News

Why don’t women rise to the top?

Posted on

While over 40 percent of South Africa’s working population are women, surveys reveal that they comprise fewer than 20 percent of corporate leaders.Why do so few women reach the top? By Tracy Burrows Additional reporting by Bontle Moeng, Nkuli Mngcungusa and Stuart Lowman “Whers in the past, women used to look at men CEOs and think about what […]

News

Inspiring peak performance

Posted on
Peak Performance

South African companies are catching on to the global trend of using coaches to help their executives attain new levels of excellence. But why would high-flying super-achievers need coaching? What does a coach know that executives do not already know about themselves, their careers, their business? “Coaching is a well-defined process, with business objectives aimed […]

News

Becoming A Good Leader

Posted on
Leader

“Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things,” says Peter F Drucker. While many bosses may think they’re good leaders, their employees often beg to differ. Yet a willingness to work on oneself is the first step on the road to effective leadership. The leadership struggle A gifted leader makes his job […]

News

Be all that you can be

Posted on
Be All You Can Be

“Traditionally, philosophy and psychology search for answers to the questions ‘why?’… ‘Why’ does not give step-by-step instructions on how to deal with a problem – we’re looking for answers to the question ‘How?’ Ours is a practical solution” – Michael Hall. South African society is in transition, and has the potential to release an enormous […]