WHO PACKS YOUR PARACHUTE?

I am extremely thankful to the Wright Brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912). As aviation pioneers they are credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903 […]

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10 ways to get the best out of people

Survey after survey shows that many people are dissatisfied at work, that communication and conflict are huge problems in most workplaces, and that few leaders deserve to be called “great.” So what’s the problem? From  observations of top executives over the past 14 years, there are in fact two problems: Few leaders really do believe […]

7 Best Practices to Boost Employee Engagement

What separates the best leaders from the rest when it comes to employee engagement? Our research shows the best leaders communicate an inspiring vision and live it, value people and give them a voice. Here are seven of the 100+ best practices that leaders can use to engage people. 1. Set “Top Five” High Level […]

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Do you know how to test your employees for alcohol abuse?

The law that governs general workplace safety is the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 (OHSA) and, in the Mining Industry, safety is governed by the Mine Health and Safety Act. It has been showed that over R240 billion, the equivalent to 10% of South Africa’s GDP, is the amount of money the country […]

Affirmative action, BBBEE and formation of the legislation framework of SA

In South Africa Apartheid’s systematic, purposeful and legislated restriction on the majority of South Africans from meaningful economic participation and where the creation of wealth was confined to a racial minority; the “new” dispensation of 1994 brought with it democratic values, central to which was the premise and constitutional promise of equality for all. Armed […]

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