To all our Stone clients and friends both near and far, thank you for your unwavering and continued business support during these uncertain times. Now more than ever, we appreciate our Stone circle and every single one of you!
Willem S Eksteen, Chief Executive of Stone, as featured in the October/November 2020 edition of BusinessBrief, available online here. Sometimes things do go wrong - this is a reality of business and life. How one responds to an issue or how one resolves an embarrassment, determines how your business and personal reputation is
Ntombi Mhangwani Accenture Africa Director Integrated Marketing & Communications and Lead Women’s Forum Gender mainstreaming in the workplace has been a longstanding discussion across the globe for decades. Although progress has been made in recent years to implement policies that favour diversity and gender equality, many of the gains are now at
According to Willem S Eksteen, Chief Executive at Stone, this pandemic demands social distancing, so now more than ever, well-thought-out communication engagement is critical to business continuity to connect people and maintain relations. Everything has changed and what we knew as normal is now different. We foresee new competition and more competition as people
Willem S Eksteen, CE of Stone, 'Reframing your business strategy to weather the COVID-19 storm...' - a webinar hosted by Business Unite for the (SA) UAE and streamed to the SA Accountants Association on 7 May 2020. Contact us at Stone on +27114470168 to connect or e-mail email@example.com.
Article written by Tertius Kleinhans, Stone Consultant Even today, many marketers and organisations are not sure how to measure the effectiveness and Return on Investment (ROI) of their investment into social media engagement. Answer this: Without knowing how it will be spent, what the expected benefits to your organisation are
Article written by Marana Brand, Stone Consultant Your company has an impact on the lives of many people and organisations. All of these people and organisations are your stakeholders – they have a stake in your company’s financial, environmental and social performance (triple bottom-line). Engaging with your stakeholders is a
Mentorship continues to be one of the most significant and crucial routes to professional learning. Junior executives are encouraged to seek out senior executives to learn them the ropes and to share their expertise and skills. But this relationship can be just as beneficial for the mentor as the mentee,
Article written by Willem Eksteen, Stone CE What South Africa can teach the world? Indeed. In contemplating the content for this blog, I had to ask myself and those close to me the same question. As a strategist I usually place the hard business goals as the pebble in the
Article written by Marana Brand, Stone Consultant It is unavoidable that at some point, your business will suffer a failure that disappoints customers. How your company reacts, explains, removes the pain, and takes accountability for its actions, signals how you think about customers and the collective heart of your organisation.