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You are mistaken Mr Friedman, there was a miracle.

Tweet It has been an interesting experience processing both the death and burial of Nelson Mandela from distant shores. Whilst I would have loved to have been home amongst ‘my people’ to fully enter into the emotion, celebration, mourning and […]

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Film director Joss Whedon on strong female leads

Film director Joss Whedon on strong female leads

Tweet Joss Whedon, according to his Wikipedia entry, is an American screenwriter, film and television producer, director, comic book author, composer, and actor. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures. He is best known […]

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How Does The Enneagram Help With Understanding Others

Tweet Once you have had time to ponder over the accuracy of the Enneagram through using it for self-observation, you can begin to use the Enneagram to observe other people. Not like a voyeur might, but rather as a mechanism […]

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Miss America: Throwing down the gauntlet to leaders

Tweet The storm of abuse over the selection of Nina Davuluri as Miss America shows just how short America is in being the society and country Martin Luther King dreamt of all those years ago. The virile stirred up by […]

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The Enneagram, A Tool For Self- Observation

Tweet The French philosopher, Marcel Proust, said that the true journey of discovery does not consist of searching for new landscapes, but in having new eyes I loved that quote and agree with him. We have all heard that saying […]

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On Leadership: Difference matters

Tweet Recently Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech has celebrated its 50th anniversary. In the speech King found a way to further unlock America’s founding promise that, “All men are created equal” and have the right to “life, […]

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Why Once-Off Training Is Not Sustainable

Tweet The hardest part about my job is that clients want me to perform miracles. Whilst I aim to please, sometimes it is just not possible to do in one day what they want. What most clients want is for […]

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Women @ Work

Tweet It is the first work day of September, which means it is officially the end of ‘Woman’s Month’. However, I hope this does not mean that questions around how we can best maximise the benefits that the women inside […]

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Why graduates remain unemployed (and what to do about it)

Tweet Yesterday, I presented our team’s most requested presentation, “The TIDES of Change” to a group of top business leaders in Sandton. During the Q&A, someone asked a simple but profound question: “What makes you most nervous?” When thinking of […]

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The Most Profound Tool For Growing Your Human Capital

Tweet Most businesses, organizations and institutions today recognize that necessity and benefit of harnessing their human capital. Due to the fact that the world has changed so much and because we are in a constant state of change, managers have […]

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The twin challenge that could sink your boat

Tweet In TomorrowToday we have had the privilege to have been involved with several profession service firms internationally – both in the accounting and legal spheres. Such institutions are always quick to inform you that they are different – different […]

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What The Trophy Kids Need Most From Their Place Of Work

Tweet Last month I wrote an article entitled ‘The Trophy Kids Have Arrived For Work’, which talked about some of the characteristics of Generation Y in the workplace. In that article I also gave some tips on how employers could […]

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