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"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily."

Have you ever noticed how some companies seem to go out of their way to place obstacles between their customers and great service? I sometimes imagine that there is a special director in charge of creating as much difficulty as possible for customers.

As the agile revolution continues to sweep South Africa, it’s clear that many companies are finding that quality issues are creeping into their development environment. Some even start to question whether agile has some inherent incompatibility with quality.

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the department will over the medium term invest heavily in research and infrastructure.

Have you ever thought about what kind of person your business would be if it was human? Or what kind of car?

Have you ever thought of teaching English overseas? It is a great way to travel and make money at the same time. All you need is a recognized teaching qualification which you can obtain at i to i.

The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has once again come out tops as the only African and South African business school to be ranked as one of the top providers of executive education programmes.

Lawyers and legal advisors working in Africa should be good managers and great leaders, with a comprehensive understanding of the business world’s complexities and shifting paradigms of emerging market economies.

REDISA, by resolving the waste tyre problem through a circular economy approach, is developing work opportunities within the technology sector.

While factors like innovative products, quality services and cutting edge strategies play a part in the success of a business, none of these can be effectively implemented without engaged employees

Helene Vermaak, Director at The Human Edge says that micromanagement minimises autonomy, initiative and positive relationships and is unfortunately very prevalent in most work environments.

Leadership styles change. What never changes is the need for corporate leaders to motivate teams, make profits and deliver efficiency improvements.

The dynamics in the business world has changed dramatically since a decade ago.

Government is working with members of the ICT sector and communities to ensure development in rural areas.

Getting a ‘roasting’ from the eye-witness consumer is a growing risk for business now that social media can broadcast even the appearance of questionable behaviour.

Wisdom is elusive, but education goes a long way to tracking and pinning it down.

It's not often that a parent and child are afforded the opportunity to study together. Two families share their experiences with the aim to inspire more mother and son study partnerships

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is planning to create a forum to strengthen HIV research, not only in South Africa, but throughout the African continent.

There is a fine line between informal and unprofessional behaviour in the workplace. So how do you know when you've crossed the line?

The growing complexity of the marketing role places a huge burden on marketing leaders

Is there really going to be a shortage of artisans as the government goes slow on its planned mega billion infrastructure build programme?

Whether you have been promoted within the organisation or have walked into an entirely new management position, making a good first impression is always challenging.

We are in the business of training and development because we believe that we can create meaningful change in the lives of learners and organisations alike.

Distance learning is receiving much attention in South Africa and trends indicate that the medium is growing rapidly both locally and globally.

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