Entries by EMZ Admin

Recovery and transformation for organisations in COVID-19

Prior to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations were already reimagining their business models. This was largely in part due to an unprecedented rate of change caused by advancements in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT), which resulted in changes in consumer tastes, the intensity of competition, and the threat level of technology-enabled new entrants. […]

Practically Empowering Women

by Zipho Sikhakhane On the 2nd week of International Women’s month, I had the honor of hosting a four-day international women’s conference for one of the top four commercial banks in the country. The central theme of the conference was women in leadership and women empowerment, and it was attended by female leaders from all […]

The Feedback You Need: The Role of Constructive Conversations in the Remote Working Context

The “digital age” has allowed a vast repository of resources to be available at only a click away. It has sped up the pace and capabilities of business throughout all sectors and inadvertently allowed less obvious elements to slip into our peripherals. The increase in reliance on digitally drived communication has masked the human-to-human disconnect […]

Business Strategy Process

IS YOUR BUSINESS STRATEGY PROCESS PREPARING YOU FOR POST-PANDEMIC SUCCESS? Being consumed by strategy planning during the pandemic era has only stood to reaffirm the old adage that says that the only constant is change. This could not be truer for most organisations within the business environment – who are constantly required to navigate uncertainty, […]

Get your hands on the levers of influence

The ability to be a good leader is more important in South Africa than ever before. The days of succeeding as a leader just because you were operating your business in a thriving, good growth economy are long gone. External market forces are no longer reliable enough as primary drivers for immediate growth. If anything, […]

Nourish your business by learning to flow­­

Every writer knows the situation they need to be in if they are to create their best pieces of writing – the setting in which they can remain focused on their writing. Successful athletes operate in a similar way. Through years of training and experience, they have identified the state of mind they need to […]

Miner’s Day

CELEBRATING THE WOMEN AT SOUTH32 HILLSIDE ALUMINIUM SMELTER THIS MINER’S DAY As we celebrate international mining day, it is equallyimportant to acknowledge the role of women in the industry and the strides taken by the industry towards a future that is more accepting of women. The mining industry in South Africa has come a long […]