Month: July 2020

Work-from-home: A CEOs guide to remote working

\ In the last couple of years, work from home has grown in popularity albeit not on a large scale. Enter a crisis and the scale tips in favour of remote working and for myriad reasons; including saving lives, cushioning businesses, and protecting livelihoods, among others. Despite having its drawbacks, many organizations have successfully integrated remote working in their operations. It saves them not just rental fees (less office space…

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Social Media Trending – What to expect in the second half of this year?

In recent years, the social media scene has made our world increasingly interconnected – influencing the way we live, work, and communicate. The ripple effect of this social media trending has determined the direction life takes for the majority of the world’s population. With world economies brought to their knees by the mandatory lockdowns that have been put in place, social media has gained in popularity as the tool of…

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5 qualities common to companies that thrived during the pandemic

Antonio Lucio, CMO of Facebook in his discussion with Peggy Alford, Executive VP, Paypal, discussed the current challenges businesses face today. He also mentioned 5 things that were common to companies that have stood the test of time including the pandemic. Here is my take on those 5 qualities and how companies can benefit from them. Lead by Purpose – These companies were led by their purpose! A company must first…

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Who Will Lead the Change in the New Reality?

The dreaded COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in one way or another. Many businesses have suffered immensely as a result of the measures that have been put in place to contain the spread. Now that the world is transitioning to the new reality, are we ready to embrace the inevitable change? Business owners, senior executives, and managers are now faced with the challenge of how to keep their businesses afloat…

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Cultural integration – why it matters to us

‘Ebony and Ivory, live together in perfect harmony’… remember that smash duet by Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney? That was 1982!  Obviously the beautiful message in the lyrics hasn’t fully sunk in yet. Probably, we are yet to realize why cultural integration should really matter. In the wake of recent incidents, a wave of sympathy and anguish has washed across the globe, causing much unrest amongst people. The outrage has…

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