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What corporate SA should be doing this Women’s month

South African business has a serious diversity problem – only 3.3% of listed companies have female CEOs and 85% of CEOs are white, despite an increase from 2018. According to an analysis of thousands of 360-degree reviews, women outscored men on 17 of the 19 capabilities that differentiate excellent leaders from average or poor ones. […]

Discussing Gender Parity

Donna was featured on Radio 2000’s Breakfast with Nala show discussing gender parity and the impact of a diverse workforce on a company’s bottom line Listen to the full interview here:

Starting a Business on a Limited Budget – Seed Academy’s Donna Rachelson’s Plan

Can you start a business with limited funds? If you brand yourself well and use your funds wisely, says Donna Rachelson – a driven entrepreneur, investor and branding and marketing specialist with a passion for helping women, corporate go-getters and entrepreneurs make their mark. Here is Donna’s plan: Every year, we run The Real State […]

Women will fail in the workplace unless SA businesses act

If companies continue to hire and promote women at current rates, the number of women in management will increase by just one percentage point over the next ten years, according to recent research published by McKinsey in the USA. But if companies start hiring and promoting women and men to manage  at equal rates over […]

What is a personal brand – and do you really need one online?

In today’s fast-paced, interconnected world, whether you realise it or not, you have a personal brand, separate to the company you run or work for – and if you haven’t already, you need to start cultivating it into something of your choosing before it gets defined by those around you instead, particularly online. Gone are […]

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