If you wish to discipline an employee, do it in private.

Leadership through “Trust”, not “Fear”. Far too often I’ve seen great businessmen fail as being great leaders, the problem is their ego becomes too inflated and they forget what makes the business successful — It’s the...

Modern workers are still human

If you want to successfully manage a large group of people, send in the Marines. Sean Jackson has answered the call. The veteran leatherneck left the military only to find the civilian ways of...

Fail Fast, Fail Often and Win

If not in business for profit, what’s the point? Few entrepreneurs can afford expensive hobbies. No one could accuse Mpho Mashita of taking her vocations lightly – or not for profit. She founded #AfricaCareerChat,...

For community building, game on

Pearl Morbs is a gamer in every sense of the word. An activist, artist, cosplayer and social media project manager, even her online nom de plume derives from her gamer heritage. On the other hand,...

How IoT Solutions Are Shifting Opportunities in the Supply Chain

The Internet of Things (IoT) may have started small, but it’s becoming a major factor in the world economy. In fact, IoT-related spending is expected to grow nearly 15% from 2017 to 2018 alone,...

From the Start, HR Sets Companies Straight

Entrepreneurs that are just getting started face an assortment of challenges. Those are compounded by the size of the startup. If the company is big enough to have human resources specialists, their role is...

Love is in the Workplace Air

  Love and business go together like …Well, do they go together? Heather Hanson Wickman says they do. An executive coach, consultant, speaker and author, her firm, Untethered, works with people and organizations: “Understanding their...
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Which is Better: Hourly or Salary Pay?

As an employer: How do you decide how to pay your employees? It’s always fascinating for me to hear the cases for salary vs. hourly pay, but having experience in both… I feel a very strong...

Time Management is All About “No”

Time management and how to do it has become a cottage industry. Yet, is time management really the issue?  Healthcare professional and lecturer Yinka Vidal says the concept of time management is wrong and should...

Budget Better to Build Bigger

Even the experts admit they are not perfect. On a scale of 1 to 10 for their budgeting, both Anthony Copeman and Del Shawn Hayes only give themselves an 8. “I’m human,” Hayes said. “I...

Utilizing the potential of Social media for Digital marketing

With an excess of 4 billion people using the Internet, more than 50% of the World's population is online. The smart phone revolution has given accessibility of numerous social media platforms to the people...

Influence: How Things Get Done

“The extreme sophistication of modern technology -- wonderful though its benefits are -- is ironically an impediment to engaging young people with basics: with learning how things work.” – Lord Martin Rees, British cosmologist,...