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Tag: Leadership Lessons

Throwing out the baby with the bath water

The expression ‘throwing out the bay with the bath water’ is an impressive symbolic saying. Can you imagine in your mind’s eye somebody actually throwing out the baby with the bath water? For most of us the saying probably means to be careful; not to reject the good or authentic by unwise association with that […]

A Culture of Believed Values

By Louis and Adriaan Groenewald It is humanly impossible to perform above those standards that we truly believe and value most. This is not simply an ethics statement, but a universal law that governs the performance of every human being. It is not possible to perform above our believed (real) standards in life, in other […]

13 Steps To Breaking Down Barriers Between Leaders And Followers

This article was recently published on Adriaan Groenewald’s Linkedin with a good response from interested readers. Hence our decision to republish this article on this interface for our users interest and benefit. Read through the article and then as a leadership barrier exercise, rate yourself objectively on a scale of 1 to 10 on the […]

Multiplying Trust

At Leadership Platform we are privileged to meet many leaders in various fields. Some of these fine people are respected and followed by thousands and some by millions of people. Some are spiritual leaders and others head large business or civil organisations. All of them have in common the fact that they have to confront […]

When you look behind – are they following?

I have had an epiphany of late. To give context to what I wish to share, let me give you the background. About 4 months ago I was given a portfolio in my church responsibility to oversee the “LDS Addiction and Recovery Program.” I was excited because for some time I had toyed with attending […]

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
#ALC – Authentic Leadership Conversations

Dear Leadership Expert Colleague I just launched #ALC – Authentic Leadership Conversations. As background please read this article Leadership Revolution. We are entering very turbulent times and as always weak / toxic leadership is almost always to blame. I think #ALC is a positive contribution the Leadership Expert Community can make. From where I sit […]

Leaders on Leadership
A Listening Perspective

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 […]

Leaders on Leadership
“Leadership Fitness & Inspiration Offering” For Individuals

It’s time to revolutionize leadership development – quality, cost, impact Our vision is to aggressively promote and grow Authentic Leadership in the world; and to combat toxic leadership along the way.  Most of all, we want to revolutionise leadership development from an authentic content, impact and COST perspective. Why should the elite (top leaders in […]

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 […]

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