Issue: Friday, 27 September 2019. COMMUNICATION – it’s something all of us have been doing for years, and continue to engage in on a daily basis. With all that experience, one would think we’d be experts in this by now...right?
Focusing on What Matters
Issue: Friday, 30 August 2019. This month, we delve into the topic of self-awareness in leadership and developing a vision for your organisation. It’s no easy feat to get to know one’s self, and self-awareness remains a challenge to most leaders, even if it’s an overstated concept of leadership.
Issue: Friday, 26 July 2019 One's worst fears and insecurities can often surface when faced with the need to make a critical decision. What was the toughest decision that you’ve ever had to make?
Forged in Fire
Issue: Thursday, 27 June 2019. We all experience it at some point in our lives – life-changing events that throw our world into chaos, making us feel like we will never be the same again. That may be true, but it can be in a good way.
The Building Blocks of Leadership
Issue: Thursday, 30 May 2019. This month, we celebrate the ‘builders of leaders’ among us – those who provide the building blocks for great leadership by giving selflessly to others and imparting their wisdom to the younger generation, in hopes of building a better future for the nation. This aspect is a significant part of our Science of Building Leaders framework, for what use is knowledge if it is not shared?
Motivation and Encouragement
Issue: Thursday, 25 April 2019. Motivation is the desire to act and move towards a goal. It is what makes you leap out of bed in the morning, eager to start your day, instead of hit that ‘snooze’ button over and over again. How can entrepreneurs keep up their enthusiasm as they try to scale their businesses? Are you so driven to succeed that you’re actually doing yourself more harm than good? Is your feedback likely to generate optimal or suboptimal motivation in others?
Extending the Right Welcome
Issue: Friday, 29 March 2019. Preparing to welcome new hires doesn’t stop at just a welcome address, a stack of new business cards and equipment; it extends far further than that. The business onboarding process is one that pays attention to integrating a new employee into a company’s culture, environment, community and vision.
The Power of Guidance
Issue: Thursday, 28 February 2019. One of the key determinants of success is the creation of a secure base – an environment that allows one to turn to a trusted individual or set of beliefs that can allow them to survive and thrive.