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Build a tower, Build a team [VIDEO]

  Build a tower, Build a team Tom Wujec presents some surprisingly deep research into the "marshmallow problem" -- a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these...

3 Retirement myths busted

3 Retirement myths busted Risk and investment planning are often regarded as two separate conversations, but in many respects the objective of both these conversations is exactly the same – protecting your income. “We view risk planning as protecting you from the...

2018 Budget speech Update

2018 Budget speech Update   The Minister of Finance announced amendments to tax and other legislation that may affect investors. These changes come into effect on 1 March 2018, unless otherwise indicated.   Income tax Individuals and special trusts There were no...

Leadership and Power

Leadership and power is often mistakenly taken for a synonym! The fact is that power is part of the leader's toolkit. In other words, power is a subset of leadership which come in different shapes and sizes. For that reason, it's very important that we all...

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...

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...