Gerhard Veldman

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead…

3 Ways Your Sales Team Can Outshine The Competition

3 Ways Your Sales Team Can Outshine The Competition

A business without revenue is just a hobby… and a business without a great sales team has no revenue. So…

Being Engaged At Work Is Not The Same As Being Productive

Being Engaged At Work Is Not The Same As Being Productive

The holy grail of today’s workplace is high employee engagement. According to Gallup’s oft-cited research on the topic, just about one-third…

The One Thing Great Leaders Never Do

The One Thing Great Leaders Never Do

The ever-increasing presence of knowledge workers (people who know more about what they are doing than their boss does) presents…

What Is Dopamine And How Does It Affect The Brain?

What Is Dopamine And How Does It Affect The Brain?

What is Dopamine? Dopamine is one of many chemicals in the body, but as a Slate article notes, it’s implicated in some…

Ford South Africa Reacted Badly In A Crisis

Ford South Africa Reacted Badly In A Crisis

In December 2015, Reshall Jimmy burnt to death in his 1.6-litre EcoBoost Ford Kuga in South Africa. Since then a…

Starting To Start

Starting To Start

‘The horse-thief started by stealing a fowl.’ This Hausa saying illustrates progression; start small and with each accomplishment you can…

Break Bad Habits With A Simple Checklist

Break Bad Habits With A Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take…

How To Prepare For Robots In The Workplace

How To Prepare For Robots In The Workplace

Artificial intelligence (AI) — including robotics and cognitive computing—has been one of the top discussions on the minds of business…

Is Blockchain The Next Great Hope – Or Hype?

Is Blockchain The Next Great Hope – Or Hype?

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin may have captured the public’s fancy – and also engendered a healthy dose of skepticism –…