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Learning to negotiate

4 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Columns

Brandt von West I’m going to quickly boil something as complex as negotiations down into its most simplistic form. There are typically two reasons why we negotiate: Because we want something more, or something better....

Culture Lead: Understanding organisational culture

1 month - 10 September 2021 | Columns

Lorelle ViljoenOrganisational culture is the underlying beliefs, assumptions, values, and ways of interacting that contribute to an organisation’s unique social and psychological environment. Basically, organisational culture is the personality of the organisation. Culture is one...

Record management practices

1 month - 03 September 2021 | Columns

Sarah NegumboImplementation of the retention and disposal guidelines to create space in registriesGood record-keeping is attributed to the establishment of a tool called filing system/plan. It is the central record-keeping system of an institution, and...

The Olympic achievements of our star athletes have made...

2 months ago - 13 August 2021 | Columns

Emilia NzuziWhere were you when our girls walked out onto the track in Tokyo for the 200 metres final? Glued to your radio, laptop, TV or smart device to catch a glimpse of history about...

Is the pandemic increasing the usage of digital money?

2 months ago - 06 August 2021 | Columns

Kehad SnydelwelThe pandemic has overwhelmed the globe and Namibia has not been spared. The acceleration of certain developments and the innovations have also occurred because of Covid-19, as adversity always breeds innovation. One such innovation...

Bridging the healthcare divide saves lives

3 months ago - 23 July 2021 | Columns

Celia Sofia StephanusIn December 2019, Covid-19 became something for the world to worry about. It was no longer something that was just happening in Asia....

The importance of getting good advice

3 months ago - 09 July 2021 | Columns

Good financial advice from a qualified professional can significantly improve your peace of mind and chances of success as you battle with economic challenges this...

Career success positioning is vital

3 months ago - 02 July 2021 | Columns

Agnes YeboahThe Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the fourth industrial revolution. These days, because career paths are rapidly evolving, securing and maintaining a job requires more...

Mental well-being suits us all

4 months ago - 25 June 2021 | Columns

DR JOHN STEYTLERMental health is a subject which we are only starting to scratch the surface of in Namibia and it is not talked about...

How to impart financial wisdom to the next generation

4 months ago - 18 June 2021 | Columns

Financial confidence is developed at a young age – here’s how you can help.One of the best gifts parents or guardians can give their children...

Career partnerships – mentor, coach, sponsor

4 months ago - 11 June 2021 | Columns

Chaze NalisaA few weeks ago, I shared an article titled ‘Network is a Currency’. In today’s piece, I would like to draw attention to network...

How to combat negativity in the workplace

5 months ago - 21 May 2021 | Columns

Analene MeyerWe spend the majority of our waking hours at work. It’s worth taking the time to help make it a place that you –...

Columns

Matter of fact:

6 months ago - 31 March 2021 | Columns

In the story ‘Namdeb set to evict tenants’ published 29 March, Namibian Sun reported that Namdeb was evicting its employees from houses it owns. The...

Building self-confidence through self-awareness

7 months ago - 26 March 2021 | Columns

Self-management is the second pillar of emotional intelligence, as described by Daniel Goleman. Following his theory, to be able to manage ourselves successfully, we need...

Corruption - A social disease...

7 months ago - 25 March 2021 | Columns

Public perceptions about how well government is handling job creation has decreased since 1999 as is evident in data reported by the Afrobarometer in 2019.An...

Social Awareness: The ability to...

7 months ago - 19 March 2021 | Columns

Gabrielle BotelhoEmotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity that we all have to lead our relationships and ourselves. EI consists of four essential capabilities: self-awareness,...

Reasons for employee turnover and...

7 months ago - 12 March 2021 | Columns

Along with lack of career development, work-life balance, and manager behaviour as the top categories, there are other essential reasons. They include wrong hiring strategy,...

Declare state of emergency in...

7 months ago - 12 March 2021 | Columns

The picture of humans and animals scrambling for rotten items at waste disposal sites in Kunene are the clearest evidence yet that the region is...

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