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...

WHY WE’RE WORKING QUICK NOT SMART

In the working world, business managers and owners often relay how ‘time is money’. And generally, this saying is correct because the more time we waste the more we could lose out on potential customers.  Taking longer to do the work also increases the opportunity...