The purest form of leadership

By Derek on October 21, 2018

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I was talking to a group of close business friends last week about the topic of manipulation in leadership.  We discussed at length whether each of us had used manipulation in our leadership and our different spheres of influence. Manipulation – the control of someone or something in order to get an advantage, often unfairly or dishonestly. […]

The Consistent Leader

By Derek on October 15, 2018

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One important attribute of a great leader is that of consistency.  The ability to remain consistent regardless of circumstance is a quality worth recognising.  For example, when a leader has to deal with aggressive tone or body language in a pressurised setting, it’s the easiest thing in the world to react rather than respond.  As […]

Making time for what’s important

By Derek on October 7, 2018

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The modern way of life seems to place demands on each of us in such a way that we always find ourselves busy, all of the time. The question is though, with what?  From the minute we get up in the morning, until we leave the iPad or phone down for the night we’re catching […]