HOW TO TAME YOUR TEMPER

We have all lost our temper at some point, we are after all human.  But when it becomes embarrassing to those around you and even to yourself, if you are honest, that is when you require the skills to tame your temper, cautions Helene Vermaak, Business Director at The...

HOW TO ARGUE CIVILLY

In today’s society we are surrounded by people from different nationalities, upbringings, values, religions, political affiliations and personal preferences.  Helene Vermaak, Director at The Human Edge, says that if we are honest with ourselves our ideas and opinions...

YOU DON’T NEED TO BE BRUTAL TO BE HONEST

We have all heard someone say “I just tell it like it is”, “I say it how I see it” or “I call a spade, a spade” and for some reason because they believe they are being honest this should excuse their hurtful, mean or just plain brutal behaviour.  Helene Vermaak,...

HELPING A SPOUSE THROUGH RETRENCHMENT

With the corporate environment in a constant turbulent state, downsizing and retrenchment has become somewhat the norm.  Helene Vermaak, Business Director at corporate culture experts The Human Edge says that equipping an individual’s spouse with tools to cope with...