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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 how can one go about mastering it? 

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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 working, for the time being, is here to stay. With the growing evidence of mental wellbeing issues related to isolation, it is vital to identify and tackle low morale in your workforce. Let’s take a look at how you can address the psychology of your company with positive, reinforcing actions in order to build a strong foundation of mental resilience. 

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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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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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