Is it simply a matter of succession planning gone wrong? Is this about the current leader’s failure, the incumbent’s lack of credibility or inability to transition fast enough, a weak organisational culture? Or is there more to this vexing question of why organisations, divisions, branches, political parties struggle when a leader leaves? When you think […]
Author: Adriaan Groenewald
Dear World I am an insignificant person in one small corner of the earth. Like you I recognize things are not right and I am deeply alarmed; something is going horribly wrong around us. Because I am in the Leadership space and have been interviewing top leaders for almost 20 years, my subjective assessment was […]
Is your leadership development really working – changing behaviour and culture; improving performance?
For your client organisations to perform according to market and stakeholder expectations, in an extremely volatile socio-political and economic environment over the next year and longer, will require exceptional leadership on all levels. They know this, so they may have embarked – or will soon – on a leadership development programme with you that spans […]
Is your leadership development really working – changing behaviour and culture; improving business performance?
For your organisation to perform according to market and stakeholder expectations, in an extremely volatile socio-political and economic environment over the next year and longer, will require exceptional leadership on all levels. You know this, so your organisation may have embarked – or will soon – on a leadership development programme that spans several years, […]
Last year I shared a couple of tweets from this passage by Louis Groenewald and received more re-tweets than ever before: “Passion is a powerful language. Passion for a cause crosses cultural and language barriers. It is felt, rather than mentally understood. Passion feels authentic. It sends out honest vibes. It can be quiet and […]
There are different kinds of leadership. Some leaders cause individuals or society to ‘fall off a cliff’. Some leaders move all things toward a positive result – where both the individual and its environment or society benefit. How may we define this kind of leadership? The following questions and answers may help clarify the Leadership […]
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein. Leadership is the universal art of creating, sustaining and changing movement. In our constant contact with leaders at all levels of society, we find a need to reinforce principles of movement dynamics that were contained in a previous […]
Last week we discussed that leaders are in the business of creating movement, and then we shared the universal law of movement. Please do yourself a favour and listen to the podcast. http://iono.fm/e/136415 Today we share principles on how you turn the law of movement into positive (successful) movement – personally and as a business. […]
Not long ago we had a leadership conversation with Bernard Swanepoel – a leader that built Harmony into one of the largest gold companies in the world. His final leap was an attempted hostile takeover of Goldfields, which dominated business headlines for weeks and months, but ultimately failed. During this conversation we asked Swanepoel what […]
Joey Evans, a keen sportsman and Biker had a dream to participate in an infamous global spectacle, the Dakar Rally. He was on track, but in 2007 this dream that only 200 riders globally at any given time have the privilege of participating in, came crashing down. Evans was at the starting line of the […]