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Are Business Schools Still Relevant? - Prof John Board

In our fast changing, ever evolving world, it needs to be asked: Are business schools and the insights they offer still relevant? During this discussion between Prof John Board, Jon Foster-Pedley, and Gareth Armstrong, important insights are offered when considering this question.

Can Mindfulness Improve Business? - Gelong Thubten

During this #HenleyAfrica conversation between Buddhist Monk, Gelong Thubten, and Dean of Henley Business School - Africa, Jon Foster-Pedley, explores the relationship between mindfulness and meditation, and increased profitability of our businesses. Put away your preconceived notions of what this is and have a listen - you'll be surprised by what you learn.
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Is There A Formula To Succession? - Ashnie Muthusamy

Ashnie Muthusamy, a +20yr HR veteran practitioner and Group Talent Manager for Sun International, says there are "DEFINITE “DO’S” AND DETRIMENTAL “DON’TS” ".

Gareth Armstrong and Ashnie discuss these along with other important changes being felt in the HR field, much of which is related to advances in AI and robotics. Listen to find out more.
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Reimagining South Africa - Dr Mamphela Ramphele

"We are at a pivotal moment in our history. We have all the ingredients for success. The choice is ours – whether we recommit to re-imagining our country into the great society it can become, or continue to hesitate at the threshold of a new, brighter future." Dr Mamphela Ramphele and Jon Foster-Pedley discuss what this means and what must be done in order to achieve our incredible potential. Don't miss this important conversation.
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Is OUTA The Answer? ft. Wayne Duvenage

Does OUTA have the resources and the teeth to really make a difference? We explore the answer to this question and more with the CEO of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse, Wayne Duvenage, who elaborates on the ongoing developments, successes, and opportunities made available to the public through their efforts.
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Helena Dolny - Conversations We Fear To Have

“We suffer more because of conversations we didn’t have.” - During this fascinating conversation with a woman who has done so very much in her life, Jon Foster-Pedley talks to Helena Dolny about what she describes as her “gift” – the ability to sit with and empathise with those that are dying. More than just a discussion around death though, this insightful and hugely worthwhile dialogue highlights that there is [skip to 21min] “ultimate personal leadership” that is found only in the last days of one’s life – Helena’s position is that amazing leaders like her late husband, Joe Slovo, or Nelson Mandela, whom she knew personally, didn’t get this right. If you want to know what she means by this, how talking about death causes one live longer (with a case study), and more, take a listen to this wonderful exchange

"Trends As Business Strategy" - with Dion Chang

Is your business future-proof and how can it take advantage of “the rise of the machines”? What skills must we ensure our children develop for the future world of work? And are giant retail spaces like malls soon to be ghost towns? Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Africa interrogates these questions and their answers with well known trends guru and analyst, Dion Chang of Flux Trends.

Ray White - The Future Of Journalism and Media

With a career spanning 23 years and the biggest radio platform brands in the country, Ray White knows news and knows media. During this #AskAnExpert feature, Gareth Armstrong asks important questions around the future of journalism, media, and how this impacts our businesses. Don’t miss this informative and insightful conversation.

Building A Comedy Business ft. John Vlismas

Don’t let the title of this conversation fool you – John Vlismas is so much more than just a comedian…

This businessman, social commentator, and more shares his insights and feelings around a number of topics during this #WhatsTrending discussion that will leave you both chuckling and also thinking deeply and carefully about your businesses and careers.

Jon Foster-Pedley - Is Business School Worth It?

In a frank and direct conversation, Gareth Armstrong asks Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean of Henley Business School, if attending a business school is worth the time, effort, and money. Jon surprises with some interesting observations and important insights that reveal the true nature and role of business schools, and the crucial questions prospective students need to ask themselves before making the commitment. This is an #AskAnExpert conversation you don’t want to miss.

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