Effective Leadership Communication

We have all heard the saying: “Communication is the key to success!” Leadership coaches and successful leaders all agree that when it comes to communication – A leader can never communicate enough! The communication gurus say that even when there is nothing to communicate, the leader should communicate that there is nothing to communicate… I […]

Business & Technology Leadership

Interim CEO & CIO Executive advisory to better integrate technology with the main revenue streams of the business to accelerate growth.

Quotes to shape Principles of Business Leadership

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie “There are only two ways to live life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.” – Albert Einstein “Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of […]

Leadership definition

What is Leadership? How do you define Leadership in a concise sentence? According to Forbes a leader has got nothing to do with title, seniority or position within an organisation, personal attributes and management are definitely not leadership. So what is leadership then? Some thought leaders of our time define leadership as… Peter Drucker: “The […]

Leadership Styles

1. Autocratic Leadership Autocratic leadership is an extreme form of transactional leadership, where leaders have a lot of power over their people. Staff and team members have little opportunity to make suggestions, even if these would be in the team’s or the organization’s best interest. The benefit of autocratic leadership is that it’s incredibly efficient. […]

Project Sponsorship

There are multiple aspects that contribute to a successful project, for example the right people, proper planning, governance, clear roles and responsibilities, but to mention a few. You could argue all equally important but one of the most important aspects that are often overlooked is the position of the Project Sponsor. In my experience, the […]

About the Author

Renier Botha is a Business Leader and Chartered Technology Professional (CITP) that works with organisations to better integrate technology innovation with business ideas, products and service delivery. Advising business leaders and actively managing technology business operations, Renier focuses companies, from start-up to enterprise, to better integrate technology innovations and intellectual property into their mainstream revenue […]