Feedback as Your Leadership Growth Strategy

Leadership is dynamic. Numerous factors affect the effectiveness of your leadership. The external environment may present challenges for growth, but growth in your leadership depends on you more than anything else. In moving your enterprise forward embrace the fact that it is not only dealing with your external environment that will give you the edge, […]

When Teams and Leadership Do Not See the Same – Part 2

In the previous post (part 1), I wrote about what leadership should do when the team and leadership do not see the same issues as pertinent or most pressing. It is easy for teams to end up feeling the victims of leaders’ decisions if the leaders are not careful in how they manage the different views. While leadership […]

When Teams and Leadership Do Not See the Same – Part 1

Often tension arises when teams and leadership do not see the same issues as pertinent & most pressing. Both the leader and the team have responsibilities to bring their perspectives to the table and to reach a consensus on the way forward. When teams and leadership do not see the same issues, there is possibility […]

How Social Media Can Be Your Enemy

One of the evident marks of our time is social media. It has challenged our definition of friends, community, transparency, corporate accountability and movements. If harnessed properly, it is a tool that can be used to mobilise masses. Recent history, such as the UK riots, Egyptian uprisings and more, is proof enough. Social media has made […]

More Space and Less Things

I enjoy spending time with Ingrid. (Just as well, she’s my wife! :)) Counting the number of conversations we’ve had would be a futile exercise. A few days ago we spoke briefly about space and things in our home. It was not a long conversation but, for me, turns out to be one that I […]