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Skills Required in the Age of Accelerating AI

In a world where knowledge is a commodity, the ability to use and apply knowledge is the differentiator.

The World Economic Forum has published its annual report on the future of jobs in 2023, and it makes for interesting reading. It is clear that businesses will have to rethink how they do business. As with many technological trends, I believe we will overestimate the impact in the short term but underestimate the impact in the medium and long term. At Growth Factor consultants, we consistently focus on helping people develop core skills in order for them to be successful and create significant impact. Now, more than ever, businesses must invest in training that impacts people’s behaviour. In a world where knowledge is a commodity, the ability to use and apply knowledge is the differentiator.

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Improving Self-Awareness for Enhanced Performance

Self-awareness is a fundamental aspect of personal growth and professional success. It involves having a deep understanding of oneself, including strengths, weaknesses, values, beliefs, and emotions. By cultivating self-awareness, individuals can unlock their full potential, make better decisions, communicate effectively, and build meaningful relationships. In this article, we explore the importance of self-awareness in enhancing performance and provide practical tips for improving self-awareness to achieve greater success.

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Africa Human Resources Leaders Conference: A Confluence of HR Innovations and Strategies ​

CAPE TOWN, June 19-21, 2023 – The picturesque city of Cape Town played host to the prestigious Africa Human Resources Leaders Conference (AHRLC) from June 19 to 21. The three-day event, organized by the Africa HR Leadership Consortium, witnessed a gathering of HR practitioners from diverse industries and organizations across the African continent. The conference aimed to foster collaboration between these practitioners, solution providers, and international experts in the field.

One of the standout speakers at the event was Jacques Van Rensburg, the esteemed founder of Growth Factor Consultants. Van Rensburg, with his vast experience and insights into the HR domain, captivated the audience with his enlightening talks.

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AEPAC 2023 Cape Town Edition: Empowering Personal Assistants and Administrators for the Future

CAPE TOWN, June 26-28, 2023 – The vibrant city of Cape Town recently hosted the AEPAC 2023 conference, a premier event dedicated to personal assistants and administrators. Spanning three days, the conference offered attendees a unique opportunity to hone their skills, network with industry peers, and stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in the personal executives and administrators sector.

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