“Purpose, by its nature, transcends making money,” said MIT professors Julian Birkinshaw, Nicolai J. Foss and Siegwart Lindenberg. Have you ever dreamed of getting paid to do something that you love and are the most passionate about? It’s likely that you have at some point, but life somehow got in the way and you diverted down a career […]
What are the hazards lurking in your medicine cupboard?
Nicole Jennings  May 22 2019
Clearing out your medicine cabinet might be last on your list of priorities but doing so could eliminate unforeseen dangers. Many South Africans fail to get rid of unneeded medicines at home. According to a Twitter poll about 89% haven’t cleaned out their medicine cabinet in the past two years. One of the dangers of […]
Corporate employers must change tack to succeed in the battle for generation Y and Z talent
Andrew Wood  May 21 2019
Generations Y and Z are not the like the generations that proceeded them in terms of how they think about work – this means that most corporate employers need to rethink how they recruit and retain people if they are to secure the best talent. These digitally connected generations are turning the world of work […]
What is our plan with youth in parliament?
Kgabo Morifi  May 24 2019
In his seminal work, Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation, American Sociologist, Peter B. Evans, contends that the state has an important role to play in the development of nations. Evans argues that while the bureaucracy requires autonomy from society, a degree of embeddedness is required in order that development can be achieved. The state […]
Taking a look at Israel Ambassador, Danny Danon’s bold assertions
Dr Mustafa Mheta  May 23 2019
Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, made a very bold assertion during a debate in the Security Council recently. “Jewish rights to the land of Israel depends on four pillars,” he claimed. “This includes the Bible, history, legality and the pursuit of international peace and security.” I don’t know what he meant by “legality […]
How Morocco silences its critics
Shannon Ebrahim  May 23 2019
Any journalist in Morocco today who has the courage to criticise the illegal occupation of Western Sahara, Africa’s last colony, is now facing a prison sentence and a massive fine. The harsh penalties under the new emergency decree are specifically designed to silence the government’s critics. Journalists criticising either the King, or the occupation of […]