Tag: Humility

Leaders on Leadership
Key Principles Of Effective Leadership Development

From years of Leadership Platform research and learning from top leaders and scholars of behavioural performance and leadership, it appears more and more that good leadership is a personal matter. Acquiring or abandoning good leadership attributes is a personal conversion or corrupting process. Does that mean that all leadership development programs are of no worth? […]

Leaders on Leadership
Ethical And Moral Leadership

Ethical and moral leadership is topical in SA today. On our weekly Leadership Master Class we discussed this with a man that has learned about it through very responsible positions and through sad experience – Zwelinzima Vavi. He joined us as Prof Theo Veldsman from UJ introduced the theme and meaning of such leadership – […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
The Roots Of Seamless Leadership

Recent conversations with top leaders on the recent three weekly Leadership Platform Shows on CliffCentral illuminated various attributes that leaders need in order to be successful in the modern environment, especially in South and the rest of Africa. From our experience books can be written on each of the attributes mentioned in the list below. […]

Pride – A Leadership Killer

“I am really really really really really proud of the people that we have.”  This was one of the last comments Sipho Nkosi made before we closed our leadership conversation with him at his Exxaro office, just outside of Centurion, some time ago. Nkosi is the CEO of Exxaro Resources and former president of the […]

Venete Klein – A Leader To Follow

Dr Maya Angelou, the Pulitzer Prize nominated poet and author, educator, historian, and civil-rights activist once said:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” On a few rare occasions I have had the privilege of interviewing and […]

Rob Otty – CEO Norton Rose Fulbright

The leadership success of Rob Otty, CEO Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa, can easily be overlooked. It is a true South African story that should be celebrated in some form. It is a story of a leader that has taken a South African law firm on to the global stage to become one of the […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
Your Moral Commitment

Consider this statement: “…the brain is a malleable organ. Every time you do an activity, or have a thought, you are changing a piece of yourself into something slightly different than it was before. Every hour you spend with others, you become more like the people around you. Gradually, you become a different person. If […]

Where Have All Our Leaders Gone?

Now, more than ever before in the history of our global community, we are seeing our current leaders struggling under the pressures of a dynamic, ever moving environment. We see the practice of “reactive leadership”, which is really another term for “management”, but seemingly not the visionary, proactive leadership every human being on the planet […]

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