July 19, 2022

Coming up: Calendar July–October 2022

Find here notable events, opportunities to network with Milpark Education and more for the upcoming months

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July 18, 2022

A lesson from Mandela on humility

There are many lessons we can learn from Mandela's life, but for me I am reminded that the greatest leaders can be the humblest of all. Mandela was born into a world that expected him to be a mine worker or a domestic servant but went on to liberate his people from apartheid. While he was seen as the sole hero against a system, he was often quick to point out that he was not the only person involved in ending apartheid in South Africa.

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July 15, 2022

Achieving diversity with L&D

In a world that is becoming more and more diverse, how can you make sure your company's L&D stays on top? In this article we’ll discuss the importance of diversity in L&D. For business resilience as well as talent development; for employees' engagement with their work environment – it's important to consider all these aspects when creating training programmes.

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July 14, 2022

Milpark’s new CEO, Andrew Horsfall

Andrew became Milpark’s new CEO on 1 January 2022. We asked him about his first six months in the role and what the future holds.

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July 13, 2022

A personal journey to authenticity as a leader

Lately, I’ve been trying to come to terms with my identity as a leader and that of an authentic person. I have been questioning what my contribution is in the areas where I lead. What’s been on my mind lately is my role in a changing organisation and how I can contribute to the direction of the institution in the most authentic manner I can.

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July 4, 2022

Are we heading towards a cashless society?

Lately, people have taken to social media to express their ongoing disappointment in banks for removing ATMs from various areas. In this digital age, payment gateway companies – such as PayPal, PayGate and PayU – facilitate online shopping. The use of payment platforms has also become more popular; for example, many informal traders now use Yoco.

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