1. Home
  2. Personal Development

Personal Development

Personal Development
Why has there been such a failure of leadership?

Why has there been such a failure of leadership?

Despite the leadership development business being a multibillion dollar/pound/rand business with some heavyweight role players teaching leadership skills, competent, ethical political and business leaders who inspire confidence are few and far between.…

Personal Development
Do you hold yourself accountable?

Do you hold yourself accountable?

Accountability is a very old fashioned word in today’s world. …

Personal Development
Is anybody actually guarding the guards?

Is anybody actually guarding the guards?

The question, “Who will guard the guards themselves?” was first posed by first century Roman satirist and poet Juvenalis.In light of the massive corporate corruption now being exposed, it is a question that needs to…

Personal Development
Are your ethics up for sale?

Are your ethics up for sale?

Angelo Agrizzi’s bombshell revelations at the Zondo Commission have revealed the lengths and depths humans will go to for money. We must however not blame money for the things people do to get it. Many…

Personal Development
Leadership is about what you do

Leadership is about what you do

There may be a simple reason why leadership development, a global, multibillion dollar industry, doesn’t seem to have produced many good leaders.…

Personal Development
Have you ever seen an overweight bird?

Have you ever seen an overweight bird?

Birds were the envy of humans for thousands of years for their ability to do something that humans couldn’t do until the end of the 19th century. …

Personal Development
How many days of this year have you lived?

How many days of this year have you lived?

As we get to the end of another year, the inevitable soul searching starts. People who have thrown themselves into their careers over the past 11 months start asking themselves what they have done with…

Personal Development
Why are people dishonest?

Why are people dishonest?

As more people are being exposed for lying, cheating, stealing and being generally dishonest at all levels of society, it is worth our while to explore the reasons for dishonesty. There was a time when…

Personal Development
Have you been tempted to wrestle with a pig?

Have you been tempted to wrestle with a pig?

The queue system where everybody waits their turn to get helped or served is a great idea. But queues have a habit of revealing human behaviour. Some time back I went for some routine blood…

Personal Development
Can you control your seven-year-old child?

Can you control your seven-year-old child?

Most of us are inclined to consider seven-year-old children harmless. If they’re not controlled, they can however cause devastation. A recent report from the US of a seven-year-old boy shooting dead his grandmother for insisting…

Select your currency
ZAR South African rand