The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson (R269) Bestselling author Bill Bryson, turns his attention within to delve into the human body. Full of unexpected facts and surprising stories, ‘The Body: A Guide for Occupants’ is an insightful attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. Asked in an […]
Boardroom Dancing by Nolitha Fakude(PanMacmillan, 2019, R290) The tale of corporate activist and inspirational businesswoman Nolitah Fakude’s journey from the dry, dusty Eastern Cape to some of the most prestigious boardrooms in the country is a compelling read that will resonate with many, not least the growing number of South African women determined to make […]
Coveted and attractive: The role of a non-executive director Pertinent questions to ask before accepting a position as a non-executive director. Tsholofelo Nketane delivers sage advice on the role, and why due diligence is important for both companies and candidates. Company boards play an important active role in the dynamic corporate world. Professor Shirley Zinn, […]
No quick fix to ensure real female representation on JSE boards It is not a lack of talent that resulted in 30 JSE listed companies being without female representation on their boards, and a further 67 that may fall into this category. Rather, it is that female talent lacks deep experience in comparison to their […]
We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. Farai Mubaiwa This inspirational TEDx talk given by Farai Mubaiwa, 2017 Queen’s Young Leader for South Africa, touches on our key concerns about the future – and shows us why youth empowerment and visionary leadership is critical if Africa is to succeed.