days and boost output at work...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Mar 2016

South African professionals more stressed over health than family
South African professionals more stressed over health than familyArticle

The second annual Profmed Stress Index has identified health as the number one cause of stress among South Africa's professionals...

11 Dec 2015

Managing workplace stress as year draws to close
Managing workplace stress as year draws to closeArticle

As businesses look to reach year-end targets, white-collar employee stress levels rise, which must be managed for both employee wellness and business performance...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 26 Oct 2015

Keeping your staff happy and healthy
Keeping your staff happy and healthyArticle

Your employees are the most convincing brand ambassadors for your organisation. But can also be your most ruthless critics...

6 Oct 2015

A sharper EQ equals greater success
A sharper EQ equals greater successArticle

Marketing companies are always looking for ways in which to gain a competitive advantage. For many years, it was believed that bright, intelligent people were the key to superior performance...

Brendan Powell & Lauren Durant 31 Aug 2015

Chemory Gunko
How the drive for productivity stifles creativity in the workplaceArticle

When I first started copywriting, I remember getting the draft documents for a huge copywriting job that never went through - a series of white papers. I spent months writing and rewriting them anyway...

Chemory Gunko 20 Aug 2015

SA employees need wellness programmes before depression sets in
SA employees need wellness programmes before depression sets inArticle

The reactive management of employee wellness has to go, as South Africans live in a highly stressful, complicated society...

7 Aug 2015

Agri's got Talent: and the winner is...
Agri's got Talent: and the winner is...Article

A foreman from Saratoga Fruit near Robertson, Armando Baartman, was announced as the winner of Agri's got Talent 2015...

3 Aug 2015

No, it's not you: Why 'wellness' isn't the answer to overwork
No, it's not you: Why 'wellness' isn't the answer to overworkArticle

Despite the fact that the very best evidence we have about the causes of work stress and burnout point to factors present in the workplace rather than in us, the stress reduction industry and the helping professions' focus on individual self-care strategies is at an all-time high...

Zoë Krupka 22 May 2015

John French
Improving your presentation skills can improve your earning capacityArticle

If you'd like to boost your earning potential in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice for you: master the art of presenting. Buffett once told a class of business students of Columbia Business College that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10% of their future earnings. If they were great presenters, he would raise his bid by an amazing 50%! Buffet believes that excellent presentation skills makes an employee far more valuable.

John French 10 Feb 2014

John French
Become a 'Conscious Communicator'Article

My mission as a communication coach is to create what I call 'Conscious Communicators'. A 'Conscious Communicator' is the term I have coined to describe a fully empowered communicator who knows and fully understands how the communication process works.

John French 3 Oct 2013

360 degrees in training
360 degrees in trainingArticle

Too often we find that someone is appointed to a specific position, shown how the system works and then left to his own accord - that is it. Then, later when things go wrong, other people in the organisation are very surprised to learn that this individual gave poor customer service or does not know the first thing about the email program that he must use, for example.

Su-Mari Du Bruyn 20 May 2013

Capitalise on Healthy Lifestyle awareness month
Capitalise on Healthy Lifestyle awareness monthArticle

February is Healthy Lifestyle awareness month and, following an indulgent year-end, is meant to stop us in our tracks and remind us of the importance of following a healthy, balanced lifestyle if we are to realise our goals of living a longer, more fulfilled life.

Andrew Edwards 22 Jan 2013

Women's breakfast addresses empowerment of women
Women's breakfast addresses empowerment of womenArticle

A breakfast, hosted by Patron Personnel and billed as the 'Business Women's Event of the Year', saw guest speaker, Lori Milner, address delegates on the topic of 'Celebrating personal power - ordinary women leading extraordinary lives'.

27 Aug 2012

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