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15-02-2017

Strategy, Structure and Systems

A business needs to constantly re-evaluate and tweak (sometimes even revolutionise) how departments are structured, how people are organised and how systems are aligned.

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19-07-2016

Talent Wars

Good talent is hard to find and great talent is even scarcer. The problem doesn't end there: companies need to work extra hard to retain their best talent.

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19-04-2016

How Strategy can help your business

The days of detailed and elaborate Strategic Planning are over. In fact, some would argue that Strategy and Planning are a misnomer anyway.

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30-07-2015

Digital Addiction

People today, apparently, suffer from: FOMO (fear of missing out), FOBO (fear of being offline) and nomo-phobia (fear of being out of mobile contact).

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16-07-2015

Career Setbacks

In today’s day and age, it is becoming increasing ‘normal’ for all managers, even the high fliers, to suffer a career setback. Only the very lucky or the extremely well connected escape this harsh reality.

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02-07-2015

Delegate or Relegate

It literally is impossible, when in a senior management position, to do everything yourself. You either delegate the task or you effectively relegate it.

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18-06-2015

Business Bias

Decisions in business are inevitably loaded with bias. By ‘business bias’ I mean that managers tend to be prejudiced in favour or against one thing usually in a way considered to be unfair or distorted.

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03-06-2015

The Organisation

I cringe with embarrassment as I watch Sepp Blatter declare to the rest of world that he wants to clean things up at FIFA, as if he wasn’t the organisation’s president for the past 18-odd years.

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22-05-2015

Email Etiquette

Someone recently informed me that ‘Dear...’ is out. Apparently, it is too formal and old hat. I am told that ‘Hi’ is more suited for email. Someone else told me that there is no need for any formalities whatsoever and that even ‘Hi’ is unnecessary; just get straight to the point almost like one would with a text (SMS) message. It seems like it's a bit of a free for all and anything goes when it comes to emailing.

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07-05-2015

The Power of Infographics

The idea is simple: complex ideas are broken down and explained by means of visual images intertwined with key words.

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