Category Archives: LEADERSHIP

Ten Lessons from Bamboo

(A summary from the original presentation by Garr Reynolds) (1) Remember: What looks weak is strong The body of even the largest type of bamboo is not large compared to the other much larger trees in the forest. But the … Continue reading

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The Elephant Rope – It’s Called Mindset

As my friend was passing by the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages. It was obvious that … Continue reading

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How to use Failure to Your Advantage #EntrepreneurshipIsNoJoke

The Entrepreneur of the Year #EOY2019 awards is an annual competition which celebrates the achievements of entrepreneurs in South Africa. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing some of my thoughts and experiences with you. We seem to think … Continue reading

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#EntrepreneurshipIsNoJoke 10 Tips on S-M-A-R-T Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneur of the Year #EOY2019 awards is an annual competition which celebrates the achievements of entrepreneurs in South Africa. In celebration of this competition, I am writing an article to share some of my thoughts with you. If you … Continue reading

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Habits of High Achievers

Aristotle said “We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”  High achievers have developed good habits such as goal setting, taking action and continuous improvement.  Build on on the success you have already achieved … Continue reading

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Keys to Winning In an Evolving Economic Landscape by @JohnDrumgooleJr

Here is the link to the full article: The Earth Is Flat: Three Keys To Winning In An Evolving Economic Landscape POST WRITTEN BY John Drumgoole Jr. Vice President Talent Acquisition Strategic Growth | Award-winning Author johndrumgoolejr.com Forbes Human Resources Council is … Continue reading

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Great Value in Disaster

Author: Unknown Thomas Edison’s laboratory was virtually destroyed by fire in December 1914. Although the damage exceeded $2 million, the buildings were only insured for $238,000 because they were made of concrete and thought to be fireproof. Much of Edison’s … Continue reading

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Africa on a slippery slope?

The world is in turmoil and people are learning to adjust and embrace change more than ever before. I said once that things are changing so fast that if you cannot feel the movement, you probably think you are playing … Continue reading

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Who is hindering your growth?

Author: Unknown One day all the employees reached the office and they saw a big Notice on the door on which it was written: “Yesterday the person who has been hindering your growth in this company passed away. We invite … Continue reading

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Even Eagles Need A Push

(by David McNally) The eagle gently coaxed her offspring toward the edge of the nest. Her heart quivered with conflicting emotions as she felt their resistance to her persistent nudging. “Why does the thrill of soaring have to begin with … Continue reading

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