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Healthy sleep for better workplace productivity

Healthy sleep for better workplace productivity

Modern-day living does not always embrace the need for adequate sleep. Sleep is however essential for survival. If you want the best performance from your employees, it is vital that both you and your employees understand the fundamental importance of sleep.

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Six soft skills to future-proof your job

Six soft skills to future-proof your job

The world of work is evolving rapidly and the skills employers look for in new hires are changing. Soft skills are a favourite topic among business recruiters. What are soft skills, and what role do they play in future-proofing your job?

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The importance of empathic management in a new work order

The importance of empathic management in a new work order

The normalisation of remote work is a disruptive and transformative trend that is ushering in a new era of management. Beyond putting policies and practices in place to deal with the virtualisation of work, organisations and HR functions need to equip managers to deal with resulting changes in manager-employee relationships. According to research, this new work order necessitates empathic management. Who are empathic managers, and how can organisations cultivate this new brand of leaders?

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Healthy sleep for better workplace productivity
Healthy sleep for better workplace productivity

Modern-day living does not always embrace the need for adequate sleep. Sleep is however essential for survival. If you want the best performance from your employees, it is vital that both you and your employees understand the fundamental importance of sleep.  ...

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Six soft skills to future-proof your job
Six soft skills to future-proof your job

The world of work is evolving rapidly and the skills employers look for in new hires are changing. Soft skills are a favourite topic among business recruiters. What are soft skills, and what role do they play in future-proofing your job?   The changing employment...

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The importance of empathic management in a new work order
The importance of empathic management in a new work order

The normalisation of remote work is a disruptive and transformative trend that is ushering in a new era of management. Beyond putting policies and practices in place to deal with the virtualisation of work, organisations and HR functions need to equip managers to deal...

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ABC Security moves to 19 Quantum Street
ABC Security moves to 19 Quantum Street

When it comes to South Africa, you unfortunately have to put a price on security. Technopark is therefore excited to welcome ABC Security to the Technopark community as both tenant and prospective property owner. Learn more about what it means to have ABC Security in...

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Coenraad Torlage – Photographer of Our Time
Coenraad Torlage – Photographer of Our Time

Coenraad Torlage from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography was awarded the 2021 Student Photographer of the Year Award. We spoke to him about his inspirations and aspirations as a young farmer and photographer in South Africa. An achievement of global...

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Why do we procrastinate?
Why do we procrastinate?

We're all guilty of it, but for some procrastination can be more dangerous than others. Why do we procrastinate and how can one go about beating what seems to be a mysterious force of nature?   We’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another   You have an...

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How to get SMART about setting goals
How to get SMART about setting goals

Embarking on a journey without a basic roadmap is a sure way to get yourself lost. So why do we insist on navigating life without a plan. Setting goals is an important part of plotting your course, staying motivated and acknowledging achievement. Let’s look at how to...

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Four universal qualities of effective communication
Four universal qualities of effective communication

Whether you are a high-powered CEO, a mid-level manager or an intern trying to get your foot in the door, effective communication is the cornerstone to success. Not only on the individual level, but the organisational level too. But what is effective communication and...

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Boosting employee morale in the age of remote work
Boosting employee morale in the age of remote work

The new year has ushered in more uncertainty as the world continues to grapple with a global pandemic. One thing appears certain - remote work, for the time being, is here to stay. With the growing evidence of mental wellbeing issues related to isolation, it is vital...

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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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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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