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Seven steps for selling your ideas

Here are some steps you can take to get people on board when pitching a new idea

Four ways to lead others when you’re not an expert

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Better to adopt a "generalist" style than be a "specialist" leader when promoted into a job with responsibilities outside your speciality

Community trusts the best model to exploit resources

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Companies wary of enriching a select few through their empowerment schemes are looking to set up community trusts, but there are challenges, writes Kate Sidley

Five suggestions for taking a great holiday

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Breaks from work should involve doing some exercise in beautiful surroundings, so you can return better than before

Finding joy in helping others prosper

Relate Bracelets head Neil Robinson has helped the nonprofit organisation boost sales of multicoloured sets of beads. Revenue from each R35 bracelet is split three ways, a third to the charity the bracelet represents, a third to operational and materials costs, and a third for beaders’ salaries. Picture: SUPPLIED

With Neil Robinson at the helm, sales of multicoloured sets of beads at nonprofit organisation Relate Bracelets are up slightly more than 70%, writes Sue Blaine

Opinion

ON WORK: Obsession is overstepping the mark — you can count on it

The dismal narcissism of executive step counters


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