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CA(SA) – BEWARE! Is Joining A Family Business A Box Of Spiders Or A Sustainable Career Opportunity?

    In your wanderings, you might come across a wonderful opportunity. That recruitment agent that never got back to you, contacts you out of the blue with a great job offer. It sounds great - medium-sized business with an impressive turnover, a not-too-shabby bottom line and a bunch of cash in the bank. And [...]

By | November 19th, 2017|CA(SA)|0 Comments

CA(SA) – THE ART OF NEGOTIATION – The Good Cop/Bad Cop Tactic.

The art of negotiation has always fascinated me. It is a skill and it can be learned. In an article titled "The Law Of Disinterest", I discussed the mechanism of presenting a nonchalant attitude that communicated disinterest. This places the incumbent at a disadvantage as he/she is becomes anxious about losing out. The next technique [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|CA(SA)|0 Comments

CA(SA) – GET READY FOR BLOCKCHAIN!

  Blockchain. Sounds like a plumbing device. But Blockchain is now ready for the world! Picture a world in which there is only one currency - where financial transactions happen instantaneously, paperless, fully transparent and cybercrime-free. Picture a world where there are no exorbitant bank charges, no fees. Picture a world where nearly every transaction [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|CA(SA), Entrepreneurship, News|0 Comments

CA(SA) – Don’t Forget To Build In The Wealth-Creating Opportunities Into Your Package.

  Clive Kaplan is a top-rated Executive/Leadership coach. Contact - 072-280-6878 or clive@greenmindcapital.co.za. Visit the website www.coach.greenmindcapital.co.za and download a free E-Book.   Here is a story that you will find interesting, if not a little scary. It's about a client of mine (let's call him Jabu) who, as a CA(SA), worked for a listed [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|CA(SA), Job Search, Management|0 Comments

CA(SA) – SHOULD YOU LEAVE SOUTH AFRICA IN SEARCH OF GREENER PASTURES?

  Clive Kaplan is a top-rated Executive/Leadership coach. Contact - 072-280-6878 or clive@greenmindcapital.co.za. Visit the website www.coach.greenmindcapital.co.za and download a free E-Book.   The issue of emigration has been on the table for many years now. Pre- and post- Apartheid politics has sent many CAs(SA) to nether shores. There is a startling amount of South [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|CA(SA), Coaching, Job Search, Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COACHING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

  I often find myself delving into matters with my clients that are possibly more suited to psychotherapy. Feelings of low self esteem, anger issues and negative thinking are the most obvious. But the real differentiator is not the material being discussed - it's the mindset of the person I am coaching. The profound difference [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|CA(SA), Coaching, EXECUTIVE COACH, Management|0 Comments

CA(SA) – IF YOU ARE NOT MOVING UP THE CORPORATE LADDER, KNOW THIS – It’s not about the ladder!

  More than a few of my clients become clients because they are stuck! No matter what they do, they just cannot seem to make their way upwards. Needless to say, they usually insist that they need to leave their current position to seek greener pastures. And that is when I give them the bad [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|CA(SA), Coaching, EXECUTIVE COACH|0 Comments