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8 tips to re-energising your team after letting go of staff

If a company has had to let staff go for whatever reason, how do they reallocate team members to do the same work with fewer hands on deck...

Jeff LomeyBy Jeff Lomey 18 Aug 2021

Hayley van der Woude
How to support your team members during difficult times

While there's no shortage of content detailing the effect Covid-19 has had on business, less spoken about is the grief employees feel following a loss...

Hayley van der WoudeBy Hayley van der Woude 2 Aug 2021

4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den BarselaarBy Lyndy van den Barselaar 21 Apr 2021

#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leader
#BizTrends2021: 4 principles to embrace to become an adaptive leader

2020 has shown us so many real qualities about leadership. The one that will be most prominent in 2021 and beyond will be the role of the 'adaptive leader'...

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van RensburgBy Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trends
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trends

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan BotesBy Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

Leavism: Remote employees, don't let your work hijack your holiday
Leavism: Remote employees, don't let your work hijack your holiday

Leavism is a real trend, and a concerning one. As we are approaching summer holidays in the southern hemisphere, I can't help to think about employees not intentionally switching off from work during their well-deserved holiday - especially after...

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 14 Dec 2020

How to beat the burnout
How to beat the burnout

Wellness is not a dirty word. It's also not a trend that's showing any signs of slowing down in the workplace, either. In fact, workplace wellness trends are evolving at a rate that's almost as rapid as technology...

Chris OgdenBy Chris Ogden 30 Nov 2020

Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out
Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out

Have you ever calculated how many of your 24hrs you are in "work-mode" - whether thinking, doing, or responding to a quick mail at a family braai...?

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 26 Nov 2020

Why a mental detox is vital for your well-being
Why a mental detox is vital for your well-being

How would you rate your current mental well-being?

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 8 Oct 2020

Feeling drained? Here's 5 tips to boost your resilience
Feeling drained? Here's 5 tips to boost your resilience

When thinking about resilience, we need to remind ourselves it is not about grit and tenacity. It is more than that...

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 14 Sep 2020

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The future of traditional and digital design

Edward Herridge, Finishing Artist at Grey Advertising reflects on the future of traditional and digital design...

Edward HerridgeBy Edward Herridge 29 Jul 2020

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Creativity and how it works/doesn't work in the WFH era

WFH also seems to work better for people who are more orgazised. People who don't suffer from ADHD. People who don't rely on social interactions as much. And people who don't need much new sensory input. All of which means that this new way of...

John DavenportBy John Davenport 23 Jul 2020

Q&A - pressing issues employers are addressing in light of the coronavirus outbreak
Q&A - pressing issues employers are addressing in light of the coronavirus outbreak

Johan Botes, partner and head of the Employment & Compensation Practice at Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, addresses a series of questions many South African employees and employers are asking amid the the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak...

Johan BotesBy Johan Botes 19 Mar 2020

Wayne Naidoo, CEO of Duke.
#BizTrends 2020: Gearing up our people for the future

We can all ponder and debate the trends for 2020 - everyone has his or her own perception as to what will influence our industry most. But looking back on a fairly tumultuous past twelve months, the only thing we can truly be assured of is that, try...

Wayne NaidooBy Wayne Naidoo 27 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: 5 trends shaping great company culture

I believe that in 2020, we will see companies placing a greater focus on leaders becoming more intentional, purposeful and systematic about how they author, create and drive company culture...

Helene VermaakBy Helene Vermaak 23 Jan 2020

Boniswa Pezisa, CEO of Net#work BBDO.
#BizTrends2020: The rise of essentialism, mindfulness and Boomer apps

I predict we will see a rise of essentialism and discernment, mindfulness and wholesomeness, and Boomer apps over the course of 2020...

Boniswa PezisaBy Boniswa Pezisa 9 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: During the tech revolution, people want work environments to be more human
#BizTrends2020: During the tech revolution, people want work environments to be more human

Previously a pure administrative function, human resources today is a revitalised and revolutionised specialisation, focused on employing a holistic approach to unleash true human capital...

Jason StewartBy Jason Stewart 7 Jan 2020

Rules eat culture for breakfast
Rules eat culture for breakfast

There's the saying that culture eats strategy for breakfast. Cute, but from my experience, totally incorrect...

Sid PeimerBy Sid Peimer 21 Oct 2019

Melinda Fouché, a clinical psychologist, Tarryn Pickup, marketing manager for Joe Public United and a non-medical hypnotherapist, Sam Wilson-Späth, head of digital and social media at Woolworths marketing, Natasha Reddy, who was the HR business partner at HelloFCB+ and Tinyiko Mageza, who was the executive manager: marketing V&A Waterfront.
#SheSays: It's okay not to be okay

The state of mental health in modern workplaces is bleak. We all work under intense pressure, especially in creative industries where job-induced anxiety, depression and burnout is rife...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 30 Aug 2019

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4 incentive travel trends to keep young employees happy this #YouthMonth

There has never been a more critical time for companies to attract, retain and keep young employees happy in the workplace...

Teresa RichardsonBy Teresa Richardson 18 Jun 2019

Palesa Kgasane, former editor, Between10and5; Robyn Campbell, managing director at HelloFCB+; Emma King, founder and MD at The Friday Street Club; Lani Carstens, group managing and executive director at John Brown Media; Kay Orlandi, strategic partner at 3Verse and Anelde Greeff, one of the directors of SheSays Cape Town. Image credit: .
#SheSays: How to deal with toxic colleagues and finding your tribe

Why do women drag other women down? How can we make it stop? How do you find your best-ever work wife (or husband)? SheSays Cape Town invited a panel of women to unpack 'the pink elephant' in the room...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 30 May 2019

9 awkward workplace scenarios and how to deal with them
9 awkward workplace scenarios and how to deal with them

Awkward workplace scenarios... Most of us have encountered at least one of the below-listed scenarios. The big question remains: Should we or shouldn't we discuss the big elephant in the room...?

Anja van BeekBy Anja van Beek 9 May 2019

Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!
Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!

Customer satisfaction is simply no longer enough to ensure business success. Customers want to feel important, engaged and valued. They don't want to be satisfied - they want to be delighted!...

Mornay Roberts-LombardBy Mornay Roberts-Lombard 23 Apr 2019

How to build a corporate culture for your remote team
How to build a corporate culture for your remote team

Did you know that almost 80% of knowledge workers worldwide work at least one day of each week remotely? By 2020, analysts expect that more than 1,3-billion people will work remotely...

Dorine ReinsteinBy Dorine Reinstein 20 Mar 2019

How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme
How to get a 400% return - and it's not a pyramid scheme

It used to be that the only way you could get that kind of return, was to start a community of zealots and then get your followers to appreciate the privilege of investing in your cause for a hard-to-believe return...

Sid PeimerBy Sid Peimer 14 Mar 2019

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