Finally! Azuri Technologies Is Embracing Solar Power And Using It Wisely

Finally! Azuri Technologies Is Embracing Solar Power And Using It Wisely

Without having too much of a rant I will say this – I cannot wrap my head around the fact that we do not harness more solar energy in this country, I just can’t. Especially living in sunny South Africa, watching building after building being

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The Elusive And Ficticious Work Life Balance

  If you have been striving to achieve this balance I’m truly sorry, but your efforts have been in vain. Allow me to elaborate. 1. Calling it a work life balance immediately assigns the most importance to the wrong element in the statement. You do not stop

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The Case For Organisations To Be More Finnish

The Case For Organisations To Be More Finnish

  A while ago I read an article on why Finland is so successful at, well, everything, and earmarked it as “Finland is Awesome”. The more research I do into organisations, and the more “Finland is Awesome” style articles that I read, the more I

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R.O.W.E, R.O.W.E, R.O.W.E, Your Boat…Whenever The Heck You Like

R.O.W.E, R.O.W.E, R.O.W.E, Your Boat…Whenever The Heck You Like

  As I’ve discussed before, and will likely explore a lot more in future, the 1950’s organisational “asses-on-seats-in-offices = productivity” thinking needs to go. We’ve all got mobile devices blah blah, always reachable blah blah – thats old news by now. Perhaps what we haven’t

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Walking Meetings & Treadmill Desks, Physical Health, Mental Wealth, both?

Walking Meetings & Treadmill Desks, Physical Health, Mental Wealth, both?

  Whilst more and more research shows how bad sitting for long periods of time can be, most people have little choice but to spend most of their day ass on-seat staring at a screen. Beyond the numerous health issues that arise – think back problems

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A Company Structure “Flatter Than A Pancake Levelled By A Steamroller”

A Company Structure “Flatter Than A Pancake Levelled By A Steamroller”

A UCLA MBA student has gone rogue! He has turned his back on all the management theories he learnt at this prestigious institution and if he were in my vicinity right now- I would high five him, possibly twice. Like a refreshing glass of chilled

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Mulitasking- We Love It But It Actually Sucks

Mulitasking- We Love It But It Actually Sucks

It has long been said that women can multitask which is seen a positive thing and men cannot, to their  detriment. Unfortunately I am going to spend the rest of this article debunking multitasking and its supposed benefits, because it actually sucks productivity out of

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Do You Have What It Takes To Hire Millennials?… And Keep Them On?

Do You Have What It Takes To Hire Millennials?… And Keep Them On?

Heres the thinking: (I am a millennial/generation Y-er myself). My grandparents lived through World War 2, they were raised under very harsh, hard circumstances, you worked and did what you needed to provide for your family. Due to their parents upbringing my generations parents were

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Here’s An Idea: Lets Pay People To Quit

Here’s An Idea: Lets Pay People To Quit

The ‘Zappos Theory’ is something a lot of people have heard of. If you’re new to the theory- here is the lowdown – Zappos is an online shoe retailer. They provide new employees with a four-week training period that immerses them in the company’s strategy,

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What If We Work 25 Hours a Week Until We’re 80?

What If We Work 25 Hours a Week Until We’re 80?

Working an 8, 9 or even 10 hour day, or a 40 hour work week is a concept I have never understood for 2 main reasons: There is the ‘we are animals and no animals can run flat out for such long periods of time,

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