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Tech expert & macroeconomist explains Moore’s law and what needs to change

How top performers do much more than dream. They develop a series of realistic goals that will propel them to where they want to be

Companies can’t afford to ignore the incoming tide of wearables and how a bit of forward thinking can harness wearables in the bring your own device (BYOD) trend

Understanding why you’re networking and how to maximise any potential contacts you make is vital to help a business grow

It looks like the late 90s are back in vogue in the mining industry

Who counted the beans? Who spilt the beans? Stephen Archer gives us his insight into the fall from grace of one of the worlds largest supermarket chains.

We offer some tips on how business owners can manage conflict in the workplace and encourage a happy working environment

Talent retention and engagement remain on-going human capital issues - short term goals will always be with us but HR strategy needs a broader vision

Cheryl G Jones of the University of Kentucky explains why the lean times may be a salutary experience for any business – and why girls make just as good engineers as boys

How to get beyond skeptical customers who are tired of hearing claims of superiority and don’t believe your genuine innovation can benefit their company

With many companies feeling more positive about their future growth, Stephen Archer, Business analyst and director of Spring Partnerships offers ten ways for businesses to accelerate growth and get ahead of the pack.

Innovation can turn an industry on its head and leave the leading companies playing catch-up

Leaders need to think big, in order to create a compelling vision, using plenty of imagination and creativity to consider the future business strategy

There comes a time in an entrepreneurÔÇÖs business life when they need to step aside and bring in experienced management to handle ÔÇÿday to dayÔÇÖ life in order for the business to develop

Spam emails offering everything from Russian brides to half of Nigeria’s GDP are the scourge of every office worker’s life, here are seven top tips on how to rid your mailbox of pointless emails, and how to tell when they really are a scam

Times are changing in South Africa there is a belief that many people will be surprised by how much the construction industry has changed its view on female employees

With new light being cast upon the issue of conflict minerals, we talk to Lina Villa-Córdoba, Executive Director of the Alliance for Responsible Mining, about the threat to Artisanal and Small-scale mining (ASM) operations and how it can be combatted

Recent times have not been kind to junior miners but, as John Gravelle, Partner and Global Mining Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) explains, there is plenty of optimism that the worst is over in this sector

How attention to detail in the quality of your customer’s experience, that are often overlooked, has a positive bottom-line payoffz

Engaged employees stay with companies for a long time. They are part of the company team, company culture, and company value. Creating company engagement drives employee retention. Retaining great employees keeps hiring and training costs low. Retaining employees can only be achieved with consistent and effective employee communication

Leaders who ask and receive feedback can utilise it as a vital ingredient for their own development

With the increasing occurrence of cybersecurity breaches, what must executives do to find the optimum formula to prevent future violations

All too often meetings take up an inordinate amount of time. But by focusing on meeting productivity, individuals and businesses can greatly reduce time wastage

We keep hearing in the news about directors whose standards fall below that which was expected of them in their role and what would be expected of them by society in general. How can an organisation minimise the risk of such people emerging?