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Sub Saharan Africa’s economies

Africa’s new number one economy

Tweet Six of the world’s top ten fastest growing economies over the past decade are in sub Saharan Africa. The country of my birth and my heart, South Africa, is not one of them. This is a travesty, and a […]

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Out of Africa: An open letter to all in Africa

Tweet ‘I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills’… Recently I had the opportunity to visit the home of Karen Blixen, the author of, ‘Out of Africa’ – an autobiographical book penned in 1937 that […]

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The madness of ‘EMEA’

Tweet I am sitting at a conference waiting for my turn to speak. Right now, there is a financial review of the year – by a fairly engaging CFO, as it happens. But one set of charts has reiterated something […]

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A new skyline for Johannesburg

Tweet Late last year, a Chinese property company spent a significant amount of money to buy the remaining AECI property in Modderfontein, a massive industrial area east of Sandton and Johannesburg. It’s in the area between Marlboro (a Gautrain station) […]

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The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013

Tweet As we get the new year rolling, my eye caught an HBR article that reviewed some of the fresh management thinking from 2013 that really made an impact around the world (and in the Harvard Business Revie, of course). […]

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African Leadership for Africa’s Future in a Globalised World

Tweet For Africa to be successful it needs to find models, methods and approaches that are uniquely suited to the continent and its needs.  As one of the world’s best travelled speakers and researchers (he visited 26 countries just last […]

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BrainBoosters making a difference to the next generation

BrainBoosters making a difference to the next generation

Tweet Here at TomorrowToday, we’re very proud of one of our ex-colleagues, Lynda Smith. Lynda is a serial entrepreneur who left TomorrowToday a number of years to start The Refirement Network, an organisation focused on providing services and support to […]

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Ease of Doing Business Rankings

Tweet It’s not easy being a South African businessperson these days. The President opens his mouth and the currency crashes. The Unions are threatening more strikes and marches. And it doesn’t look as if the current administration has an appetite […]

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Africa: the last frontier of growth and development

Tweet As the BRICS summit is currently underway in Durban, where the leading emerging market players of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (representing sub-Saharan Africa) discuss their strategic agenda for the next five years, it might be a […]

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What Impact Will Mobile Marketing And On-Line Shopping Have On Stores?

Tweet At TomorrowToday whatever we talk about is done so within the context of how the world is changing. There has been much written about this within the TomorrowToday stable.  About how technology, institutional change, demographic change, the economy and […]

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In Conference: Thoughts on the future (and how to become a futurist)

Tweet Late last year, I was interviewed by Michael Jackson (“the other MJ”) for his radio show on Mix FM in Johannesburg. It has a half hour interview on future trends that included some reflections on the future of Africa […]

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end extreme poverty report

Still the very best thing we could do: End extreme poverty in a generation

Tweet For the last few years, I have been involved with The Global Poverty Project, a charity with the goal of seeing the end to extreme poverty within a generation. They support the work of other charities, of advocacy groups […]

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