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What is the fuss about Artificial Intelligence? And what does it mean for me – TODAY?

Posted on: June 24th, 2016 by Raymond de Villiers No Comments

The technology and business media have published a number of articles dealing with Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the past several months. But, what does it all mean? It sounds like another one of those science fiction things that people with funny “propellor hats” get excited about, but have little relevance down on earth where the […]

Talent: Companies just don’t get it and the consultancies are to blame.

Posted on: April 29th, 2016 by Keith Coats No Comments

I recently sat through yet another mangled explanation as to how a company (let’s call them ‘Company Y’), this time in the financial sector, was planning to attract and retain ‘talent’. It wasn’t the first but I hope it will be the last however I doubt it will be for it seems that lessons in […]

Generation Y and the Quarter-Life Crisis

Posted on: March 8th, 2016 by Jude Foulston No Comments

In this short video, Ray gives an overview of what we mean by the Quarter-Life Crisis… Not the mid-life crisis, but not very different from it either!   If you’re looking for a more in depth overview of Gen Y and the Quarter-life crisis, you may find this article that Ray wrote a little while […]

The challenge for Boomers who lead the younger Gen X and Gen Y generations.

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by Jude Foulston No Comments

Boomers have been very successful, but the problem now is a new workforce starts to emerge into the workplace and the rules and regulations and the methodologies that have been so successful in the past are not working as well as they used to. Boomers  define teamwork as being aligned and all wearing the same […]

Reflections on Deloitte 2016 Global Millennial Survey

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016 by Raymond de Villiers No Comments

Since 2013 Deloitte has conducted an annual global survey looking at the status of Millennials in the workplace. These surveys can be viewed and downloaded: 2013 Global Millennial Survey 2014 Global Millennial Survey 2015 Global Millennial Survey The survey for 2016 has been released and I have read through it and reflected on some of […]

Digital Natives and Rules

Posted on: February 1st, 2016 by Jude Foulston No Comments

[Transcript] Some older generations often complain that the digital natives don’t follow the rules. There  is a viral video doing the rounds on the Internet of an exam invigilator who has called time on the exam. A young man walks up too late and the invigilator comments ‘I’m sorry – your times up and you have failed.’ The young man […]