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People or Results?

2020-10-06T08:01:55+02:00October 6th, 2020|

At a meeting I heard a COO of a strong Agribusiness saying: “I don’t farm with fruit. I farm with People. They are my most important focus and concern.” The others around the table nodded [...]

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From Ideas to Action

2020-09-07T07:58:22+02:00September 7th, 2020|

“We talk a lot, but little gets done. We have great ideas, but we are slow and ineffective to execute. We have great potential to do and achieve so much more. We have fantastic dreams [...]

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Don’t appoint a square peg in a round hole

2020-08-05T12:44:54+02:00August 5th, 2020|

Don’t appoint a square peg in a round hole Also read our previous post:  Selecting the right people for your company: How much of a gamble are you willing to take?     It’s not as [...]

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Hats off to Women!

2020-08-04T12:45:17+02:00August 4th, 2020|

Barack Obama is quoted to have said “Empowering women is not just the right thing to do – it is the smart thing to do”. I was asked to be a speaker at an all-women [...]

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Proactive Self-empowerment

2020-07-05T18:55:49+02:00July 5th, 2020|

Do you know that it is not your circumstances, but your thinking about them that causes your fear, inner pain, stress and discouragement? Let me explore this with you. Very recently I had to stomach [...]

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Celebrate what’s good!

2020-06-02T00:19:28+02:00June 2nd, 2020|

Wherever you go you will often hear versions of: “the world is in one big mess”. And that is exactly where you and I can step in as leaders, as difference makers and distributors of [...]

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Surviving the Mental Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis

2020-06-01T15:50:47+02:00June 1st, 2020|

Surviving the Mental Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis For most people in South Africa, the last two months have been very tough. We’ve been consumed by the additional admin involved in trying to stay safe [...]

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Dealing with a Business world called VUCA

2020-05-13T08:58:16+02:00May 13th, 2020|

Dealing with a Business world called VUCA An Empowering Leadership Response Most businesses are facing a novel reality – and non-traditional methods of navigating a business environment which requires next level skills and challenges will [...]

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Simplicity beyond Complexity

2020-05-04T08:28:16+02:00May 4th, 2020|

I believe one of the most important survival skills right now is the ability to do complexity management. But let me start with a story. In the beginning of the year our pool turned green… [...]

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