Category Archives: LEADERSHIP

The ‘Unbullshitafied’ approach to helping people

I meet a lot of people who tell me they want to help people. Most of the ideas are based on some kind of corporate jargon, a soft approach to dealing with people. Very much like the idea of constructive … Continue reading

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Why are you on LinkedIn?

Five years ago I said ‘LinkedIn is the place everyone parks their resumes and CVs’ and at the same time I also said ‘Your greatest ideas of 5 years ago are now your baggage‘. Today I am here to tell you … Continue reading

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International Business and Leadership Opportunities

Business and leadership go hand in hand. Are you an individual with entrepreneurial thinking? Would you like to be a pioneer in your town, region country or even internationally? Perhaps you speak Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian or one of the … Continue reading

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A Measure of Success

What makes you successful and when can you say you have achieved something in life? It really depends on how you and those around you decide to measure success. This is where you need to be cautious, and this is … Continue reading

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Soichiro Honda Success Story

Soichiro Honda is the founder of the Honda company, which is a well known large automotive company. Honda’s story starts when he went for a job interview to work for the Toyota company. Honda was rejected and was told that … Continue reading

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You and 3 Bitcoin – The Investors Tale

You have heard of Bitcoin, some of you may know a little and others would consider themselves advanced users. Regardless of how much knowledge you have about Bitcoin, the real question is do you own any Bitcoin? Bitcoin has proven … Continue reading

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10 Things that Require ZERO Talent

When you consider these 10 things, you will realise that success is within your reach. Being On Time: Respect yourself and respect everyone else by being on time and keeping things to the point so that you respect the person … Continue reading

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4 Inspirational Stories about Great Leadership

By Lee Smith – co-founder, Gatehouse In 1932 Dale Carnegie published a book called How to Win Friends and Influence People. Today, it’s sold 13 million copies. Most people read it and think: “That’s interesting”, then shut the book and … Continue reading

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The Thinking Leader

This is Volodymyr Zelenskiy the 6th president of Ukraine, who won by a landslide 73% last month. Why is this man a true leader you may ask? In his inauguration address, Zelenskiy urged ministers and government officials to resign if … Continue reading

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The greatest lesson I have learnt as an entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African business owners with a specific focus on small and medium enterprise (SME) owners. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing … Continue reading

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