Practical Tips To Make Your Career Your Legacy

Mediocre goals realise mediocre results. Everyone knows this. Our plans for the future are largely driven by our ambition to set realistic goals; pretty similar to the way that the quality of our thoughts drives the quality of our actions. But, what if you broadened...

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The Iceberg of Human Behaviour

The ‘tip of the iceberg’ is a phrase used to acknowledge that what is being experienced or evidenced is merely an indication of something bigger or more composite. It is used to recognise that what is visible is often accompanied by layers of hidden complexities....

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Managing Up

Managing relationships is a key workplace competency. For various leadership levels, the focus has traditionally been on managing below one’s level of operation, yet it is equally important to be able to manage up, as team members are mutually dependent on one another...

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Three Ways Culture Adds Dimension To Your Bottom Line

In this technological age, we have come to accept 3D technology as the norm – so why are we still happy to look at our bottom line in 2D? Why do we still view it as a simple equation of revenue – expenses = profit? Ken Blanchard describes the triple bottom line as the...

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The Five Essentials of Leadership

In our fast-paced world, business leaders seem to have little time to focus on the importance of effective leadership. Yet clarity of purpose is a leader’s most powerful asset and has two facets. From an organisational perspective, the purpose of a leader is to...

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Taking The Lead In Times Of Change

A good leader recognises that his/her organisation is ready for change and that he/she needs to be an example of that change.   Organisations experience change on an ongoing basis due to an increasingly volatile and competitive economic environment, technological...

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Living The Brand

Somebody wiser than me once said that a company’s brand is too important to be left to the marketing department. Now, don’t get me wrong: your marketing people have an integral role to play in your brand’s reputation, but there is more at stake here than ensuring your...

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