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Tag: Future Leaders

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How To Change

Do current leadership development programs change people? Some of the vexing questions in leadership development programs of today are: How can we ensure it is relevant in today’s world? Will the programme adequately equip our leaders to deal with the onslaught of challenges and unique issues of our business? How do we change behaviour of […]

Opinion & Analysis
The Quantum Leap Syndrome

Throughout history humankind has made quantum leaps into the future. In many cases such leaps have changed history for the better. Many examples of such ‘leaps’ can be mentioned such as FW de Klerk’s decision to release Nelson Mandela from Robin Island, such as the invention of the incandescent light bulb, the Internet, such as […]

Is The ANC South Africa’s Best Option?

To all South Africans – black and white – supporting the ANC, as opposed to the DA or EFF, is perhaps the shortest route to a more successful South Africa…if only it was that simple though. This stark reality dawned on me once again during a recent conversation with a respected business leader. It is […]

Leaders on Leadership
Why Leadership Development Has Failed The World!

Myself, Prof Theo Veldsman of UJ and Rich Simmonds debated with a very exclusive audience that included CEO’s, HR Executives and Leadership Practitioners at Leaderex why leadership development has failed the world, and what should be done about it. We also discussed this on CliffCentral.com,  Obviously not all development programmes fail or have failed, but […]

Leaders on Leadership
The ‘First Generation Executive’ Conundrum

This article appeared in the Institute of Directors SA magazine, Directorship, and comprises of the views, thoughts, and feelings of their newly appointed Chair, Venete Klein. [divider] Young people entering the business world today need training, development and mentoring to succeed. They also need their companies to give them a chance to demonstrate their capabilities. […]

Opinion & Analysis
Leadership at Home and in School

Recently a colleague sent me a newsletter from a school in Johannesburg in which they addressed the issue of leadership in schools.  The newsletter was very interesting, the content in great part addressing the belief that Leadership Platform has always upheld that the family is the first “school of leadership” and that if we fail […]

Our future depends on you – our young leaders

The National Development Plan was presented to President Jacob Zuma in November last year.    The Plan consists of many milestones for the future of South Africa and its people.  Here is the interesting thing though:  the goals and plans are time specific – which is how a goal should be – and the planned date […]

Models, Principles, and Behaviours
Bend the Tree While it is Young

Is Society doing enough to develop leaders or potential leaders from a young age? I recently received an email from a reader with the following comments: “Less attention has been given to the leaders of tomorrow. By that I mean a lot of organisations seem to only bother themselves about development of principled authentic leaders […]

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