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30 OCTOBER 2014

The leaders who ruined Africa; the generation who can fix it

While good leaders can't make much of a difference in societies with strong institutions, in countries with weak structures, leaders could make or break a country.
30 OCTOBER 2014

Take a look at yourself in the leadership mirror

To gain a better understanding of your leadership strengths and weaknesses, take a look at yourself through the eyes of others.
30 OCTOBER 2014

It’s your job to tell the hard truths

How can people who have been so successful in their careers not be courageous about communicating the problems they see in a business for which they are responsible?
30 OCTOBER 2014

Lesetja Kganyago: Made of the right stuff

The rand dipped when Gill Marcus announced last month that she was retiring as governor of the Reserve Bank. But it ticked upwards recently on news that one of her able deputies, Lesetja Kganyago, is to replace her.
30 OCTOBER 2014

Macbeth, Hamlet and your business results

If Shakespeare were a CEO coach, he would clearly encourage his clients to analyse and discern his situation like Hamlet does at first, but then he would insist they act decisively.
30 OCTOBER 2014

4 steps on the road to growth, dominance or irrelevance

The goal is to figure out how to live a life in servant mode, to create an organisation that doesn't become a bureaucratic haven or an avarice-focused engine of profit.
17 SEPTEMBER 2014

Business schools should participate in public discourse

Prof Piet Naude, new director at University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), has set the scene for the institution’s future positioning in the industry and society at large.
08 SEPTEMBER 2014

First know yourself, then your team

Understanding how an organisation works is not enough. To be truly effective, a leader must understand the unconscious motivations of people around them.
03 SEPTEMBER 2014

A tale of two titles

Recent news headlines in South Africa, have given extensive coverage to the actions of two influential political figures and their moral power.
20 AUGUST 2014

5 things I learned when I lost my desk

In a world where things change as often as they do, comfort zones are counter-productive at best.


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