Tag: Movement

Leaders on Leadership
A Leadership Revolution

Brace yourself for a global Leadership Revolution! Masses of “followers” will challenge – even openly resist – their leaders on a global scale never experienced before, and in a more sophisticated and united, sometimes aggressive way, than ever before – calling them to account for how they lead and in many cases, why they don’t […]


The great leadership question First impressions Have you had the experience of walking into a company’s offices and within a few minutes you tangibly feel the organisational climate around you? Sometimes a positive feeling is triggered by an enthusiastic and competent receptionist and follow-up people we meet. Sometimes the feeling is one of a disjointed […]

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 […]

Eskom : Time To Act!

Dear South Africans During an interview I conducted with former President Kgalema Motlanthe recently he stated that we are a nation of activists and that “South Africans won’t roll over and die when there is an injustice meted out to them. They will rise against any form of injustice. And that’s our saving grace.” The […]

Are You Asking Yourself The Right Leadership Questions?

The questions we ask consciously and sub-consciously determine our attitudes and our momentum. Without asking questions we cannot grow and will stagnate. If we do not consciously develop the habit of asking positive questions, then we may automatically default to negative or self-absorbed sub-conscious questions. The following are some key questions a leader may want […]

13 Steps To Breaking Down Barriers Between Leaders and Followers

Read through the article and then as a leadership barrier exercise, rate yourself objectively on a scale of 1 to 10 on the 13 points below (1 = useless; 10 = perfect). Those that score high, continue implementing these. Those that score low, strive to improve these. We recently discussed the universal law of resistance: “All […]

Leadership Conversations – Launching Pads For Success

What is the difference between a leadership conversation and a normal discussion or conversation? Leadership conversations are intended to move a situation in a positive direction as opposed to just talking. Why hold leadership conversations? It could be for a great variety of reasons that may include the following two: Achieving a specific leadership objective […]

The Law Of Resistance

Why is it so difficult to create movement – never mind successful movement? Remember, the law of movement says: All movement is governed by the integration of motivation, direction and structure. If you want positive movement (greater success) you need to ensure the following: Clarity of and passion for the source of the motivation Accurate and […]

Leaders on Leadership
The Universal Law Of Movement

Today we want to share a very profound leadership principle! Two weeks ago on our weekly Leadership Master Class on CliffCentral we discussed that the task of great leaders is to create a believable positive momentum. Last week we discussed how to start this off with the “BIG leadership question” – one which leaders should […]

Learning & Development
The BIG Leadership Question

‘How can I help move the situation in a positive direction?’ The above question consists of eleven simple words, but when put together and applied in daily life they become of immense significance to self and to many others. The quest for essence Good leadership is about the quest for essences, as opposed to wastage […]

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