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Will all the Leaders please Stand Up?

We're going through turbulent times in South Africa. More turbulent by the day, with shock waves of uncertainty and anxiety in every sphere of society - in particular, Business. Currency devaluation, downgrade to 'junk' investment grade status...it's a mess! And...

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Leading with Compassion – dream or reality?

I recently read ‘Simply Brilliant’, written by William Taylor, founder of Fast Company, which really inspired me. In the book, he highlights transformational leadership trends, having researched and analysed companies all over the world for several years. And it seems...

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Woman in Finance – Mindfulness Keynote [Event]

Debbie Goodman-Bhyat author of INtheFLOW Taking mindfulness to work will be our guest speaker. Date/Time Date(s) - Thursday, February 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location Fours Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Categories No Categories Fee: R350 per person. Dinner included...

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“The Power of Noticing the Small Stuff” [Event]

EO Presidents’ Meeting – Lisbon – January 2017 Debbie presented the closing keynote at the Entrepreneurship Organisation’s MEPA and Europe Presidents’ meeting in Lisbon, in January 2017. Taking a leap of faith, she introduced Mindfulness-based concepts to a group of...

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Leadership mastery in chaotic markets

I was winter-vacationing on an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean when the Brexit vote came out, and watched from the sidelines with sporadic internet signal as markets roller-coasted and whiplashed with shock. A short while later, there has been some...

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Purpose, People and Growth

My team and I interview hundreds of executives every year. Almost none of them are actively looking for a job. In spite of that, many of them are open to exploring new career opportunities, and some of them will land up accepting an offer to join a new organisation,...

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Leader or Psychopath?

I’ve just read a fascinating and scary book: “Snakes in Suits. When Psychopaths go to work”, by Paul Babiak and Robert Hare (both are PhDs). The fascinating bit is the comparison the good doctors make between psychopaths and leaders. The scary bit is how close the...

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Leadership Lessons – from a 7-year old!

One of the key descriptor of a ‘Leader’ is one who can create a vision, and inspire others towards its achievement. Implying a relatively strong orientation towards goals and outcomes. Set the goal, figure out a way to get there, and motivate the troops towards the...

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