Best Practices

How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees

How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees

Few topics have captivated talent management discussions more intensely than potential. The obsession with predicting who may be a future star or the next top leader has influenced…

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

One of the most challenging decisions freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent consultants face is how much to charge for their time and expertise….

Is A Universal Basic Income A Good Idea?

Is A Universal Basic Income A Good Idea?

What if everyone on the planet received a guaranteed income whether or not they worked?  That’s the idea behind the…

No Radical Economic Transformation Without Economic Growth

No Radical Economic Transformation Without Economic Growth

Economic transformation in SA is long overdue, but current talk about radical economic transformation is “mere political rhetoric”, said panellists…

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

Pretend that you’re an experienced buyer who has met with hundreds of business-to-business salespeople. What percentage of them would you…

Creating The Company You Want – Not The One You Have

Creating The Company You Want – Not The One You Have

Long-term success comes from planning. Be sure to implement the necessary systems and processes before they are actually needed. Prep…

‘White Monopoly Capital’ Is Not About Race

‘White Monopoly Capital’ Is Not About Race

The term ‘White monopoly capital’ and the related ‘radical economic transformation’ have come to dominate the political discourse in the…

How AI Will Change Strategy: A Thought Experiment

How AI Will Change Strategy: A Thought Experiment

How will AI change strategy? That’s the single most common question the three of us are asked from corporate executives,…

Unbridled

Unbridled

There’s a school of thought that argues that markets are the solution to everything. That money is the best indication…

Thinking About a “Work from Anywhere” Arrangement? Ask These Questions First

Thinking About a “Work from Anywhere” Arrangement? Ask These Questions First

Overworked professionals have always dreamed of escaping to a quiet beach. But ever since Tim Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Workweek stormed…