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Mabdoh Transport, cc: Travelling Safely in Style

Born on the 22nd November 1978, I was christened Sifiso Sithole, in KwaZulu-Natal north coast, eMpangeni. I grew up under my mother’s leadership, a retired nurse, with regular communication with my father, a University Professor of management in the United States. I am currently a married family man with a wife, two sons and a daughter living in…
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Heavy Workload or Inefficient Worker? How to Spot Poor Time Management Skills

Managers need to be able to notice when someone is being inefficient or if their workload is too much. As a manager, they have a large amount of responsibility. Karen Meager and John McLachlan are the co-founders of Monkey Puzzle Training, and below they offer some insight into pinpointing those that need a leg up. Managers oversee contracts,…
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How the Chief Procurement Officer Stands to Become the Chief Purpose Officer through Digital Transformation

How does a chief procurement officer measure success? In the past, executives responsible for sourcing, contracting, purchasing and payment have gauged success chiefly on their ability to wring savings out of the value chain. Without question, reducing costs remains as crucial today as ever. But with the advent of digital networks, chief…
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Five Traits of a Great Business Leader

By Susy Roberts, Founder and Executive Coach at people development consultancy Hunter Roberts The best leaders aren’t those who excel in a particular area; you don’t need to be an engineer to run an engineering company, or a fashion designer to run a chain of successful high-street clothing stores. Similarly, you may be the world’s most talented…
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