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October 5, 2018

THE ART OF MANAGING UPWARDS

Not only can it put you on the path to promotion, it can help your boss shine while also boosting organisational effectiveness, innovation and engagement.

And managing up – which can mean anticipating needs and coming up with solutions without being asked – has never been as important as it is now, as workplaces are under increasing demand to adapt to rapid change.

Changing hierarchies

Workspaces are increasingly fluid, with more people working remotely, on contract, and consultancy bases – a phenomenon tied to the rise of the gig economy. The old ladder-style hierarchy, with its clear structure of leadership, is changing.

In the gig economy, people will [...]

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October 3, 2018

BE THE BRANSON OF BUSINESS, THE CLARKSON OF CARS

What do these all have in common?

A raucous Iron Maiden concert in South America, Nigella Lawson cooking up a storm while casting off sensual one-liners; Jeremy Clarkson colliding with just about everything, sideways and at high-speed, in the newest Lamborghini; Arnold Schwarzenegger pumping iron until his jugular throbs; and a professor in Canada who refuses to bow to politically correct gender norms? Oh, and Julius Malema?

For one very specific reason or another, all stand out in their industries. And all are the subject of a new South African business book focusing on how individuals and brands go about becoming industry leaders: What Makes Them Great? 50 Ways to [...]

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October 1, 2018

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES BEYOND CONTENT PLANS

Content plans have driven the desire to see our content distributed through advertising channels, influencers, competition channels and just about any other medium we can find. An over prioritisation of content plans has led marketing professionals to believe that the value of a social media strategy is all about impressions, comments and likes.

Single essence of online presence

Content plans definitely have their place in the eco-system of a social media strategy, however, for many it’s become the single essence of their online presence and this is concerning.

I recently had the opportunity to speak at The Sunday Times Next Generation Conference about this exact [...]

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September 14, 2018

FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES TO APPSAFRICA INNOVATION AWARDS

The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards – showcasing the continent’s most innovative ventures – provide winners with industry recognition, global publicity, and networking opportunities with over 300 industry peers at the awards ceremony in Cape Town on November 12. Winners are also invited to Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2019 to join more than 400 tech leaders from across the continent.

The awards provide are open to corporates, established ventures or startups which have launched tech services in at least one African market.

Applicants must operate in one of the 14 categories covered by the awards: Disruptive Innovation, Health Tech, Best African App, Enterprise, Blockchain, [...]

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