THE ROAD TOWARDS ACCOMPLISHING A GREAT VISION – IS A LONELY ONE.

From a distance, people always marvel at the glamour, glitz and attention that is sometimes accorded to people in influential positions. It seems that leaders unknowingly attract interest and respect that will make people to instinctively give anything to be in the company of the leader they hold in high esteem. Every word spoken, any initiative launched, any social activity..… 

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IN YOUR REJECTION, YOU WILL FIND DIRECTION

All of us have a need for approval and acceptance. It is very traumatic to be deliberately marginalized, ostracized and just simply being ignored. The market place can be a ruthless space, where certain people for reasons best known to them, can conjure up the worst kind of things to make one feels totally rejected. In my own corporate journey,

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MANAGING YOUR LEADERSHIP BLIND SPOTS

Navigating through peak hour traffic on the highways of Johannesburg, especially during the rainy season, can be a daunting task. The unpredictability of a mini bus taxi driving in front of you or the weaving of motorbikes in between lanes, awakens the Lewis Hamilton within me. One  always needs to be in a state of high alert with regard to

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EGO – THE ROADBLOCK ON THE JOURNEY TO SIGNIFICANCE

Half of the problems in the world are due to people who want to feel important. Lurking in the heart of every ego-centric leader, is the need to always be seen, heard and acknowledged. These attributes start very subtle and can later on define the whole personality of the leader. The root cause of this problem, is that leaders have

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YOU’VE COME TOO FAR TO GIVE UP NOW

It never fails to amaze me when you ask somebody – how are you doing? Most people will respond in the negative. There is quite a pervasive sense of disillusionment in the air for a wide range of reasons. When we consider the socio–economic fibre of our country South Africa; to say that we are in a crisis, would be

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WHOSE LIFE HAVE YOU TOUCHED TODAY?

Today marks one of the most traumatic days in our country’s history, as we remember the day when Nelson Mandela passed away on 5 December 2013. He was arguably one of the greatest leaders that not only graced our shores but became a global icon, whose legacy is etched in the memory of the world at large. When we started

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