Author: Simone Marais

Making Dreams a Reality: De Beers Zimele celebrates empowered entrepreneurs

De Beers Zimele Kleinzee Hub recently celebrated the growth of their SMME clients who enrolled during 2018 for training, support and mentorship. Zimele, which means ‘standing on one’s own feet’ in Zulu, is the name of De Beer’s internationally recognised socio-economic development programme that empowers entrepreneurs...

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StudyTrust partners with Free To Grow to empower SA’s youth

Established in 1974, StudyTrust is a national bursary organisation that has its roots in the moral and personal support of its bursary holders. Central to its founding is the conviction that potential is equally distributed in the population and that making opportunities and support available...

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Recognition: A low cost, high impact driver of engagement

Recognising employees is one of the simplest ways to enhance employee engagement and unlock people’s potential at work. Not only does recognition motivate, provide a sense of achievement and make employees feel valued, but it has been found to increase productivity and loyalty to the...

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Effective Recognition 4 Enhanced Engagement Mini-workshop

Amongst the many drivers of engagement and performance, recognition stands out as the one that is easiest to achieve and cheapest to implement. It also stands out as one of those with the biggest impact on motivation, discretionary effort, productivity, and retention. And yet, recognition is...

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Free To Grow plants a flag in the Channel Islands

Partnering with global advisory and fund administration firm, The Maitland Group, after their recent acquisition of a fund company in Guernsey, has taken Free To Grow into the Channel Islands and its 33rd country. As the Executive team gear the business for further international growth and prepare...

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From Unconscious Bias to Conscious Inclusion

The City of Cape Town awarded Free To Grow the tender to equip 140 of their senior managers with the skills and tools to create a more inclusive environment in the City. Presented by Yolande Chirwa, senior Free To Grow facilitator and subject matter expert,...

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