Think differently and do differently to make a difference

Banking might not be the business most people associate with making meaningful social impact, but award-winning local fintech company JUMO is leading this vanguard in Africa. When delegates of the Creative Leadership Collective (CLC) made their way to the JUMO offices in Cape Town earlier this year as part of the Innovation Safari, there was … Continue reading Think differently and do differently to make a difference

Take it from someone who knows: The best ROI is when you invest in people

Are you aiming to make your company the best company for the people you're serving?  This was the question RLabs founder Marlon Parker left with CLC Innovation Safari delegates after taking them on a journey through the history and purpose of the organisation. RLabs, or Reconstructed Living Labs, is an award-winning South African non-profit on … Continue reading Take it from someone who knows: The best ROI is when you invest in people

Don’t solve the wrong problem perfectly, says d-school, Institute of Design Thinking

Don't make the mistake of solving the wrong problem perfectly. You'll end up with a product nobody wants and a massive marketing bill trying to sell it. Instead, think like a designer unpacking the human-centred problem and underlying need first, before jumping to solutions that only make sense on a pie chart. This is the … Continue reading Don’t solve the wrong problem perfectly, says d-school, Institute of Design Thinking

Hein Weyers – COO of Adcorp Training Services

For Hein Weyers good businesses all about creative leaderships, unlocking people's potential and futureproofing your organisation... Hein Weyers’ corporate career was almost scuppered by MasterChef SA. While he’s is now the COO of Adcorp Training Services, a division of Adcorp Holdings Group, this hinges on a choice he made early 2014. ‘My hobby is cooking,’ … Continue reading Hein Weyers – COO of Adcorp Training Services

Dear corporate giant: Use startups to kickstart your innovation

Corporates could reap enormous benefit from the startup sector if they tapped into the talent and energy available to them, says Barry Botha, founder of HydraCorp A tech holding company with IT assets in the US, UK and SA, HydraCorp is a de-risked and distributed portfolio of African startups, that prepares these businesses for international … Continue reading Dear corporate giant: Use startups to kickstart your innovation