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In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco Head of Marketing, Karla Fletcher, sits down with Leanne to discuss a host of topics, from the importance of having a safe space to what keeps her grounded in South Africa.
There has been a global trend over the last thirteen years in downsizing (retrenching) the workforce.
As human beings, we want to succeed.
Women are the greatest resource any business has.
Shaping The Conversation for Women In Business – Standard Bank Top Women Awards announces most diverse judging panel yet
Cape Town, 15 September 2020 – Considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the country. The Standard Bank Top Women Awards are in their 17th year and their judging panel reads as a list of who’s who of corporate South Africa.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco Media Head of Marketing, Karla Fletcher, sits down with Becky Motumo – Sports Talent & Brand Manager for Caster Semenya and Carol Tshabalala.
Recent years have taught us that effective leaders do not fit one mould.
Customer satisfaction is the ultimate success in business.
Lydia has 25 years’ experience in facilities management (FM) operations.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco CEO, Ralf Fletcher, sits down with Tara to discuss entrepreneurship, the key to being able to sell your product and the hard truth that relationships (in all areas of life) take work and consistency.
We speak to Natasha Parmanand – Managing Director Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Labor Relations for FedEx Express Sub Sahara Africa
Standard Bank Top Woman of the Year Lesego Serolong Holzapfel is a 2019 Tutu Fellow. She was listed as one of Mail & Guardian’s 200 South Africans and received the Trail Blazer Presidential Award.
As a new era of remote working and a better understanding of time management has been hurled at us this year, more companies are re-looking at their strategic management and the requirements they impose on their staff.
Last week we brought you the third Standard Bank Top Women Masterclass, focused on the future of work and establishing work-life balance.
Women are the greatest resource any business has. Therefore being able to create avenues where women can access opportunities is one of the most powerful way of harnessing this resource.
Chief Executive Officer of the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela had a baptism by fire when she assumed office in January.
With all the focus on millennials, little attention has been invested in nurturing the new generation of workers entering the workplace: Generation Z.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Topco Media CEO, Ralf Fletcher sits down with Janine to discuss the ins and outs of coaching, why we should always look inwards and the secrets to successful leadership.
Sharmantha Valjee is CEO and founder of Sharmantha Valjee Consulting and DesignTech Training Academy, which aims to empower organisations and individuals with skills that ensure they remain relevant in an ever-changing knowledge economy.
Over the past 26 years, South Africa has developed some of the world’s most progressive legislation aimed at advancing women’s rights and gender equality.
There are so many lessons to be learnt from not only the top successful SA women in tech, but all successful SA women.
The performance of entrepreneurial and top companies plays a pivotal role in global growth and mobility for the South African economy. Local companies continue to face increasing challenges due to the growth of global competition and in an increasingly crowded marketplace, it can be difficult to stand out.
As a female, I believe that a woman’ s voice and her capacity to become a leader in her community is fundamental to strengthening other women
Born in Mafikeng and raised in Grahamstown, Rachel Kolisi is “passionate about empowering and encouraging women to be strong in who and where they are now”.
Winner of the prestigious Public Sector Leader 2020 at this year’s Top Empowerment virtual awards ceremony.
Like the strong, persistent woman that is reading this, as we celebrate Women’s Month and our incredible diversity
Our 2nd Standard Bank Top Women Masterclass is focused on how to accelerate economic growth in Africa through gender empowerment and essentially the strategies for success needed to reach this goal.
This year marks the 64th anniversary of this historic event.
“People don’t realise how literacy affects everything” – Thabiso Mahlape
Interview, SMEC CEO, Logashri Sewnarain
Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media speaks to Kate Moodley, author of I INC: Be the CEO of your Brand and Franchise Director for Discovery Consulting Services.
The importance of transformational self-confidence coaching – 4 lessons from former Miss World Rolene Strauss
South Africa’s former Miss World, Rolene Strauss, has a passion for empowering other women.
CEO, Cape Nature, Razeena Omar shares 5 attributes which are key to leadership in these times of uncertainty
You would assume that communicating with people is a basic skill and part of your every-day business needs is to reach out and develop relationships. However, this is not always as simple as just communicating.
In this week’s Top Women podcast, Ralf Fletcher sits down with renowned businesswomen, billionaire and anti-corruption activist, Magda Wierzycka.
Busisiwe Mavuso is the Chief Executive Officer of Business Leadership South Africa and has been a board member since 2017.
“When you’re building and scaling a company, there is no time to second guess yourself. You have to be the best informed person in the room.”
Amid the current pandemic and challenges that we are facing in 2020, advances are being made in terms of empowering women.
In conversation with Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media, Funeka and Khomotso share their insights on the significance of one’s heritage, their tips on how to keep up with change and why entrepreneurship is so vital right now.
Thembelihle Mjaji-Mbatha is the founder of the registered NPO, Mjaji-Mbatha Foundation (MMF) which she established to help overcome the barriers to education for underprivileged students.
No matter how good you are at what you do, there will always be someone criticising your work – and Anele has had a fair share of naysayers. However, she keeps her head up, not losing focus, and continues to go from strength to strength.
COVID-19 has spurred a global culling of livelihoods, leaving millions of families facing dire economic realities. How do you “retrench-proof” your life so that you come out of this pandemic stronger than before?
These are just some of the ways to make the transition from remote working back to the office go a little smoother.
The most important thing you have to offer is yourself and your experience.
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This was one of the most valuable Masterclasses we’ve ever done about how to survive as a businesswoman.
We have lost an icon – larger than life, brimming with energy, creativity and selflessness – Mary Twala graced our stage, our screens and our lives. The legend lives on. Thank you for everything you gave us.
I started a Construction and Consulting Engineering practice within the intention of giving skilled disadvantaged artisans opportunities in the market to secure work.
Hailing from Limpopo, Siwela Masoga is one of the youngest black female winemakers in the country. Her aim is to inspire other young people, especially women.
Entrepreneurship is challenging because it forces an individual to face the truth about their core beliefs, abilities and potential. It stretches them to grow, as the ultimate success of the business is directly tied to the evolution of the business owner.
Celebrating visionary organisations that prioritise gender empowerment as integral to their strategy for growth and success.
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