Category: Articles

Keeping Your Leadership Fresh

by Eric Garner   There is a mystery to leadership, whether you lead an ongoing team or a one-off group. This mystery is important because without it people would be able to predict your actions and imitate them. Keeping the…

Pillars for Excellence in Leadership

by Gerald Mohlabe   It is known in civil engineering that every structure of lofty buildings needs strong pillars that can provide a strong and an unshakable support for the building to stand even in stormy weather. This principle applies to…

5 Ways Leaders Earn Trust

by Richard Brody   How can anyone ever hope to perform as a meaningful and effective leader if others don’t believe either the message, or you (the messenger)? True leadership is always dependent upon the development of a bond that…

Skiing the Slopes of Leadership

by Sylvia Fernandes   It was Boss’s Day on the 16th October. I was listening to the radio as I drove out to do a keynote address to heads of private banks. My mind was systematically going through the points…

Great Leadership: Don’t Tug on the Leaves!

by Annette Segal   Trimming my basil plant today got me thinking about Leadership. (I like to keep some fresh herbs in the kitchen to feed my passion for cooking.) Great leadership takes time…like growing a healthy plant. No amount of tugging…

10 Practical Tips for Building a Team

By Kevin Dee   There is a fairly well established school of thought that a strong team will outperform a group of individuals fairly consistently. It is demonstrated in sports and in the workplace when people are willing to work…