Gerhard Veldman

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay…

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best….

What Can CEOs Learn From United Airlines?

What Can CEOs Learn From United Airlines?

The forced removal from a flight of a United Airlines passenger who had booked and paid for his seat reveals…

Don’t Spend Your Life Making Up Your Mind

Don’t Spend Your Life Making Up Your Mind

“Huntington Hartford, who inherited a fortune from the A. & P. grocery business and lost most of it chas­ing his…

11 Secrets Of SA Entrepreneurs On Making It To The Top

11 Secrets Of SA Entrepreneurs On Making It To The Top

These 11 South African entrepreneurs have experienced their fair share of ups and downs. Some of them needed life changing…

5 Things New Managers Should Focus On First

5 Things New Managers Should Focus On First

One of the most exciting — and frightening — career transitions comes when you face the prospect of a management…

Are There Responsive And Responsible Leaders Out There?

Are There Responsive And Responsible Leaders Out There?

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu once said, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite of the darkness.”…

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public…

What Price Happiness?

What Price Happiness?

I’m quite happy with my height. To my mind at least, I’m tall enough. It’s only when I’m standing next…

The 4 Types Of Organizational Politics

The 4 Types Of Organizational Politics

The first 100 days are usually the honeymoon period for any new CEO to make their mark and get others…