20Apr

Self-Awareness – A Foundation Skill for Exceptional Leadership

Gary was a very competent and confident CEO. His people knew he was an expert and would mostly lead them down the right path. That however, didn’t stop them not trusting him.  It didn’t stop good talent from leaving. The reason they didn’t trust Gary was that they felt Gary did not care for them. read more

15Oct

The Crucial Skill for Current Leaders, without Which They are Doomed

When you consider the challenges facing all organisations today, there is no doubt that organisational agility, adaptability and resilience is essential if the organisation is to thrive. That means the leadership must be agile, adaptable and resilient as well, if not firstly. How to become more agile, adaptable and resilient then becomes the key question. read more

08Apr

Emotional Intelligence or Attitudinal Competence?

Ever since Daniel Goleman published his 1885 book Emotional Intelligence – why it can matter more than IQ a debate has raged over the value and importance of emotional intelligence without resolution. Wikipedia carries this definition: Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of read more