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As a leader in your organization, it is crucial to embrace the task of continuously fostering growth and development within your teams. This approach holds the key to not only enhancing existing leadership skills but also identifying untapped potential among individuals. 


A recent survey has indicated that only seven of South Africa’s top 100 companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) were headed by women. Research suggests that the country’s skill shortage is having an impact on this.

 


Many young people today want careers that will empower them to make a positive difference in the world.  A wide range of socio-economic and political issues including social justice issues, as well as the climate change related crises are top-of-mind on a daily basis, compelling Millennial and Gen Z generations to want to roll up their sleeves and work to bring about change. 


From till-packer to owner of a supermarket in one of South Africa’s biggest retail networks, Shadreck Siziba’s business journey has taken him to the top of the class in the Small Business Academy (SBA) development programme for township entrepreneurs run by the University of Stellenbosch School (USB).


Starting and running a business is challenging especially in today’s economic climate. More than ever, the right support network for a small or medium-sized business can significantly improve the odds of success. This is where accelerator or incubator programmes can be incredibly useful and it’s the reason that more and more SMEs rely on these programmes to assist with their growth.


The essence of life is growth. If there is no growth and progression, life, and we as humans might as well not exist.  Paramount to any person, is to constantly develop themselves so that they can move forward and grow personally and professionally.


One of the biggest assets to any business is its employees. As the job markets continue to evolve, and business environments become more competitive, companies are realising why employee training and development is essential to an organisation.

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