Category Archives: leadership

Navigating Personal Change: Leadership

One of the toughest things to do is navigate change. First of all,  very often, we don’t know what the final destination is. Second, we probably don’t have a clue how to get there. In life, when you are a young … Continue reading

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A New Year! New Business Plan!

Planning is about having a map to where you want to go. While it is easy to say where you want to go, it is harder to specify what you have to do to get there and predict how much … Continue reading

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Are you an Influencer? – Here are some things to think about.

An influencer is a person who has the ability to act like a force producing desired effects on the actions, emotions and  opinions of others around them. Ideally the force should not be coerced. So if you are stripped of … Continue reading

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Corporate Responsibility: How values can guide your organizational activities

So much has been said on stakeholder management, corporate responsibility (CR), CSR and community impact that it can fill volumes of books. Still something is missing even though there are more standards available to guide new start-ups like the GRI, … Continue reading

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Leadership: Resilience versus Adaptability – Which is Better?

I struggled with this question. For many years I thought that adaptability was everything. Behold the chameleon that blended in or Charles Darwin’s theory of survival – “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but … Continue reading

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Leadership: Facing the Storm and taking Responsibility

Taking responsibility for failures is very hard – especially when you don’t feel responsible or when you feel you were equally hurt as all the people impacted by the situation or the issue. But this is the job description of … Continue reading

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Bridging Failures: Being a Successful Entrepreneur

Failure sucks and the hardest part is getting over the experience. Too often it binds us in chains of fear and prevents us from taking the next step forward. Here are some tips to help you on your journey forwards. … Continue reading

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