CELEBRATING AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP

CELEBRATING AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP

On 7 October, we celebrate the birthday of a very auspicious South African leader, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. He has crept into the hearts and minds of many over the years – always smiling, taking great pride in the country that he calls home and sharing wise...
DEFINING A GOOD LEADER

DEFINING A GOOD LEADER

In a discussion on good leadership amongst a group of executives, one of those present raised the point that he had been to school with Markus Jooste, and that already at that stage of life, Markus had demonstrated his popularity and his ability to lead, by getting...
Brand, culture and resilience

Brand, culture and resilience

In tough times such as those we are currently experiencing, organisations need to be resilient. In terms of character, resilience is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties – in colloquial terms it is the ability to ‘bounce back’. Another...
BUILDING TRUST AND LIVING YOUR BRAND

BUILDING TRUST AND LIVING YOUR BRAND

Trust reminds me of the simple things in life – as simple as making a promise. Then going ahead and keeping it. Trust cannot be assumed, it has to be built.Whilst growing up, we were taught that trust was earned when promises became action. We would sometimes be told...