The C Word

Compassionate. Is it a dirty word in business and leadership? Or is it the difference between highly effective and mediocre leaders? When we think of highly effective leaders, it’s often in terms of their decisiveness, strategy and clever thinking. It’s not often that interpersonal traits like compassion spring to mind. Yet no leader can lead…

15 Leadership Books Every Future Leader Should Read (or anyone actually)

Jack Nicholson once said, “When you stop learning, I believe you are dead!” One of the things that helps me to conquer the imposter syndrome is my ability to keep it real and tell people that I am a semi-expert.  Having an unquenchable thirst for knowledge makes it possible to learn new things, grow as…

Darth Vader of Leadership

Or Why You Should Take Lessons in Leading from the Dark Lord of the Sith this Star Wars Day If you are wondering who the Dark Lord of the Sith is then you have probably never seen any of the Star Wars films. And since that is not illegal (yet), you need to know that the…

Leadership Strategy and Why Your Organisation Needs One

Great leaders know that planning is an indispensable process that can improve their organisation’s growth and sustainability. This is why many companies devote so much time and resources to developing plans for every major component of their business. Your business plans shouldn’t end with corporate budgets, sales projections, hiring policies and marketing practices. According to…