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Leading in a changing world

Leading in a Changing World

Tweet Much of the work we do as TomorrowToday revolves around this particular theme: leading in a changing world. We help leaders both understand and respond to an exponentially changing world. Leadership is always context specific and this is why […]

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The smart move is not to ignore China

Tweet I have the privilege to do repeated work in China. Frequent and regular trips have grown a respect, awe and amazement at what I see and encounter. My ‘Chinese experience’ and continuous education has fueled a deeper curiosity and […]

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RIP Blackberry

Blackberry: Time of death…?

Tweet John Chen, the CEO brought in to arrest Blackberry slide into oblivion believes that Blackberry has turned the corner and can be saved. In an article by Nic Fildes in THE TIMES Business (6 August) Chen was quoted as […]

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England world cup despair

Don’t trust Deutsche Bank…well when it comes to football at least!

Tweet Before the 2014 FIFA World Cup, analysts within Deutsche Bank developed a computer model to forecast the results.  The winners? Why, England of course. It should be pointed out that they were after all ‘foreign exchange analysts’ which might […]

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Leadership Magazine finds its inspiration from the TomorrowToday Message

Tweet In the July 2014 edition of Leadership, South Africa’s premier leadership magazine (it also happened to be their 350 publication – congratulations!) there appeared an article by Dr Rene Uys, titled ‘Connecting the Dots: the Connection Economy demands a […]

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Change is hard – I’ll be ready tomorrow

Tweet Having breakfast with a CEO recently and talking about organisational change, he came out with the memorable line, “change is hard – I’ll be ready tomorrow”. It wasn’t a personal reference but rather the unspoken response he seems to […]

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On Leadership: The not-so-simple matter of translation

Tweet Recently I had the privilege to attend a graduation ceremony. It was of course wonderful to see young people rewarded for years of hard work and was a forceful reminder of the importance of the academic contribution to our […]

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Lords

On Leadership: Failure Guaranteed – sometime, somewhere, somehow.

Tweet There is a remarkable cricket statistic than not many who love the game would believe or even dream possible. Yet it is. Amongst all who play the game internationally, having your name inscribed at Lords Cricket Ground, the home […]

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Reclaiming the Village: 4 Lessons from the San Bushmen

Tweet In his amazing book Future Primal, Louis Herman, a professor of political science at the University of Hawaii-West O’ahu, articulates how we should respond to our converging crisis of violent conflict, political corruption, and global ecological devastation. Herman’s sweeping […]

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The real China

China: “It’s not pretty but it’s the bloody reality”

Tweet I was listening to the head of a large multinational that have significant investments in China speak about the challenges and opportunities that is China. The one line that caught my attention? “It’s not pretty but it is the […]

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Certainty

On Leadership: The glory of uncertainty

Tweet Leaders have traditionally been conditioned to be certain. Conditioned to know the answer and instill confidence in leading the way forward. After all, isn’t that exactly what good leadership is all about? Not necessarily. The problem with certainty is […]

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Bushman art

On Leadership: Chiefs as thin as the rest

Tweet The San Bushmen have no ‘Chiefs’. Every Bushman is considered “chief” over himself – or herself. This is strange for those accustomed to a society governed by hierarchy. In the unique Bushman societal structure there was a balance between […]

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