The Top Six Moves for CEOs to Make Now

It seems the world is in turmoil with uncertainty of global political stability; accelerating technological change; commoditisation of services; loss of trust in the validity of information from and through the media and the growing impact of climate change. 2017 is shaping up to be a very interesting time, though not without hope and the read more


Earning Trust and Respect as Their New CEO

We don’t get trust and respect given to us immediately do we? However, we can begin earning trust and respect immediately. Or not. We won’t get trust and respect just because we know everything, or lots, about the operation or the technicalities. We won’t get it because we were great in our last role. Trust read more


A Dangerous Lack of Courage in Leadership

A prerequisite of effective leadership is the presence of courage. In this VUCA world (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) we are witnessing the presence of fear in many of our leaders across the board – fleeing, fighting or frozen. The symptoms are: Much talk, little action – ineffective meetings that lead nowhere. Confused understanding and read more


The Leader’s Most Important Decision

The leadership is responsible for deciding many high level actions, including the vision, the strategy and the goals, hopefully in consultation with their people. So which of all the decisions a leader makes, is the most important? I assert that it is deciding to ensure that the right values are chosen by the entire population read more


Dealing with VUCA

Coined by the military and studied by Bob Johansen and many others, we are all experiencing VUCA right now – volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Thanks to Bob Johansen and others we know that the way through these conditions are with a countering VUCA – vision to settle the volatility; understanding to comprehend the uncertainty, read more