Academic heavyweights joined our team as TowerStone partners

In January 2019, TowerStone (PTY) Ltd signed a 52% equity deal with Professor John Volmink and Professor Elias Links and in so doing, added a wealth of academic and adult education experience and knowledge to our Board. Volmink is best known for his involvement in...

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BUILDING TRUST AND LIVING YOUR BRAND

Trust reminds me of the simple things in life – as simple as making a promise. Then going ahead and keeping it. Trust cannot be assumed, it has to be built.Whilst growing up, we were taught that trust was earned when promises became action. We would...

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BARNES, SARTRE, FANON AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Julian Barnes begins his book, Levels of Life, with the following words:You put two things together that have not been put together before. And the world is changed.I experienced this recently: on one hand the opinion of a young executive, on the other...

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INTERPERSONAL SKILLS THAT EVERY MANAGER NEEDS

Whether you are newly appointed or have been a manager for quite some time and are wanting to become more effective in your role, much of your success will depend on how well you communicate and interact with those whom you lead and serve. Oftentimes,...

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TRULY BEING AT WORK

How would your team members respond if you asked them: Why are you really at work? Simple and innocent as the question sounds, how many team members would really answer honestly? Would you? Wouldn’t most of us prefer a day at the beach or a long weekend to...

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Corporate Culture Is Not The HR Department’s Responsibility

The Human Resources (HR) role has evolved significantly over the years – from being purely administrative, to including training and development for succession planning, to pioneering employee relations initiatives. Historically, HR has been seen as a timid role with...

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