Leading global companies to advance women

CEOs join a programme called Paradigm for Parity that prescribes five steps for advancing women

Even the best office ‘toxic handlers’ need help to keep playing their valuable roles

It can be stressful and tiring to be the person to whom colleagues turn for support and advice. But it’s a valuable role, and here’s how to avoid being ...

Working moms face 4% pay penalty while dads get 6% bonus

New research on the ‘motherhood penalty’ reveals taking a break to raise children carries a greater cost for high-skilled, high-paid women, writes Rebecca ...

Super Group’s Mountford wins entrepreneurs award

Logistic group’s CEO was commended for his entrepreneurial spirit’, the company’s financial performance and his integrity and influence

Three tactics for shutting down gossip

What should you do if you work in an office where colleagues regularly talk about one another?

CSG says revenue leap shows growth by acquisition is working

CSG’s interim revenue growth of 43% have been attributed to acquisitions of security and cleaning industry staff suppliers and a bigger stake in Ukweza

Three sets of traits to look for in spotting successful chief executives

Stereotypes are not much use in separating the great CEOs from the multitude of also-rans. Here are three sets of attributes to look for

Brains show us how to be the best boss

Neuroscience has started to identify the mechanisms that cause the creative, innovative and thinking parts of the brain to switch on or off

Three ways to develop your empathy

Developing empathy requires self-awareness, self-management, patience, endurance and lots of practice

Vision and flexibility: how the CEO of G4S Africa succeeds across a continent

SPONSORED: Mel Brooks, regional president of G4S Africa, knows what it takes to run a successful company

Running a KFC empire is about more than fast food

SPONSORED: As KFC Africa expands, it focuses on the customer experience as much as it does on its food, says CEO Doug Smart

CEO x 1 Day: new skills for the next generation

SPONSORED: Odgers Berndtson's CEO x 1 Day lets MBA students spend a day with executives. Click to read more about today's CEO skills, leadership and more.

CEO for a Day: students share SA business leaders’ top lessons

SPONSORED: For Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa's CEO for a Day initiative, students spend time with business leaders to learn valuable lessons

Want to lead a start-up? These are the skills you need

SPONSORED: Launching a start-up isn’t for the cowardly. Mike Quinn, CEO of Zoona, explains what it takes

WATCH: How CEOs can make the most of the next generation of workers

SPONSORED: Leon Ayo of Odgers Berndtson Sub-Saharan Africa explains how CEOs need to adjust to the needs of the next generation of workers

Why the manufacturing sector needs to attract today’s ‘digital natives’

SPONSORED: New technology models require skills sets that are in short supply at all levels in the manufacturing sector

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