Business Entertainment

IN SEARCH OF THE PINK POWER SUIT

Fashion, Style

As I watched Shark Tank on M-net I was drawn to Dawn Nathan-Jones' pink power suit and I am now on the search for a striking pink power suit. The CEO of Europcar has great style and below I have broken down her style: THE EARRINGS [caption id="attachment_2309" align="aligncenter" width="280"] Source: www.brownsjewellers.com Platinum Protea Solitaire Diamond Earrings[/caption] 2. THE NECKLACE [caption id="attachment_2310" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Source: http://brownsjewellers.com          …

My Malawian #HeartofAfrica business adventure 

African theory, Travel

Malawi is rewriting its story with an easily accessible cabinet and  its arms are wide open to business. Its cities are charming and people ready to work. Opportunities abound disguised as challenges. I had the privilege to experience Lilongwe's business side. Malawi represents the possibility that is Africa. I soaked up the possibilities and look forward to working some magic in Malawi as it makes strides to create an economic…

LESSONS FROM MARK BARNES (GROUP CEO SA POST OFFICE)

Intellectual swag, Man of Influence Series

There are two worthwhile jobs in the world, "cleaning up people's rubbish and satisfying their needs/egos."-Mark Barnes I do not like catching 6:00 am flights because they are simply too early but this time around, I was eternally grateful. As I sat in my seat (economy emergency exit) on my way to the Mother City I realised I was sitting next to the venerable Mark Barnes. I have read about…

BUSINESS ENTERTAINMENT AT HOME: THE GREAT HOST’S GUIDE

Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It is great to entertain in restaurants but entertaining at home can be a great source of bonding and can make rule for unforgettable business memories. For effortless entertaining here are a few ideas: Plan in advance and keep it simple Great foresight in planning the meals will go a long way. Plan the meals that you will serve way in advance and try to make at least two out…

THE ART OF BUSINESS ENTERTAINMENT AT RESTAURANTS

Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Different companies have different rules that govern how business entertainment should be conducted. Your company guidelines should always be the first port of call to determine how meetings in restaurants are viewed.  As a rule, it might be safer not to entertain outside a sterile boardroom environment until you sign on the dotted line. However, if you have the all-clear to entertain, I found great tips from Mireille Guiliano on…