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Latest Economic Downturn Podcasts


Financing strategies that will see you through the downturn and prepare you for the upturn
The days of easy credit are over.  This podcast answers some very important questions like:  What can companies do to ensure they have a financing strategy that will see them through the downturn and prepare them for the upturn?  What are the funding fundamentals we’ve forgotten about in the extended period of deep liquidity and easy credit that the world economy enjoyed up until July 2007 and how can we use them now to get through the downturn? Listen to the podcast for these answers and more.

Strategic talent management during the downturn and preparing for the upturn
Talent strategy should always be aligned with business strategy.  With many companies making fundamental changes to their business strategies (as a result of the economic downturn) so talent strategies need to change too.  It is more important now than ever to manage talent effectively.  To find out more click here.

Realising savings out of corporate real estate
During economic downturns organisations look to cut costs and save money where they can.  We know that real estate is an area where companies can save money and cut costs. A real estate strategy is a vital prerequisite to building corporate competitiveness. Property assets need to be used efficiently and managed competently.  Listen to the podcast to find out more about how you can save and make money from your real estate.

Leadership behaviour during the downturn
Business leaders are having to readjust significantly to ensure that South African businesses across all industries are sustained and survive through this economic downturn.  The manner in which leaders conduct themselves in times of crisis has a major effect on whether the organisation is successful in sustaining its value and emerging strongly in the upturn. Listen to this podcast to get the answers to critical leadership behaviour questions.

IT cost optimisation – Clean out the closet
The economic downturn can be seen as an opportunity for companies to clean out their closets and position themselves for the upturn.  This podcasts address what we mean by this and also addresses IT risks the economic downturn brings along with it. Listen to this podcast to find out more about this topic and more.

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