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WELL SUITED: Leonardo Di Caprio as Jordan Belfort in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), based on the true story of the rise and fall of a stockbroker on New York's Wall Street

For career success, you need to look the part

New research suggests leaders in certain fields being selected in part because their face fits the stereotype of their profession, writes Ashley Potter

Finance watchdogs thin out the field

3 day(s) ago

More than one in 10 people picked for the top jobs in British finance pull out during a regulatory vetting process

Five tips for becoming a more self-aware leader

Picture: THE NEW YORK TIMES/TONY CENICOLA
2 day(s) ago

You can’t be a good leader if you’re not self-aware so here are some ways to cultivate and develop your self-awareness

Standards for bankers ‘are the highest’

Stuart Gulliver.  Picture: REUTERS
3 day(s) ago

HSBC CE Stuart Gulliver complains that bankers being held to a higher standard than bishops as the government promises legal crackdown on banks that facilitate tax evasion

Mentorship will help rid SA traders of bad attitude to competitiveness

Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
2 day(s) ago

Mentorship could equip indigenous traders to compete with foreign traders, writes Jonathan Yudelowitz

Local businesses need to embrace spirit of ubuntu

Police officers stroll away from a crowd looting a shop belonging to a foreigner in White City, Soweto, in January. Instead of turning a blind eye to xenophobic attacks and focusing on the practices of foreigners, the government and black business organisations should launch more programmes to foster co-operation. Picture: THE TIMES/ALON SKUY
2 day(s) ago

State’s support should be for issues firms are willing to collaborate on, and not only those it deems important, writes Stephen Timm

Wego keen to help bring easier air travel to Africa after Asian success

Craig Hewett started his own company after cutting his teeth at Asia-Pacific branches of Holiday Inn and Intercontinental. Africa is ready for some heady expansion, he says. Picture: SUPPLIED
2 day(s) ago

Singapore-based Wego is steadily building its African footprint, led by Cape Town-born Craig Hewett, writes Blaise Hopkinson

Opinion

ON WORK: Love and laziness a winning combination for an executive

Never has the elevation of laziness been more needed at the very top


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