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. […]

Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

  AI is one of the most popular talked about technologies today. For business, this technology introduces capabilities that innovative business and technology leadership can utilise to introduce new dimensions and abilities within service and product design and delivery. Unfortunately, a lot of the real business value is locked up behind the terminology hype, inflated […]

Renier’s Story – in his own words

I was born and raised in Pretoria, South Africa in 1969. Both my parents were qualified teachers. My father was a Primary School Principal and chairman of ‘Northern Transvaal Primary School Rugby’ amongst other things through his distinguished career as an educator. I attended the Primary School in Mayville where I was the Head Boy […]

Business Driven IT KPIs

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are a critical management tool to measure the success and progress of effort put in towards achieving goals and targets – to continually improve performance. Every business set their specific KPIs to measure the criteria that drive the business success – these vary from business to business. One thing every modern […]