Management Mentors

In today’s ultra-competitive workforce, your business can’t afford NOT to have a business mentoring program. After all, the skills of your company’s executives and employees are your most valuable assets.

Corporate mentoring programs provide a means of cultivating those skills throughout your organization. This translates into talent retention (instead of turnover), happier employees and management, and a healthier bottom line (among other things!).

The Leader in Business Mentoring Programs

Every company is unique, and so are its mentoring needs. Allow professionals with decades of experience, innovative e-mentoring software, and endless compassion and understanding to guide you in making the best choice.

At Management Mentors, we are those professionals. For over 25 years, we’ve been helping organizations implement successful corporate mentoring programs.

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Empty Box

Empty Box

Empty Box Recruitment Ltd which was founded in 2004 as a recruitment solutions and outplacement partner.

Our client base encompasses a wide range of companies working in Food & Drink manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals, Non-Food Consumer Goods as well as Engineering and ‘Business to Business’ sectors, and includes 3 of Europe’s largest Food businesses, a £15 billion pharmaceutical business, and a £5 billion metals’ business

Service Offerings:

Full selection process including drafting & placing of free on-line advertising, candidate screening, short-list preparation, interview organisation & candidate feedback, through to offer management, referencing & post-employment satisfaction survey

Additional service offerings include:

  • Psychometric testing & evaluation
  • Design/delivery of assessment centres
  • Sourcing of interim managers
  • Full outplacement provision
  • Organisational stress & cultural audits
  • Organisational research to improve retention, communication, training, work/life balance, remuneration structure

We recruit across all business functions for our clients ranging from Production & Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Category Management through to Supply Chain, Technical, Finance & HR, from junior management level up to Senior Managers & Directors. More on:


Mindplay as a partner with Crafted Outcomes

Mindplay works to restore the balance between imaginative and rational approaches to addressing opportunities and challenges.

In most organisations, there is a strong bias towards using rationality. In a world that is changing ever more rapidly and in unpredictable ways, the need to bring creativity back into the frame to help solve problems, develop strategies, see new possibilities and stay ahead of the competition is vital. Our purpose is ‘Rekindling imaginations at work’

We do this by teaching people how to use storytelling, imagery, metaphor and symbolism to create new possibilities and then bring in rationality to generate viable business solutions.

We have developed the Mindplay Innovation Ecosystem to help an organisation measure and identify where it needs to focus its effort to optimise innovation.

The combination of diagnosing the innovation ecosystem and delivering interventions to develop innovation capability means that we bring a unique offer to transforming the creativity and innovation in an organisation.

Industry experience/expertise:

  • Professional services, Technology & Pharma

Areas/circumstance where these have been or can be applied:

  • Developing or communicating a new strategy
  • Creating a new business model
  • Breaking into a new market
  • Making a step change in brand perception
  • Creating or testing a new product or service concept
  • Taking employee engagement to a higher level
  • Building a high impact communication plan for a new product
  • Transforming customer satisfaction levels

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Desert Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd / Stevens Fricker & Associates continues to provide Company Secretarial services and with John Stevens , Rob Vinen and Kopanang Thekiso’s vast experience, Accounting, Taxation, Payroll, Liquidations,
Business consultancy services are also offered to the client base.

Our Payroll department currently produces monthly data for over 500 employees on behalf of various clients.

With effect from 1 June 2007 Desert Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd was disposed of to John Stevens, a Certified Public

Accountant and retired Senior Partner of Deloitte & Touche.
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Loyalty Matters

Loyalty Matters

Where would your business be today, if your website and marketing had delivered better results?

What if you could transform the way you attract, engage and convert customers online? Would that improve your business? If you want to increase traffic, drive engagement and generate more leads from your website and marketing, you need to talk with the team at loyaltyMATTERS today.

Services include:

  • Website design
  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital marketing
  • Social media marketing
  • Content marketing
  • PPC
  • SEO
  • Email marketing
  • Conversion optimisation and funnels

Whether you need a full strategic review of your brand, event or product, or simply a couple of hours graphic design input to visualise an idea that you’ve sketched, we can help. We help you define your ideal customer(s), create a stunning visual identity for your brand and work with you to design powerful marketing strategies that maximise engagement.  Tell us what you want to achieve and we’ll put together practical proposals to get you there.



SwiftCloud is a leading B2B mobile app provider, creating applications that integrate with your back-office IT system, designed to drive sales and increase customer satisfaction through 24/7 online ordering. SwiftCloud also offer additional modules to make you even more e-commerce-capable for your customers and sales teams. Customers can order from the web via a SwiftCloud Web Module button added to your existing website and sales managers can place orders on the move via the Sales Manager App which shows customer-specific pricing, discounts and special offers.


Thinking Focus

Thinking Focus is a behavioural change consultancy who believe that individuals, teams and business units underperform!  Not because they want to or mean to but because they can’t get out of their own way.  Underperformance is down to self-imposed or organisational constraints that prevent the real potential from being realised.

Thinking Focus work globally at all levels, specialising in unlocking potential; they challenge mindset, quality of thinking and transfer mental models and tools to create long-lasting, sustainable capability in their clients.


Engagedly is a cloud platform for Progressive Performance management and employee engagement built for organizations with visionary leadership. With our gamification, engagement and continuous performance based approach, organizations can align, motivate, engage and optimize employee performance.