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A hidden secret of the Ice Bucket Challenge success – and the future of communication

A hidden secret of the Ice Bucket Challenge success – and the future of communication

Tweet The Ice Bucket challenge for ALS is probably the most successful meme created thus far for social media. Of course, social media experts are now trying to reverse engineer it to discover the secrets to successfully created a viral […]

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Leading in a changing world

Leading in a Changing World

Tweet Much of the work we do as TomorrowToday revolves around this particular theme: leading in a changing world. We help leaders both understand and respond to an exponentially changing world. Leadership is always context specific and this is why […]

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China keyboard button

The smart move is not to ignore China

Tweet I have the privilege to do repeated work in China. Frequent and regular trips have grown a respect, awe and amazement at what I see and encounter. My ‘Chinese experience’ and continuous education has fueled a deeper curiosity and […]

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Keith Coats on Adaptive Leadership

[Video]: Keith Coats on leadership adaptability and resilience

Tweet Here is a recording from a presentation our resident leadership expert, Keith Coats, did on adaptive leadership, resilience and leadership development. It’s just an excerpt, so for the full context, we recommend reading details of The Connection Economy and […]

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Standard Bank

Banks, small businesses and paying for what you don’t use

Tweet Earlier this week, I received a message from our business bankers in South Africa, informing me that they would be charging us for all credit facilities that we were not using. This baffled me. Then it irritated me. So, […]

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Boomer purchases and Gen Y coolness – Get Boomers to spend by impressing their kids

Tweet I was recently in a conversation with a dealer principle in a motor dealership.  He recounted how many of his sales people have a two stage process to the purchase of a car by a Baby Boomer. The Boomer […]

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Stuck

Leadership: The Glory of Getting Stuck

Tweet Momentum is important. It is important in sport, it is important in life. We are always encouraged to keep moving and ‘moving forward’ is the marketing tagline for one of Africa’s most prominent banks. Making progress, constant motion, pushing […]

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Moyes out

Succession Planning: 5 lessons from a fallen giant

Tweet Something had to stop Manchester United from continuing their dominant ways and it came from what many thought would be the most likely direction: when it came time to change the leader (manager). We all knew that Sir Alex […]

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Highway Signpost “Mentorship”

Are your companies’ mentoring efforts adding enough value?

Tweet A cornerstone of almost all business strategies is the need to get more out of people. It’s because of this that mentoring remains a key component of many development programmes. Especially in South Africa at this time there is […]

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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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People

It really IS about your people – now, more than ever!

Tweet People are your most important asset! You know this, because your company’s annual statements include this sentence every year. But do companies really believe this? They’d better. Most of the efficiencies your company is hoping to achieve in the […]

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Graeme Codrington, Richard Brandson, Keith Coats & Jo Malone talk on Stimulating Business Growth (Video)

Graeme Codrington, Richard Brandson, Keith Coats & Jo Malone talk on Stimulating Business Growth (Video)

Tweet A short video (2.33min) of interviews with internationally recognized business professionals, including Richard Brandson, Graeme Codrington, Jo Malone and Keith Coats who share their advice and insights. This video was put together by http://www.yourbusinesschannel.com , a great source for online business […]

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