Category: News

On October 30, 2017

#UnityThroughHumanity

Greetings! What an incredible month it has been for the Contribution Compass community! In this issue, we share with you what transpired at the inaugural Contribution Compass Partner Conference that was held in the Drakensberg from the 11-13 October. Our theme for the conference was #UnityThroughDiversity. There is perhaps no greater a concept to encapsulate
On September 29, 2017

The Leader of the Pack

Good day! Thank you for joining us yet again for another instalment in our monthly newsletter. As we head into October, we are celebrating the power of collaboration! In two weeks time we are hosting our inaugural Annual Partner Conference in the Drakensberg, South Africa. We cannot wait for this two-day jam-packed opportunity for our
On September 29, 2017

Debunking the Myths of a Millennial in the Workplace / Part Two

I have been asking myself a very simple question for a long time: when did it become accepted practice to commoditise (to turn something into a raw material that can be bought and sold) values (the regard that something is important, worthy, and useful)? As a design student I came across brand values the first
On August 31, 2017

The Why of Generation Y

Hi there! Welcome to our August newsletter along with the imminent approach of both Spring and Autumn / Fall, depending on where you are. The changing seasons are always an exciting time and so is the opportunity to embrace new phases of living and working. In this issue we celebrate and explore ‘the millennial’ or
On August 31, 2017

Millennials in the Workplace – Addressing the Cultural Elephant in the Room

Millennials, or Generation Y, is a cohort born roughly between the early 1980s to early 2000s. Today we find this vibrant and diverse group having a distinct impact on the workplace with managers and HR professionals becoming ever more aware of their specific attitudes and needs that have to be acknowledged and catered for. Employee
On July 28, 2017

Happy Women’s Day!

Greetings all! On the 9th of August, South Africans celebrate Women’s Day and we encourage you (no matter where you are) to celebrate the incredible women leaders in our midst at all levels of society. My toes curl at the thought of all the pamper parties, bunches of flowers and chocolates that somehow get foisted
On July 28, 2017

Leadership in Turbulent Times

Recently I was invited to deliver a talk on this subject. As I was researching the topic I was surprised to find out that there has been so much information and articles written on this subject. On Google alone there are more than 1.3 million search results. This made me wonder as to why executives,
On July 26, 2017

Weathering the Storm through Agility, Innovation and People

The turbulent nature of factors such as GDP growth, commodity prices, political instability and the pace of innovation has called for greater resilience from business leaders to ensure sustainable value creation. There are various facets business leaders need to consider during these turbulent times which include the following: Agility The conventional approach to formulating a
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