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Can People Really Change?

One of our readers responded to one of our articles and commented on the need to catch our youth early in order to train them in positive behavioural dynamics. Then he asked the question whether it is really possible for older people to change their behaviour? We will address that question today. Can people really […]

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Recognising Failing Leadership   

Leadership is about mobilising stakeholders – converted into followers – to co-actualise shared, desired futures expressed as dreams (or visions), aimed at leaving behind lasting, worthy legacies. Leadership holds in their hands the fragile, precious hopes, fears, aspirations, and ideals of followers about the uncertain, unknown future, typing everyone together around a common destiny. The […]

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The Gain Of Pain

It is the middle of the night. I have been sleeping restlessly after taking a hard fall earlier in the day in our church parking ground. I tripped coming off the pavement, and this ‘Old Man’ felt as if I was literally running into a brick wall. For a minute or so I was in […]

Leaders on Leadership
Actively Ridding Society Of Toxic Leaders

I am tired of toxic leadership in our society! At the same time I am passionate about authentic, great leadership that the world needs so desperately! Examples of successful and authentic leadership seem to dissipate daily. We see far too much in the way of toxic leaders that hog headlines and damage or destroy individuals, […]

Leaders on Leadership
A Warning To All Leaders

We have a huge challenge on our hands, as leaders and as a society at large. Fortunately no challenge exists without equal or greater opportunity. Two forces are at play. First, an economic, political and even social system that is failing or has already failed. All over the world our economic models – collectively speaking […]

Leaders on Leadership
Inspiring Each Other

Times are truly challenging, for small businesses, large corporates, state owned enterprises, government departments, families, individuals, all of us. And, we can expect it to get even more difficult. But this message is not about why and how it is going to become more difficult – we all sense this. It is about what we […]

Models, Principles, and Behaviours
Our South African Leadership Heritage

Many readers of the Star Workplace Leadership Platform column are leaders who want to rise to their full potential and improve their leadership capacity. This is not an easy mission under circumstances in our country that seem to be filled to the brim with daily challenges, contradictions and obstacles. Environmental respect The development of exceptional […]

Business
Lulama Mokhobo – CEO SABC

While being the CEO of SABC should be one of the most strategic, exciting and important leadership positions in the country, it could very well be one of the least enviable jobs around, as things stand. It seems more like a scandal and controversy mine field in which many a leader have suffered reputational injury […]

Business
Game On for Shameel Joosub – CEO Vodacom

Shortly before interviewing Shameel Joosub, the recently appointed CEO of Vodacom, I watched the fourth round tennis match between the 22 yr old Canadian talent Milos Raonic, world number 15 and Roger Federer, world no 2 at this year’s Australian Open. It was clear that Raonic had too much respect for Federer. He seemed intimidated […]

Celebrity
Bridgitte Hartley – Kayak Sprint Olympic Bronze Medalist

On a positive and inspirational note, I had the privilege of sitting down with our lovely Bridgitte Hartley, to many a surprise Olympic bronze medalist in the Kayak sprint event. She is the first South African woman to achieve an Olympic medal on National Woman’s Day.  Though she was made aware of the fact that […]

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