The “no locals” policy
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Have you ever heard of the “no locals” policy? It is a policy that some hotels use to deny locals lodging. I came across this news excerpt titled “No ...
August 16, 2022
How we can save gas while driving
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Last week we asked why gas prices were so high and what can be done in the interim to save gas while driving. Today, we look at the views of Professor...
July 26, 2022
How do we save gas while driving?
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What is going on with gas prices, when will gas prices go down and what can we do in the interim? I am familiar with vehicular owners having to “foot ...
July 19, 2022
The Importance of Trust in Business
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TODAY WE CONCLUDE our focus on the importance of trust in business and how an individual or organization builds trust. The restaurant industry serves ...
June 21, 2022
Ethics of a Land  Surveyor – continued
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Welcome back to our focus on Ethics of Land Surveyor. For the last few weeks, we have been looking at the importance of trust in business and how an i...
June 14, 2022
Ethics of a Land Surveyor
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Welcome back to our series on the importance of trust in business and how an individual or organization builds trust. Today, we look at an area that a...
May 31, 2022
How can you improve your customer service?
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“Customer centricity is the ability of people in an organisation to understand customers’ situations, perceptions, and expectations. Customer centrici...
April 5, 2022
What sets businesses apart?
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Why are some businesses doing well and others catching hell? I knew of two doctors – relatives. One practice was located a stone’s throw away from the...
March 8, 2022
Feeling exposed as a consumer
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I am home grown, born and bred, but I am often told that I have an aura about me. Some people say I look foreign, others say I look rich. It could be ...
February 15, 2022
Failure is not the enemy of success
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“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy...
February 1, 2022
How to Avoid Lifestyle Inflation
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“It’s not that I am spending money badly, it’s that I don’t make enough money to spend.” This was said to me by someone who read our article “Can you ...
January 25, 2022
What triggers us to overspend?
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Welcome back to our series on being financially prudent. The plain truth is, most of us cannot afford to be extravagant. We ended last week by mention...
January 18, 2022
Mental health issues in the workplace
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The topic of workplace mental health is being talked about more now than ever by employees and employers alike. Years ago, mental health was seen as a...
November 30, 2021
Handling job rejection Part 2
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The loss of social relationships, circle of influence and the feeling of making a meaningful contribution can lead to negative thought patterns. This ...
November 16, 2021
Handling job rejection
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My heart was broken, I lost my appetite, I felt detached. I experienced almost every stage of grief - denial and isolation, depression, and finally ac...
November 9, 2021
Power in the workplace Part:2
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apparent? Everything takes longer to get done because everyone relies on him to wave his magic wand to generate certain reports, to troubleshoot certa...
November 2, 2021
Power in the workplace
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Once a manager reached out to me asking my advice on how he might improve the morale/engagement within his team. I advised him that the two most impor...
October 19, 2021
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AS MANY BUSINESS leaders worldwide contemplate their next strategic initiative to manoeuvre the uncertainty of the COVID-19 driven economic tide, the ...
September 28, 2021