CEO Yuresh Maharaj recommends the stress-reducing habit of factfulness

CEO Yuresh Maharaj recommends the stress-reducing habit of factfulness

Liberty Holdings is a 63-year-old company with a particular legacy. It is an insurance company that has amalgamated with many entities over the years but each of these entities have come with their way of doing things. When Yuresh Maharaj became finance director (later promoted to CEO), one of his first challenges was modernising the finance function whilst keeping the core infrastructure of the department stable.

CFO Simon Adams cautions against chasing a pay-check

CFO Simon Adams cautions against chasing a pay-check

Now CFO of Nandos South Africa, Simon advises young professionals to find out what drives them. It may sound clichéd, he says, but money is not everything. It offers financial security, but it is also crucial to figure out as early as possible what other things motivates you. That includes what you want out of a company in terms of your time, your expertise, relationships and friendships.