Management

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…

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.”…

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…

Design Thinking vs Lean Startup?

Design Thinking vs Lean Startup?

Traditionally, a business would build a product and hope to find customers who want to buy it. Aggressive marketing tactics…

Responding To Feedback You Disagree With

Responding To Feedback You Disagree With

Maybe it’s your performance review. Or a 360-degree feedback report. Or (unsolicited) advice from a colleague. Maybe you got a dressing-down…

When Did Civility Become A Dirty Word?

When Did Civility Become A Dirty Word?

The blogosphere can be horrible. Editing an online news magazine means that I do a lot of reading and, I…

Are You Still A ‘Bus Driver” Leader?

Are You Still A ‘Bus Driver” Leader?

In 2001, the Jim Collins best seller Good to Great was published and was read and quoted by every CEO and executive…