We have all heard that ‘every thousand-miles journey starts with a single step.’ I wish to differ and rephrase that every thousand-mile journey starts with a vision. Vision is what keeps us going and infuses life into our being. It is the vision that many of us were teased with, “what do you want to be when you grow up.” Personal or professional vision communicates to the inner you what your life purpose is. I have had the privilege to be blessed with building businesses, both my own and those of many people around me. But the one thing that stands as a mountain of truth in the desert of possibilities is passion. Probably this is what the German psychologist Nietzsche referred to when he said, “If you have a WHY you can live with any HOW.”
BUSINESS BASICS: WHY BUSINESS SUCCESS CANNOT BE SHORT-CHANGED
We live in a society where the need to reflect success supersedes the need to build legacies or sustainability for the future. As a result, many business basics are often overlooked in favour of instant gains. This need often leads to business relationships that are more harmful than helpful to the idea of being in business and the reasons for having a business.
TO BE (ETHICAL) OR NOT TO BE
It is commonly recognized that the deterioration and weakening of organizational ethics and values result in corrupted environments. It is also commonly acknowledged that South Africa urgently needs a cadre of ethical and values-orientated leaders who understand and subscribe to the ethos of social responsibility, communal spirituality, and ubuntu.
BUILDING CRITICAL PEOPLE SKILLS IN AN ERA OF AI AND MACHINE LEARNING
Artificial intelligence is a concept that captures the imagination of many people, so both personally and professionally. Science fiction is becoming a reality. This is because intelligent computer systems become increasingly proficient at remembering and reading what we as people are capable of – this includes skills such as looking, listening, or speaking.
MANNATECH: PACESETTERS IN HEALTHY PRODUCTS AND LIFESTYLE
Riding on the immense possibilities for Aloe Vera to improve health and nutrition using the compound Acemannan that helps support the immune system and digestion, improves cognitive function and mood, and provides essential nutrients to support overall health and well-being in significant ways.