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Why the #RightsOnFlights movement matters for business

There is a lot of buzz about passengers' rights and the accessibility of air travel – from which arm rail belongs to whom, to whether passengers should be allowed to bring service animals on board, to the better care of disabled people and their essential equipment. But one conversation in particular has taken hold. Alongside the RightsOnFlights hashtag.

Neuroeconomics – vital for avoiding investment pitfalls

Traders and investors must overcome many hurdles in order to succeed. Among the most common of these hurdles are emotional pitfalls such as fear and greed, and behavioural shortcomings such as impulsivity. Neuroeconomics – a relatively new discipline – may hold the key to understanding the neural processes that govern the way traders make decisions, and assist them in making the right ones.

Equipping business school graduates with “plug & play” skills

The demand for highly skilled and adaptable professionals has never been greater. As businesses navigate the complexities of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the digital era, they require graduates equipped not only with technical expertise but also with the soft skills and innovative mindsets necessary to thrive in this dynamic environment.

Agreeable personalities a top target for cybercriminals

People with an agreeable personality have a higher chance of being manipulated by cybercriminals to share private and sensitive information. The study suggests a striking correlation between personality types and cybersecurity risk. I surveyed close to 700 people on their personality type and how likely they were to respond to different social engineering attacks - when cybercriminals trick people into giving up private information or passwords or clicking on harmful links.

Addressing the scourge of cyberbullying

Bullying is a pervasive risk to, resulting in long-lasting emotional and psychological harm. In addition to physical and verbal bullying, a particularly concerning trend is the increased incidences of cyberbullying, also known as social media bullying.

BOOK REVIEW | The Now Habit

Learn how to overcome procrastination and enjoy guilt-free play! One of the most effective programs to combat procrastination, The Now Habit has sold over 100,000 copies, has been translated into 11 languages, and is now revised and updated.

People management – It’s time for a more empathetic approach

Globally, there has been a significant uptick in the prevalence of depression and anxiety post the COVID-19 pandemic. In South Africa, it is estimated that one in six people suffer from anxiety, depression, or substance abuse and more than half of the population is possibly dealing with some kind of post-traumatic stress disorder. Another study estimated that a third of people suffer from a mental illness and of that figure, 75% won’t receive any treatment.

BOOK REVIEW | Think Faster, Talk Smarter

Stanford lecturer and host of the #1 business podcast Think Fast, Talk Smart, Matt Abrahams, reveals the secrets to finding the right words when it counts. Communication is crucial to success in life and business. However, it is not just big speeches that matter: it is also those critical, spur-of-the-moment situations for which we cannot prepare.

BOOK REVIEW | Ten Times Calmer

The author is here to tell you that your anxiety isn’t here to stay. Whether you’re going through something and need support to feel like yourself again, or if you have been dealing with anxious thoughts for a long time, Ten Times Calmer has the help you’ve been looking for.

BOOK REVIEW | Servings of Self-Mastery

Self-mastery is the pinnacle of self-effectiveness. It is the reset button that puts you back in control of your life and helps you make healthy choices in both your personal and business life. If you’ve ever experienced anxiety, loss, self-doubt, confusion, procrastination, helplessness, lack of self-control and impatience, then Servings of Self-Mastery is for you.


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