Leadership Insights

3 Important Skillsets
All organisations aspire to be great and to achieve great things. And to achieve greatness, these organisations require great people who embody, practice, and deliver that greatness. It is the united and concerted actions of many individuals and teams at every level of the organisation, that make the accomplishment of great achievement possible. All persons
Leadership Insights: 12 Ways to promote Employee Engagement
We have been doing the ‘Covid Thing’ for over a year now. Working from home and digital meeting platforms have become a way of life for all of us. And by and large, we have been successful, our organisations continue to function and the work still gets done. But there is something missing. We miss
Leadership Insights: The 11 Cs of Soft Leadership
It is an understatement to say that we live in a rapidly evolving society. The 4th Industrial Revolution and the advent of 5IR have changed all the accepted ways of understanding the world. And nowhere is this more so than in the art and practice of leadership. The rapid changes in technology have made the
Leadership Insights: Eight proven ways to be a better leader.
Here are some thoughts on how to improve your leadership game. Lead by example. This is an obvious one, but so often we see examples of the opposite. You set the benchmark for behaviour in your organisation, regardless of your role or job title. Your colleagues are constantly looking at leaders and will adapt their
Strategic Planning – 4 Key Success Factors By Dr Marko Saravanja
Strategic Planning Research indicates that over 80% of strategic plans fail. Organisations spend millions on consultants and strategic planning retreats, and fancy strategic planning documents are produced, only to get forgotten soon afterwards and ending up collecting dust if filing cabinets. Strategic planning is about understanding where the organisation is now, where does it want
How to Run Successful Meetings – 8 Success Factors
Establish a clear purpose and prepare properly for the meeting. Understand the needs and interests of participants. Consult with the influencers/powerbrokers and lobby if required. Prepare meeting agenda and communicate long in advance. Arrive ten minutes before the meeting. Establish meeting ground rules and enforce professional etiquette. Insist on participants raising their hands before speaking.