Johannesburg
24°
scattered clouds
humidity: 53%
wind: 4m/s WNW
H 27 • L 27
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Category: Leader Profiles & Insights

Calling All SME Owners

Dear SME Owner, We invite you on an exciting journey with our Cliffcentral media platform. It is 2016 and we are taking real, important and cutting edge conversations to South Africa, especially to SME owners like yourself. To achieve this, Cliffcentral will now transform into a vibrant Master Classroom every Monday, and you can book your seat: […]

Has President Zuma Betrayed His Own Leadership Philosophy?

Let me be honest, I was almost fooled by the answers and explanations given by the ANC at their press conference on 15 December 2015 at 1 pm. I think it was because they tried to project confidence, a balanced ANC at work, while instead they projected remnants of their core, their true self. And […]

Leadership Success At Famous Brands – Kevin Hedderwick

16 years ago Kevin Hedderwick entered the world of Steers Holdings when its market capitalisation was R105 million with a share price of R1,69. This was at the time when there were jitters in the market with McDonalds entering its space, but it made no significant difference. He thrust it forward into what can be […]

Leader Profiles & Insights
Leadership Knows No Gender

 We have spent much time analyzing leaders from all walks of life on our Leadership Platform. While it is risky to generalize, women seem to have a greater predisposition than men to be sensitive to the needs of others, and to foster nurturing environments because of their socialisation. Not that men can’t be that way […]

Political
Julius Sello Malema – A Leader To Watch

While describing the importance of seeing the big picture in today’s complex world to leaders of a large mining house, I used the opportunity to emphasise that most of their employee base either follow Julius Sello Malema or watch him with keen interest, which means it would be wise for them to understand him – […]

Business
Take A Leader, A Strategy And Add A Huge Dash Of Organizational Culture

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Peter Drucker “If you get the culture right, most of the other stuff will just take care of itself.”  Tony Hsieh CEO of Zappos.com “Culture can become a ‘secret weapon’ that makes extraordinary things happen.” John Katzenbach, Booz&Co “A strong, distinct Organisational Culture can improve organisational performance by 20% to […]

Leader Profiles & Insights
More on Kgalema Motlanthe – Handling Power

Of former President of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe, Mathews Phoza says: “He is a very deep thinker. He examines everything properly before he opens his mouth. He is a very kind man; a clever leader.” Another described him as ‘widely admired’, which is too often, regrettably, uncommon for politicians. Most polished politicians can make one […]

Learning From The Wisdom Of Former President Kgalema Motlanthe

The leadership conversation held with former State President Kgalema Motlanthe on the Leadership Platform Show on CliffCentral.com on Monday 18 May was a vibrant testimony of the merit of such conversations with participating experienced seamless leaders. He is a man of great dignity and wisdom and we could all learn from him. You are invited […]

The SONA Saga

I, of course, watched the State of the Nation with keen interest. And yes, even though I am a passionate South African and interested in what the President had to say, my interest levels were higher this time round. If I am honest with myself I wanted to see what Julius Malema would do; how […]

Call: +27 (0)12 653 3022
Email: info@leadershipplatform.com

Follow Us

Leadership Platform is a specialist leadership development consultancy, focusing on creating measurable impact to the bottom line through the enhancement of leadership understanding and engagement.

Newsletter

Name
Email
By subscribing you will be updated with the latest insights and news from us. We never spam.