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BexGroup – reimagining office space in a post-lockdown Technopark

BexGroup – reimagining office space in a post-lockdown Technopark

COVID-19 has forced employers to reimagine the role offices play in their organisations. The work-from-home trend has opened up opportunities while also highlighting limitations. We spoke to Technopark building owner and BexGroup CEO Gustav Bester about his company’s COVID-19 experience, his new offices in post-lockdown Stellenbosch, and the role of this new work-space in his company’s growth strategy.    COVID-19’s impact on office space Before the rapid globalisation of COVID-19, offices were generally seen as critical to driving productivity and building a corporate culture. As noted by one 2020 MacKinsey & Company report: Companies competed intensely for prime office space in major urban centers...

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Distraction: How technology competes for your attention

Distraction: How technology competes for your attention

The digital economy is based upon competition to consume your attention. It is therefore no wonder that technology is becoming more and more addictive. But what makes us so susceptible to these digital distractions?   Is Google making us stupid? In 2008, the...

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Distraction: How technology competes for your attention
Distraction: How technology competes for your attention

The digital economy is based upon competition to consume your attention. It is therefore no wonder that technology is becoming more and more addictive. But what makes us so susceptible to these digital distractions?   Is Google making us stupid? In 2008, the...

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KAMERS are back to beautiful Blaauklippen
KAMERS are back to beautiful Blaauklippen

At 9am on 23 October, KAMERS/MAKERS will open the gates on our first show of 2020, after what has been a brutal year for SA’s artisan makers, with many barely surviving. It is also exactly a year ago, under these same ancient oaks, that thousands of us stopped...

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Love your locals: Technopark takes a Hit during Pandemic
Love your locals: Technopark takes a Hit during Pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating for small businesses around the world. From loss of business entirely, to finding ways to shift to e-commerce rapidly, entrepreneurs in South Africa are being forced to adapt fast. Many of us know and love small businesses...

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Five steps for effective decision-making in uncertain times
Five steps for effective decision-making in uncertain times

Within the COVID-19 paradigm we are steering ourselves, families, communities and organisations through uncharted waters. While there is no roadmap to guide tough decisions, we can, however, consider the most effective means of making decisions in order to mitigate...

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Steering the Ship with a Growth Mindset
Steering the Ship with a Growth Mindset

The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe with uncertainty, tragedy and panic. How can you best equip yourself and your business to embrace new challenges in uncharted waters? Developing the right mindset could be a good place to start, and a growth mindset may just...

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Small Business Survival in the Times of COVID-19
Small Business Survival in the Times of COVID-19

COVID-19: A Global Pandemic Quarantine, isolation, social distancing, disruption, uncertainty. These are just a few words associated with our current milieu. The COVID-19 virus’ exponential spread from Wuhan, China to the rest of the world has caught governments,...

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Recognising the Signs of Corporate Burnout
Recognising the Signs of Corporate Burnout

Has a stressful year left you feeling helpless, disillusioned, and completely exhausted? You may just be in need of a well-deserved holiday. On the other hand, you may be on the road to burnout. Burnout doesn’t discriminate, and anyone in the modern workforce can fall...

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Three Reasons To Walk In Your Workday
Three Reasons To Walk In Your Workday

For many of us, walking has become something of an evolutionary relic. We live fast-paced lives; who has the time to saunter through life? This ancient activity can, however, make a real contribution to your physical and mental performance. Here are three fundamental...

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