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Do you ever feel that no-one really reads your business letters, or perhaps they don’t respond to your e-mails as you would like them to?

Given the importance of data in today’s connected business environment, organisations have no choice but to embrace a more effective data management plan (DMP) as the means to empower them to make better decisions.

Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Pinky Kekana has called for the message that technology is an opportunity for women to participate in the economy and give them a chance at a better life, to be spread far and wide.

Anger that we experience is a two-step process. “The first step is feeling some kind of PAIN – be it emotional (eg: loneliness, loss, or rejection) or physical (eg: headache, or stomach-ache),” says Rachel Johnson, owner of Palomino Training Solutions. “This is the fuel of anger, like a can of petrol sitting there.”

Even with increased use of technological communication methods, such as emails, phone calls, and video conferencing, workplace meetings are still one of the best places to get live feedback, exchange information, collaborate, plan projects and make decisions that will impact the organisation’s bottom line. 

Due to the fact that our economy is contracting (as, inter alia, indicative by the most recent unemployment numbers) we at Maccauvlei Learning Academy came to the realisation that most businesses are feeling the ‘pinch’ in this environment. 

Author of The Slight Edge, Jeff Olson writes about success as follows: “We celebrate that dramatic discovery, the big breakthrough that catapults the hero into a new place.  In other words, we buy lottery tickets.

If you want to be a great writer there are certain language rules you need to follow. Learn from the experts and refine your writing skills.

AIE, Academic Institute of Excellence announced the recent acquisition of the Greenside Design Center.

A Pinterest quote by Lailah Gifty Akita reads: “When your environment is clean you feel happy, motivated and healthy.” We agree. As housekeeping is important so is working in a clean and hygienic work environment. 

Marketing speaks to the business of promoting and selling products or services. This includes doing market research, implementing a promotional strategy, and then doing the actual advertising on the different chosen platforms.  

The leadership landscape has changed a lot over the last two decades. A culture of management through process and hierarchy has given way to a culture of servant leadership through collaboration and co-creation. 

Whether businesses succeed or fail in today’s world is largely determined by forces in the market that are often beyond their control. In earlier times, market behaviour was somewhat predictable. 

Does stress ultimately help or hinder communication? “Stress in small doses can certainly help us perform under pressure,” says Rachel Johnson, owner of Palomino Training Solutions.

Ours is a disruptive world. Disruptors include AI, robotics, computerisation, globalisation and the imminent fourth industrial revolution. Already, a growing number of commercial and industrial processes are being dehumanised. So, are humans reaching their sell-by date?

Do you have any idea what it costs to hire a new employee? 

Business is all about sales – that’s the bottom line. Jacqueline Raw, Owner and Founder of marketing consultancy, Ycagel says, “Not everyone is a sales guru, but you can learn how to do great sales!”

Paxful is on a mission to increase access to the bitcoin economy for the people of Africa through education.

Leadership development would be far simpler to manage if leadership were a singular, finite competency or set of competencies that applied in all situations across the organisation.

Online learning is flexible and convenient but in some ways it can be more challenging than regular training programmes. It requires you to be extremely disciplined and focused.

'The importance of logistics and supply chain management has grown in a really big way,' says Patience Mahlaba of Boston City Campus & Business College, Braamfontein.

Pursuing the career of your dreams starts with knowing what you want to study and which method of study will work best for you. Whether it’s time, money, personal choice, or physical obstacles

In order to remain competitive both locally and in the global economy, and to meet the demands of best practice, businesses require employees to have strong business writing skills.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has called on all role players to ensure a workplace free of incidents and disease.

Survival is almost synonymous with Recession. For this reason, most companies are under a great deal of strain to stretch out their resources. However, are belts being tightened in the right places? To panic is not the solution. Recession is like any other battle.

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