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    chantell ilbury

    chantell ilbury

    Facilitator, specialist speaker, lecturer and best-selling author; former entrepreneur.
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    clem sunter

    Specialist speaker, facilitator, and best-selling author. Former Anglo American executive.
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    mitch ilbury

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opinion & articles

A good break

Technology reminds us that sometimes rules are made to be broken. The recent appearance of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg before the European Parliament reminds us of the company’s founding motto: “Move fast and break things”. It has since become something of a mantra for tech entrepreneurs who believe disruption is key to innovation. Normally, innovation…

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“Not my job”

Sometimes working together is not the right option. It’s probably fair to say most people don’t like being put on the spot. It demands a prompt awareness of a situation with limited intelligence at hand, being able to synthesise that quickly whilst analysing all the available options, and then displaying confident decision-making. Whereas foxes think…

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Noisy wheel

If politics is bare-knuckle boxing, South Africa has a heavyweight champion. In the game of politics, those fighting for an advantage see anonymity as an enemy – it suggests inactivity or indifference to the needs of the populace. This is especially the case for any leader – they need to be seen to be considered…

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Final countdown to climate chaos underway

The flags heralding impending climate chaos are up and waving frantically. The last thing on our minds whilst driving a car, flying between cities or using grid-supplied electricity, is that our actions are contributing to the global phenomenon of climate change. Unfortunately, we may only take climate change seriously once it’s escalated to a point…

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Plug it in, baby!

A corner has been turned in both the transportation and energy games. Glance back over the history of science fiction and you will find a recurring dream many writers had for the future: flying cars. While vessels packed with people speeding overhead is still an illusion – and that’s probably a good thing – another…

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AI, Robot?

Robots won’t take over the world while their brains still sit in a box. At Google’s annual developer conference earlier this month, crowds gasped in awe at an audio recording of someone booking a hair appointment. Now, nerds may make good foxes but they’re hardly slaves to fashion; so why the OMG! with a phone…

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