August is women’s month in South Africa and in light of this theme I dedicate my August blog to women in the workplace. Let’s get back to the nine basic things that women can do to be successful in the workplace. And for the men: this is equally true for… Continue reading
Why is it so hard to achieve your goals? Every year hundreds of millions of people set goals for the new year, yet very few (less than 15%!) meet their goals.
Should you have goals? Absolutely! Your mind is programmed to learn more and experience more and need goals to… Continue reading
It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. Winston S. Churchill
Our minds have been created to seek more. In fact, our minds cannot function properly unless we have a goal or mission we work for. For example: it is very hard to get… Continue reading
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. Peter Drucker
In this last edition of my series about leadership I would like to explore what the differences are between management and leadership. Although this topic has been explored by many, it still remains a challenge in most… Continue reading
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams
Someone once said to me: “As the leader of this team, it is my job to sweat the assets. We have targets to achieve.” At no surprise, his… Continue reading
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done…
As leaders we need to know where we are heading; it must be a clear picture in your mind. Vision is not limited to the CEO of… Continue reading
The art of communication is the language of leadership – James Humes
As promised: over the next few months I will focus on a couple of key aspects pertaining leadership.
Last month we focused on the art of listening and this time round we take it one step further… Continue reading
It is a new year and we all have aspirations to do better than ever before! Over the next few months I will focus on a couple of key aspects pertaining leadership.
For this month, the focus will be on the art of listening. Have you mastered the art of… Continue reading
After a tiring year, it is at last time for a break! Yes, you have made it! But why does it feel like the break is not as amazing as you have imagined?
Throughout the year we dream of the break we will have over December and how all the… Continue reading
So much have been said and written about happiness, yet it seems to be one of the most elusive emotions out there… There is not a single person whom will tell you that they don’t want happiness however, so many don’t seem to find it.
Like with all emotions, we… Continue reading