Find a mentor… to go further, faster

For many individuals the chances of finding a mentor are slim because their definition of mentorship is too narrow, says Michael Hyatt, the founder and CEO of Michael Hyatt & Company, a leadership development firm. Finding the right mentor “When most people use the term mentor, they mean a one-on-one coaching relationship with someone older and more Read More

Dilemma facing women saving for retirement

The Actuarial Society of South Africa recently released a press release focused on the triple dilemma facing women when saving for a comfortable retirement which we thought would be interesting to share with our readers. Niel Fourie, Public Policy Actuary at the Actuarial Society of South Africa, says that women face three significant dilemmas that Read More

The Ripple Effect

A ripple effect is defined as ‘a spreading effect or series of consequences caused by a single action or event.’ Ripples affect families, friendships, careers and negatively impact hundreds of lives in countless ways. Every action has a reaction and how one handles it, is a story of its own to tell. With the above Read More

Women’s voices: numbers that can’t be ignored

According to the World Economic Forum Global Gender Report 2017 the equity disparity across health, education, politics and the workplace is actually widening for the first time since records began in 2006. Women are underrepresented in almost every sector of society. From business, to the press, to leadership in politics and the media – women Read More

Could coffee protect you from dementia?

Could your morning cup of coffee protect you from dementia? It’s possible. According to Indiana University scientists, caffeine is among 24 compounds that have the potential to protect against dementia. How does it work? The 24 identified compounds work to increase the brain’s production of the enzyme NMNAT2. The protective effect of the enzyme was Read More

Don’t fall prey to financial demands

According to a press release issued by Citadel, numerous demands on your time and pockets mean that as a woman, it’s easy to stray from the path to achieving your fi nancial goals. Christelle Louw, an Advisory Partner at Citadel, offers some practical tips for avoiding common slipups and getting your own finances back on track. Strike the Read More

What’s next for you career wise?

Have you spent much time thinking about what’s best for you in your career or business? Are you ambitious for yourself? Recent research from Bain and Company demonstrates that men and women have the same level of ambition and confi dence when they enter the workforce. Yet after just two years, women’s ambition to reach Read More