Tag Archives: Leadership

Doing the iMPOSSIBLE to change lives

I have an amazing friend who is driven by passion, his name is Chris Bertish. Chris has done more in his life than many of us would hope to do if we were given five lifetimes. Chris won the Mavericks … Continue reading

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Our Relationship with Disruption

Some of you may have heard this statement before ‘Life is Relationship’ and the more we understand this, the better we can potentially live our lives. The initial idea that we are social beings created for community living suggests that … Continue reading

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The Leadership Question

What question would you ask a leader? Would you ask any of the following questions … Why is there such a shortage of leaders? Why don’t we see examples that we can truly follow in the leaders around us? Why are leaders corrupt? … Continue reading

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Conscious Awareness or EQ

A very well spoken gentleman once used the words ‘Conscious Awareness’ when I was discussing the subject of Emotional Intelligence with him. I have pondered these words for a long time as I know the power words can have. Let’s have a look … Continue reading

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Oh NO, not more ineffective Leadership Development

Connecting is not only a personal issue. Leadership development has failed us over the years, (this is not my opinion, this is honest fact), probably because many view leadership as an advanced management system. A young graduate once asked his … Continue reading

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Disruption for Change

I was recently asked to come and speak at an industry gathering … The brief was as follows: ‘Please speak about disruption so that it will cause a paradigm shift in our industry’. Why is disruption so necessary in our lives … Continue reading

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Resistance is vital for Growth … Inspired by @AdriaanG_LP

My friend Adriaan Groenewald from the Leadership Platform Radio show on CliffCentral.com has a central theme to Leadership which is called the Law of Movement and for this to be effective you need the Law Of Resistance. Although many of us … Continue reading

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Is the Boss a leader?

A boss is not a leader, if they have to tell you what to do they are simply a manager. One could judge them as a good or bad manager depending on their ability to effectively communicate but that does … Continue reading

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Social Business (Part Two) – What is a Social Business?

A Social Business is a relational business that is engaged, transparent and can rapidly change. It engages with it’s customers, partners and employees in new and exciting ways. It is transparent in that it opens up and gives direct access to subject … Continue reading

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People are the Companies’ Assets … Would that be an appreciating or a depreciating asset?

People are gullible, or as my late father used to say ‘there is a sucker born everyday!’ When companies make statements like ‘People are our biggest assets’, the general consensus is they must be great companies. But I ask you, … Continue reading

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