Archive for June 2017

Carrick Development Academy: Getting the Inside Scoop from Managing Director Rashay Makan

Carrick Development Academy Graduate Programme The Carrick Development Academy (CDA) attracts the best-in-class graduates who aspire to lead wealth and capital management into a new realm of professionalism and success. The action packed 18-month paid development programme provides graduates with an opportunity to work with and learn from the best. Understandably, the CDA’s Managing Director,…

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Chris Bertish accepts Carrick Wealth Ambassadorship

International Speaker, Author, Ocean Pioneer and the first person to single-handedly stand-up paddleboard (SUP) across the Atlantic Ocean – Chris Bertish – has accepted an offer to become an Ambassador for Carrick Wealth. Chris Bertish, the 42-year-old South African who made the 7500km crossing in 93 days, completely unsupported and unassisted, said he is proud…

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How to be a better leader and live to tell the story

An editor was once asked why he would not review management and self-help books in his magazine. His reply was that the best source of inspiration on how to be a good manager was to read good fiction, and the same applied to becoming a better person. This may sound glib, but in 2010 the…

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Carrick team members doing amazing things

Impi Hard Enduro – Dale Namnick breaks the stereotype From 15 – 17 July, the fourth annual Impi Hard Enduro was hosted from the Tugela Ferry Raceway in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal. And, in true Impi style, it was even bigger and better than before! Adventure lovers from all over the world flocked to this…

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The Future is Here: What It Means for Investment Planning

Looking forward: seeing what is coming Listening to leading futurist and CEO of FutureWorld SA, Neil Jacobson, speak at our Annual Carrick 20/20 Conference, I (and I’m convinced the rest of the room) was fully immersed in the transformed future landscape he was sketching. As Neil was speaking, the future came to life for me…

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The UK election: pollsters once again get it wrong

By 4:00 am this morning, it was clear that Ms Theresa May had held on to her Maidenhead seat, but it seems the same may not be said about her position as leader of the Conservative Party. Earlier in the evening, senior Conservative reacted to a joint BBC/Sky/ITV exit poll, which indicated that while the…

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The future is in the hands of professionals

What should I do with my money? Perhaps, because the question is so simple, the answer appears easy. So easy that almost anyone can answer it: make it grow. But as Carrick Development and Brand Director Kieron McRae says, like most things we value in life, it’s complicated. We all have acquaintances or know people…

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