Analysis

19 hours ago | February 26, 2021

Understanding the WTO

Are you tired of hearing, with great puzzlement, about “trade liberalisation”, “trade barriers”, “trade policy review” ...

Habits that shape customer actions

Robert Gonye The last year has changed many habits during the pandemic, from how we have business meetings to how to go ...

An economist’s reluctant ponder on patriotism

Alfred M. Mthimkhulu A colleague has been pestering me on how I would define and appraise patriotism as a mechanism for ...

1 week ago | February 19, 2021

An economist’s reluctant ponder on patriotism

A colleague has been pestering me on how I would define and appraise patriotism as a mechanism for economic development.

Choose excellence

“It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.” (Isaac Disraeli). The way ...

2 weeks ago | February 12, 2021

Some thoughts on innovation hubs

Alfred M. Mthimkhulu This week, the United Arab Emirates’ spacecraft reached Mars after seven months in space. The ...

Planning one’s estate

Arthur Marara “My papers are in order, and I pray for an order in terms of the draft”, this is the recital that I ...

Demystifying restraint of trade clauses

Jacob Mutevedzi So you have finally mustered the courage to leave your current job? You have landed that coveted dream ...

Excellence: Only way to go

Arthur Marara “Choose excellence is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.” ...

3 weeks ago | February 5, 2021

Bezos’ next moves after Amazon

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos is stepping down as chief executive of the tech company he founded but said the move ...

4 weeks ago | January 29, 2021

Choose to add value to others this week

I want to share with you on the fourth choice for greatness. I have tried to lay the foundation in the preceding ...

Piercing the corporate shield

From purchasing building materials, buying airline tickets to ordering pizza, dealing with a company at some point of ...

Rental economy gains traction

Is it really accurate to say “New Year’s Resolutions” if there’s no mention of intentions along the lines of “save more ...

SA-based analysts speak on Tesla’s valuations

Moneyweb’s Simon Brown talks to Viv Govender, portfolio manager at Rand Swiss. SIMON BROWN: I’m chatting now with Viv ...

Human capital development, NDS1

Chapter 8 of the National Development Strategy 1 is titled Human Capital Development and Innovation. The chapter can be ...

5 no-equipment workouts to try at home

Then, nothing should stop you from burning those calories and achieving the body of your dreams. Many people plan to ...

Billion-dollar opportunity for Africa in EO data

Geneva, Switzerland. — Earth Observation (EO) data can help economies tap millions in fiscal revenues while creating job ...

Strengthening business through alignment

Marketing and sales teams may work for the same company, but they behave like enemies way too frequently. 

1 month ago | January 22, 2021

A remarkable thing could happen as we return to work

When Covid-19 forced much of the world to quickly to shut down offices, factories, schools, shops and restaurants, and ...

Seven choices for greatness

Last week I started a series of articles on the above topic. As promised last week, I am going to continue.