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By Carol Butcher It’s important for me to state upfront that I concur with Professor Lee Berger’s view: “Baboons are no more related to us than cats are related to dogs. We are both primates, but

By Carol Butcher The elephant in the room is the leadership crisis in South Africa. While the focus seems to be on the President, the ANC, government and the public sector, it is fair to say

By Carol Butcher Recipients of deposits of R14million are generally Lotto winners, and yet incredulously Walter Sisulu University has confirmed that it erroneously deposited this amount into a NSFAS student’s account. Many question arise: how could

By Carol Butcher Women’s month has ended on a low note. It is ironic that during Women’s Month, Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe allegedly lashed out at a young woman, Gabriella Engels with an extension cord.

By Carol Butcher President Zuma survived the recent no confidence vote in Parliament by a very narrow margin of 198 against, 177 for and nine abstentions compared to 214 against, 126 in favour and 58 abstentions

By Carol Butcher The focus on Women’s Day is often on celebrating the achievements of high profile women in business and in government. Their achievements are worthy of celebration, but we also need to acknowledge millions

By Carol Butcher Learning often comes from unexpected sources. The past weekend was a case in point. Observing the behaviour of wild dogs at a waterhole at a game lodge in Namibia, I soon realised that

by Carol Butcher “We need a combination of Afrocentric leadership and we also need to lead as everyone else leads. I wouldn’t necessarily see Africa as an island, but there are certainly environmental and situational requirements

An Interview with Frans Kutumela, Senior Manager, Learning and Development, MTN By Carol Butcher “Africa as a whole has a very young, growing professional base. We have more youth in Africa which means that in terms of

Summarised by Carol Butcher   Shared three codes of holistic leadership. Any leader that is not a holistic leader is not going to be a talent leader. A holistic leader deeply believes and cares for community, ecology and