Teach your children to develop a growth mindset.

Teach your children to develop a growth mindset.: Step up education centres “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” Maya Angelou We all tell ourselves stories about who we believe ourselves to be and what we believe we are capable of achieving! “The trouble with these stories is that we accept them to be true, even when they are not!” says Cindy Glass, Owner and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres. She adds, “We make decisions and choices based on what we think we … [Read more...]

Reflections On A Growth Curve – Featured Durban Blog

Reflections On A Growth Curve: While it wasn’t quite the end to the Cell C Sharks Currie Cup tournament that the team had worked so hard towards, a number of positives have emerged out of the campaign that bode well for the future. There is no doubting the fact that the team that performed in the Currie Cup had lost vast experience from the Vodacom Super Rugby campaign, and given that there was a new head coach, there were always going to be challenges to overcome, new players to stand up and a new culture and expression of rugby style to … [Read more...]

Talksure, Leading for explosive growth

Talksure, Leading for explosive growth: Jaques de Beer, Talksure CEO The leadership landscape has changed a lot over the last two decades. A culture of management through process and hierarchy has given way to a culture of servant leadership through collaboration and co-creation. Jacques de Beer, CEO of a leading South African BPO and financial services provider, Talksure says, “The ability to truly lead highly successful and highly competent teams are fundamental in exploding business growth. I’ve started my own businesses, grown others’ and … [Read more...]

Defy Drives Economic Growth Through New Production Centres

Defy Drives Economic Growth Through New Production Centres: In a move to stimulate the South African economy, create employment and spearhead its technological advancements in-country, DEFY, a subsidiary of Arcelik Global, has invested >R1bn in upgrading three local production centres to serve as their strategic manufacturing hub. Fundamental to this endeavour is an investment of R130 million at the Jacobs factory located in Durban to produce 6kg, 7.5kg and 10kg Top Loader washing machines. Through the revival of this factory, a total of 75 … [Read more...]