We can learn much from horses about teamwork and leadership in business. In our workshops with horses, we share a leadership model that the horses use to create cohesive teamwork. It involves three positions of leadership and we will explore Leading from the front in more detail in this post. Many of our clients have […]
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 […]
Drucker is one of the best-known and most widely influential thinkers and writers on the subject of management theory and practice. In 1959, Drucker coined the term “knowledge worker,” and later in his life considered knowledge-worker productivity to be the next frontier of management. “What gets measured gets improved.” “If you want something new, you […]
Interim CEO & CIO Executive advisory to better integrate technology with the main revenue streams of the business to accelerate growth.
“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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
It is inevitable that you will have to deal with a failing project or two, some time within your career… How can you recover a failing project or even better, how can you prevent projects failing?
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 […]
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 […]