Opinion

1 week ago | September 18, 2020

Do Zim’s policies support economic freedom?

The cornerstones of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, open markets, and clearly defined and ...

4 weeks ago | August 28, 2020

Revisiting the purpose of a central bank

“We must have a currency . . . elastically responsive to sound credit . . . the normal ebb and flow of personal and ...

Enhancing, or adding value?

Value addition has become a common term among Zimbabweans these days.

Dealing with a difficult customer

Being a topical issue, handling a difficult customer will always be experienced in the business line of work. One of the ...

1 month ago | August 21, 2020

Keeping up with Generation Z in business

Tonderai is a typical 17-year-old who is glued to his phone most of the time. When he is not on his phone, he spends his ...

Protecting portfolios in time of Covid-19

Three local boutique managers share their thoughts on gold, options and more.

Psychological safety: Key to business survival

Earlier this year, I was invited to facilitate a strategy and a team building session for a client. I sat for lunch with ...

Global compensation deal: The good and the bad

The signing of the US$3,5 billion Global Compensation Deed (CGD) between the Government of Zimbabwe and the former ...

2 months ago | August 7, 2020

Understanding levels of time: Getting more done

Almost everyone at some point in their career will toy with adopting some kind of time-management system. Very few stick ...

7 laws of personal branding

Everyone is a brand! You are a brand where you are now. Whether you are aware of it or not, you actually have a personal ...

Cultural ‘faux pax’ in business

Sunday the second of August 2020, was a very special day. I decided to “deisolate” and venture out a little and restock ...

2 months ago | July 24, 2020

Forex auction system outperforms expectations

Misheck Ugaro Following introduction of the foreign exchange trading system on June 23, 2020, the market sentiment was ...

Removal of a ventilator from an economy in ICU

Shingai Ndoro An ailing, sick or troubled economy needs medication of policy and actions. Does this include abandoning a ...

Managing remote sales reps

Robert Gonye A lot of managers worry about productivity when making the transition from in-office teams to remote work ...

What are the limits to auction rate

The auction system is working ever better as the process of price discovery becomes more exact, with just $12 between ...

SA hotel occupancies collapse to almost zero

It comes as no surprise that Statistics SA’s survey of tourism accommodation covering April and May found that the ...

Why should losses be socialised, gains privatised?

Isaah Mhlanga There is a consensus on what is required to revive South Africa’s economic growth across business, labour, ...

The power of savings clubs

Joseline Sithole I am not sure if I miss the strict parental discipline of yesteryear or the current negotiation style, ...

3 months ago | July 10, 2020

Auction system a positive development

How long will we have to wait for foreign currency stability? It’s now three weeks into Zimbabwe’s new foreign currency ...

Get your brand noticed on a budget

Brand building is key in keeping customers in mind and deliver messages that support your company’s mission. In a ...