[INTERVIEW] JSE CFO Aarti Takoordien

[INTERVIEW] JSE CFO Aarti Takoordien

The 129-year-old JSE is showing the way, outshining other organisations by surpassing the 50/50 gender parity goal. In an exclusive interview, we chat to the stock exchange’s youngest (and first female) CFO, Aarti Takoordeen (36) about her responsibility as a Young...
[LONG READ] The double-edged sword of social media

[LONG READ] The double-edged sword of social media

While most of us happily update our Facebook and Instagram accounts with selfies, check-ins and hashtags, there’s a monster lurking in the social media closet, ready to rear its ugly head in our workplace and private lives. Social media expert Emma Sadleir explains....
[PREVIEW] Trend forecasting: Nicola Cooper

[PREVIEW] Trend forecasting: Nicola Cooper

“If you don’t have a seat at the table, bring your own chair” Quickfire Q&A Who or what inspires you? People – the more diverse, quirky and interesting the better. I love people who are unafraid to be themselves. I also find the formation or undoing of identity...
[INTERVIEW] Yvonne Chaka Chaka

[INTERVIEW] Yvonne Chaka Chaka

In the background is the buzz from the café, which I find loud and distracting, but for Yvonne Chaka Chaka it seems to simply mimic the soundtrack of her full life. She moves to a quieter spot and we begin the interview, chatting like old friends meeting to catch up...