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You Didn't Read Wrong - SA CEOs Earn About 500 Times More Than Their Workers

A lot happened on the labour front this week. First, an expert panel set up by government proposed a R3,500 minimum wage, which was roundly slated by …

ABOUT US

OUR STORY<p><b>It all began with a wall full of sticky notes, a trip around the world and one question. Could the church be the epicenter for bringing</b> …

SkillsFuture - SkillsFuture Credit

Courses subsidised or approved by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) including online courses.<p>Selected courses offered by Ministry of Education …

What are the 21st-century skills every student needs?

The gap between the skills people learn and the skills people need is becoming more obvious, as traditional learning falls short of equipping …

Home

1 Global Economic Inclusivity<p>The Interational Labor Organization estimates more than 300 million home-based workers who are too often underserved as …

Founders’ vision keeps engine running | Financial Times

Marconi, Warner-Lambert, BellSouth, Lehman Brothers, Cadbury, Rowntree, Mannesmann, Aventis — the rate at which familiar corporate names are …

The Future Of Progressive Business Is Companies That Are Good, Not Just Doing Good

By Ben Schillerlong Read<p>These days, we have high expectations of what companies should be. It’s not enough that they make good products. They also …

Sustainability

From Nenegate to Brexit - see what moved rand the most

PETROL SHOCKER: Inland price spurts over R16/litre Tom Moyane a 'despot', SARS Inquiry told What happened at VBS Bank? WATCH: This woman has cut down …

GameChangers

01/12<p>Purpose-First<p>Clearly defining your mission and demonstrating your commitment to it through a theory of change that drives your strategy, impact …

GameChangers: The World's Top Purpose-Driven Organizations

<i>In the lead up to the 2013 Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship, the Skoll World Forum is featuring the ideas and innovations of several speakers and delegates, all of whom are writing on entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to some of the world’s most pressing social issues.</i> …

Three Rules For Holding Virtual Meetings That People Don’t Hate

Scrap your conference call dial-in number. You won’t be needing it anymore.<p>Companies today operate across multiple time zones as a matter of course. And recent years have seen a boom in collaborative technologies to help them do that. But you may not know it based on the way many companies still …

White vs black unemployment in South Africa

DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane says that race remains a significant indicator of income level in South Africa.<p>Speaking to the DA Students’ Organisation …

These Major Trends Are Changing Business as You Know It

The following trends will greatly affect business over the next five years. How are you dealing with them?<p>The world has changed a lot in five years.<p>Who could have predicted the disruptive repercussions of the sharing economy? Or the domino effects LinkedIn and Twitter have had on B2B …

Human Resources

The Changing Nature of Organizations, Work, and Workplace

Introduction<p>Imagine you went to sleep and woke up to a work day in 1960. How different is your work life today, compared to what it was 40 years ago? …

The Class Of 2016 Is Both Practical And Idealistic About Their Job Prospects

Armed with diplomas and burdened with historic debt loads, recent college graduates are both optimistic and pragmatic.<p>By now you may have heard that the economic future of the Class of 2016 is looking relatively bright. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) found that their job prospects are better …

The Nature of Change and New Leadership

In this excerpt from their new book From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership, authors Kevin Eikenberry and Guy Harris asks us to analyze our own emotions and ideas on change and walk us through what change feels like, especially for new leaders.<p>As a way to get …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

You Asked: Are My Devices Messing With My Brain?

First it was radio. Then it was television. Now doomsayers are offering scary predictions about the consequences of smartphones and all the other …

Why Companies Are Becoming B Corporations

The landscape of American corporations is changing. Since the financialization of the economy in the late 1970s, corporate governance practices have tightly linked the purpose of business with maximizing shareholder value. However, as the 21st century pushes on, there has been an increased emphasis …

Why impactful businesses generate more profit

The Purpose-Driven Business: Why Your Mission Matters

Your success—as a leader, visionary, executive—isn’t just the sum of all you do in any given day or even in a given year. That’s because excellence isn’t a list of to-do’s. The way to excel in your field and in your business is the degree to which you are purpose driven. Your <i>why</i>, in other words, …