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What can business leaders learn from Cheryl Zondi?

What can business leaders learn from Cheryl Zondi?

Cheryl Zondi has been the first witness to testify in the trial of Pastor Omotoso, charged with rape and human trafficking. This 22-year-old student has provided significant lessons for leaders of major corporations. The one…

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How ethical are you?

How ethical are you?

Ask any person if they’re ethical and the answer will be an immediate, “Of course.” Why is it, then, that we are experiencing a complete breakdown of ethical behaviour in the country? Recent revelations about…

Who are today’s heroes?

Since time began, human beings have looked to, and admired, certain people who they believed were “stronger” than others. They called them heroes. We have however evolved to the point where we possibly need to…

What does accountability mean to Markus Jooste or you?

It should come as no surprise to hear that Markus Jooste does not see himself as being responsible in any way for the Steinhoff value implosion. That’s one of the reasons why this generation is…

How good a musician are you?

Musicians are often regarded as scatter brained, undisciplined, unfocused people. When it comes to playing their instruments, though, business leaders can learn a lot from musicians. Ask most people their general opinion of musicians and…

Are you afraid of the dragons?

Where would we be without maps? The frank answer to that question is that we probably wouldn’t know! Yes, maps are wonderful aids to help us find where we are, and to help us find…

Who taught you to walk?

Walking is a skill that every able-bodied human being acquires usually around the end of the first year of life. Few of us realise who taught us to walk and the implications this holds for…

Can you control your child?

One of the most important attributes leaders and managers require is the ability to influence others. If you can’t influence others to do something willingly, you’re quite frankly going to suck as a leader or…

Where will you start to change the world?

There was a time when people who wanted to perform some form of humanitarian work would have to leave home and go to a faraway place to do so. Those days are long gone. Changing…

Is it your time to change the world?

A good sense of timing is required if you want to be a good musician, a good sportsperson or a good comedian. Few of us realise, though, that timing also plays a role in our…

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