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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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Film director Joss Whedon on strong female leads

Tweet Joss Whedon, according to his Wikipedia entry, is an American screenwriter, film and television producer, director, comic book author, composer, and actor. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures. He is best known […]

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Women @ Work

Tweet It is the first work day of September, which means it is officially the end of ‘Woman’s Month’. However, I hope this does not mean that questions around how we can best maximise the benefits that the women inside […]

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Really Beautiful Advertising

Tweet What I love about ‘new advertising’ is that it is so much more thought-provoking than advertising, sales and latterly marketing, has been in the past. In the the very early days of mass advertising companies focused on the sale […]

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Licia Ronzulli

Three Things Leaders Can Do To Maintain Their Balance.

Tweet The captivating picture is of Licia Ronzulli and her seven-week-old daughter, Victoria. Periodically Licia would bend forward and gently kiss her sleeping daughter. It was an image that captured the media’s attention and was published worldwide. It was taken […]

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Women’s Equality is needed everywhere

Tweet If you know anything about me, you’ll know I am passionate about sport: especially cricket. You’ll also know that I am passionate about the roles and place of women in society, and our need to ensure equality and access […]

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Do You Know the Enneagram?

Tweet If you do, then read on. If you don’t, read on too, for you will learn something about this ancient and profoundly accurate tool for understanding and engaging with the different ways in which people think, feel and intuitively […]

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Women need more than words (and binders) to succeed at work

Tweet For women to bridge the pay gap in the workplace and to find their way into boardrooms and senior leadership positions they’re going to need men’s assistance. This is not to patronise women, but simply a statement of the […]

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When you strike Generation Y, you strike a rock

Tweet On the 9th August 1956 South African women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria in order to protest against the Pass Laws (legislation that required Black African people to carry an identity book which gave them permission to […]

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Women and Mentorship Programmes

Tweet In celebration of National Women’s Day on 9 August this year, I thought I would write about women and mentorship programmes. There are various business imperatives for why there should be mentorship programmes which especially focus on female talent, […]

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Women and Mentorship Programmes

Tweet ‘Women in Leadership’ has probably been a focus of discussion for decades and no doubt it has looked different in different eras through out history. However, I think that now, in the new world of work, more than ever […]

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Targetting the (ageing) Boomers: South Africa as a retirement destination

Tweet My good friend and colleague, Lynda Smith, sent me an article recently that got me thinking about how companies and countries need to have strategy for the ageing Baby Boomers. Lynda runs an excellent consulting firm, The Refirement Network, […]

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