Localism is a trend that is here to stay

Localism is a trend that is here to stay

Recent research, by Google, indicates the localism trend is accelerating. People are paying more attention to where the products and services they choose are sourced from. Localism came into focus as product and service options were, and in some places still are,...
Book Review: What is Strategy? by Joan Magretta

Book Review: What is Strategy? by Joan Magretta

I just loved the idea of communicating with the business audience using an easy-to-understand graphic format. Capturing the intangibles of business is certainly challenging and I found the illustrations to be a great framework for the reader to better understand what...
4 reasons Social Media are now mainstream!

4 reasons Social Media are now mainstream!

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and many other social media platforms have woven their way into our society and into people’s daily habits. Often I encounter those in business who exclaim, at the mention of social media, “I don’t have time for Facebook”...
Great Day Out At The PADCA JLS Mile 2017!

Great Day Out At The PADCA JLS Mile 2017!

The fifth PADCA JLS mile went off splendidly at Maritzburg College today with over 500 participants. Sponsored once again by J Leslie Smith & Company Inc, the morning boasted a load of fun activities and encouraged camaraderie amongst the seniors of...
Time Out at The Upper Millstone

Time Out at The Upper Millstone

Sometimes, creativity is best found out of the office. A new environment with good food and delicious coffee can be just the right space to relax and chat. Today, the pair of three gathered at The Upper Millstone for our own meeting before catching up with Wade of CHC...
Constant Analysis: An Intelligent Approach To Marketing

Constant Analysis: An Intelligent Approach To Marketing

There are some companies that believe that you only need to analyse information relating to the company and the business environment once a year, and that is when they are compiling their business or marketing plan. I would like to suggest that you put systems in...