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Should we ban cryptocurrency to stop ransomware? Should we ban cryptocurrency to stop ransomware? The world has a serious problem that puts the digital era in harm’s way. Numerous South African businesses have fallen prey to a new ransomware attack, joining many more globally. One criminal group staged a global attack that locked the systems …

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Influencer marketing is cutting through the content shock of a digital age Influencer marketing is cutting through the content shock of a digital age Lockdown, the global pandemic and the shift to remote working all accelerated the digital economy. Side-by-side with heightened social media use was an increase in influencer marketing. Here’s why. Consumers today …

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Why Should I Care About Governance? As an entrepreneur, you probably mainly care about ensuring that your products are developed and moving and are out there, and that their respective consumers know about them, and are buying them. Generally, entrepreneurs think governance is something that big business and perhaps government concerns itself with, but certainly …

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“So can we wear jeans now? ” Said nobody ever in Corporate. Until one day, somebody did. Johannesburg, 29 June 2021: I was a provincial swimmer. Long before suits and heels and boardrooms, I swam for KZN and I loved every minute of it. What I probably loved the most about professional swimming was the …

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What consumers can expect post-COVID Johannesburg, 18 May 21: The recent pandemic cannot be seen in isolation but as a continuum that will vastly alter the curvature of history. As we enter a new era at pace, we know that singularity is near, as is a choice of a tyrannical and regimented future or a more …

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Manage Earning the moral authority to lead Culture has always been a critical factor in business success, but after the disruptions of the past year, this topic is firmly front and centre of many business discussions and strategy meetings. How do we build our culture? How can we support our employees better? How can we …

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Grow 5 things to be mindful of during the financial year Most businesses had their financial year-end on 28 February. When I was speaking to a few business owners, the first thing that came to mind for them was tax and finances. This got me thinking, year-end is the perfect time for small businesses to …

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Manage 3 tips to align your outputs with your energy Here are tips on how to use your natural physical and mental energy flows throughout the day to become more productive. I’m a morning person. I’m one of those people who leap out of bed at 05:00 am ready to take on the world. At …

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Grow How to manage your business’ online reputation A company with strong ethics and that does business in an honorable and above-board way will find it has a much easier time managing its reputation online, while a company that covers up mistakes, lies, or posts fake reviews will eventually find the opposite. These tips and …

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Grow Fractured doesn’t mean broken Where we’re at. Where we’re going. And how much toilet paper will there be. When Covid hit, there were only four questions that took primary place in the human anxious hours of 3am in the morning:   Am I going to make it through this? Do I have enough cash …

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