Non-violent communication is a must for leadership today, especially in organisations who are undergoing an agile transformation. I have created this article based on Marshall Rosenberg’s Non-Violent Communication.
What scared me about reviewing non-violent communication is the insight I received on the Language of Dominates or the Dominative Structures we know so well such as kings and commoners, the good... Read More
In my personal experience I learnt that I needed to be more mindful to be a great leader. I kept asking myself, how do I become more mindful?
If you look up the meaning in the dictionary mindful means to be aware of, to be sensible, to be alert to, to be heedful of, watchful of, cognisant of, the willingness... Read More
All good best practices seem to fall by the way side as the seemingly newest, latest and greatest terms do their rounds. Always go back to the basics for a good foundation. For future success, leaders need to really believe in strategic management in order to remain sustainable and to leave a legacy. The balance scorecard can be used... Read More
I woke up at about 4 a.m on 27 April. It was Freedom Day in South Africa. A day to remember a truly great leader, Nelson Mandela whose endearing legacy lives on. Every now and then when time allows it, I enjoy contemplating life, personal vision and purpose and how I fit into the greater picture. It was time... Read More
For future success, leaders need to believe in strategic management. The balance scorecard can be used for strategic risk analysis, for strategic long term goals, for translating those long term goals into objectives and for strategic control.
There are some risks associated with strategic management.
leaders who spend time on operations and only one hour a year on strategic thinking
leaders who... Read More
Based on recent articles pertaining to corruption within government and business I was compelled to write this article on leadership character.
A person’s value system and character elements can be likened to an old knot in a rope. It cannot be undone. There are six elements of character. Leaders really need to come to terms with these six elements if... Read More
Is your Title relevant to your capability?
I was recently looking at some questions on an assessment. The question that really caught my attention related to title. What is the highest title you have had? My immediate thought was that this question is completely irrelevant. I have been training delegates from all walks of life over the past several years... Read More
If you are arrogant, know everything and believe you are the best leader then don’t bother reading any further. This is not for you! I will be wasting your time. We both know time can never be recovered. Go play golf.
Now more than ever great executives are needed in these turbulent times. It is well known that you can... Read More