How to leave a legacy

How to leave a legacy

Sir Richard Branson. Steve Jobs. Anton Rupert. Bill Rancic. All names in the business world we are all very familiar with and all iconic businessmen that have left or will still leave a legacy. They’ve made their mark and many will attempt to follow the same path as them, but what is it about them that has made them as successful as they are and they’re legacy one to remember for many years to come still? They all have a few traits in...

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Punishment doesn’t work

Punishment doesn’t work

For as long as we can remember, throughout our lives, we’ve been punished for something at some stage. When we were in preschool, we were punished for playing outside too long. In primary school we were scolded for not sitting still enough and in high school we were reprimanded for not doing homework or for talking in class. We’ve been taught from a young age and further throughout our lives that if we do something wrong or undesirable,...

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Corporate Culture – The Economist reports.

A company’s culture is the environment created by the priorities it sets. Sometimes those priorities are made explicit: in a company’s formal mission statement, for example, or in the structure of the organisation and the power given to different departments and functions. Sometimes they are implicit: what the Financial Times once called “the large number of unspoken assumptions and beliefs which managers in the organisation share about...

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