When a leader is misunderstood

By Derek on October 30, 2017

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When a leader is out in front they often see what others don’t.  It’s a bit like an expedition through a dangerous jungle where the group is moving carefully over a long distance in single file due to the dense undergrowth.  All of a sudden after what seems like miles, they turn and begin climbing […]

It’s time to take stock

By Derek on October 23, 2017

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Life has a tendency of running away with us sometimes and before we know it years have vanished into our own personal history books. I don’t know whether it’s an age thing, but I have found myself taking stock more often as I get older. I find myself thinking carefully about life, it’s seasons, the […]

The Art of Communication

By Derek on October 16, 2017

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It should come as no surprise to many that communication is cited as being one of the biggest challenge/problems in many organisations today. Ironically, this claim exists at a time when more communication methods and channels are available than ever before. I mean we have email, text, phone, messenger, intranet, social media, the powerful face […]

The Enemy of Professionalism

By Derek on October 9, 2017

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One definition of the word professionalism has been described as: The conduct, aims, or qualities that characterise or mark a profession or a professional When you hear people say things like, ‘that wasn’t very professional,’ they are suggesting that the conduct of an individual was not in keeping with expectation. I have seen some surprising […]

The Humble Leader

By Derek on October 2, 2017

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I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that a lot of people like to post about themselves on social media.  Posts like, ‘I’m so humbled to be shortlisted to be the best business leader of all time..’ appear to pop up quite frequently.  Now, I need to say that I’m ‘all on’ […]