The pros and cons of rental insurance

The pros and cons of rental insurance

Is Rental Insurance the Solution? The current residential leasing market in the Johannesburg area is softer than I have seen it in the last 17 years that I have owned buy to let property. The banks have eased up on bond finance and some very astute developers have...
How to Be an Inspiring Leader

How to Be an Inspiring Leader

When employees aren’t just engaged, but inspired, that’s when organizations see real breakthroughs. Inspired employees are themselves far more productive and, in turn, inspire those around them to strive for greater heights. Our research shows that while anyone can...
Forget about Bitcoin, rather focus on surviving 2018

Forget about Bitcoin, rather focus on surviving 2018

Unless you’re the gambling type with a significant stash of spare cash to burn, it’s time to tune out the Bitcoin hype and focus on surviving the financial challenges that 2018 will bring. Niel Fourie, Public Policy Actuary at the Actuarial Society of South Africa,...
We should aim for perfection — and stop fearing failure

We should aim for perfection — and stop fearing failure

Sometimes trying your best isn’t enough; when the situation demands it, you need to be perfect. For Jon Bowers, who runs a training facility for professional delivery drivers, the stakes are high — 100 people in the US die every day in car accidents...