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Tackle leadership development and succession planning

Tackle leadership development and succession planning

DeRetta Rhodes shares her insights on leadership development and succession planning with Alan Hosking. Why is leadership development so important? When leaders get into a new role, we expect them to already know all that…

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4 reasons why SA needs to invest in new managers

4 reasons why SA needs to invest in new managers

Every year, South African companies spend millions on leadership development – sometimes sending top executives to leading institutions around the world at considerable expense – yet they neglect to consider that far more value could…

What should leaders be doing?

Leadership development is globally a multibillion dollar industry. Why is it that the quality of leaders that graduate from prestigious business schools, universities and other institutions do very little to inspire confidence? I’ve never been…

How to win at being the boss

Many excellent and highly-qualified employees are promoted to managerial positions only to find themselves struggling and failing – in the new position of leadership. Fortunately, it is never too late to become a good boss. …

New role for leaders

Today’s leaders must build learning organisations. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is on its way. It combines digital technology with Artificial Intelligence which, in future, will combine with nano-technology and bio-engineering. This will spawn new industries…

What makes a leader of the future?

Business, as we know it, is changing. We will not be working the same way in 5, 10 or even 20 years from now. So, how will future leaders operate?  Business Dictionary defines “leadership” as…

New mandate for leaders in a learning organisation

What it means to be a leader in a learning organisation. Our traditional view of a leader is flawed. In this view, a leader is a person who sets directions, makes the key decisions, and…

Agile leaders balance speed and stability

Dr Simon Hayward discusses agile leadership with Alan Hosking. What is your view of agile leadership? What great leaders do has changed. We live in a digital world and we need to adapt our leadership…

The new age non-existent NED

In the wake of recent executive scandals, one expects that board nomination would be rigorous, systematic, and considered a key strategic action so as to ensure your board performance remains under close scrutiny. Alas, this…

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Full Monty expat packages in Africa no longer the norm

Full Monty expat packages in Africa no longer the norm

Despite the war for senior leadership talent on the African continent, the approach of luring top international executives with major perks in addition to their remuneration packages is in rapid decline. We are definitely seeing…