Category: Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
Defining Inner Peace

The expression ‘inner peace’ is often used with various connotations. When we speak of inner peace in the context of human behaviour it may need clearer definition. It is in fact a concept that may be difficult to define for those who seek a scientific explanation. From a behavioural and leadership context there are few […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
MBA’s and Leadership

I am often asked by Executives I work with about the worth of an MBA, whether it will in fact contribute towards their improvement as leaders and in their careers? From personal experience and in my dealings with leaders that acquired an MBA qualification, it doesn’t always give aspiring leaders all the tools they need […]

Integrity: It Is Who We Are That Matters

Whilst having a conversation with someone recently, the topic turned to leadership and what we do here at Leadership Platform.  She shared that she was a little frustrated with us because we are always saying that we believe all people to be leaders, but then seem to only feature big name leaders from big name […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
Core To Achieving Full Potential

et us be deeply honest for a moment, because this is what sincere, brave individuals and leaders do – they are brutally honest with themselves, others and the world! I recently tweeted this: “Leadership is…being honest with yourself; asking brave questions about life, about everything” To all leaders out there, are you brutally, even frightfully […]

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. […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
Are You A “Fit” Leader?

In a recent leadership discussion with Dr Darren Green on the Leadership Platform Show on CliffCentral the issue of safeguarding our health was discussed. The fruitful discussion that followed served as a powerful reminder of the need for leader fitness. I was reminded that leader fitness is about all aspects of fitness: physical, emotional, spiritual […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
A Higher Law of Leadership

Great leaders catch the spirit of the quote by Martin Luther King Jr: “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” King’s quote touches on a “higher […]

Characteristics, Attributes, and Qualities
The Cascading Influence Of A Leader

Last week we published an article addressing the question: ‘Does an organisation reflect the character of the leader?’ Most people’s first response to this all important question is a resounding yes. But is it that simple? What factors should be considered? This principle was discussed with the guests on the Leadership Platform Show and received a […]

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