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By Carol Butcher Millions of South Africans were saddened by the passing of Struggle icon, Ahmed Kathrada, better known as Kathy or Uncle Kathy. I never met the man, but I have always admired Kathrada as

By Carol Butcher South Africa has had its own “night of the long knives,” or perhaps it would be more apt to call it “the night of the Iklwa – stabbing spear.” President Jacob Zuma fired Pravin

By Carol Butcher -  The expression, “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown,” from William Shakespeare's Henry IV. Part II (1597) could easily have been coined by four leaders in South Africa –Western Cape Premier,

By Theo van der Westhuizen -  One of the buzzwords in the agile community is Servant Leadership. When Standard Bank embarked on their implementation of agile-at-scale, we needed to understand if and how we want to implement

By Carol Butcher -  The sinking of the SS Trooper one hundred years ago is South Africa’s worst maritime disaster to date. I must confess, I only heard about the tragedy very recently; 616 South African

By Carol Butcher -  I have experienced first-hand the burden of temptation; yesterday I had a glimpse of how very persuasive a golden-tongued serpent can be. I wanted to renew my driver’s license three weeks before it

By Justin Bodill -  Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, you will know about the TV series Masterchef. In particular Masterchef Australia, which has become something of a global

By Carol Butcher -  A cheeky headline in the Sunday Times “Brian? Never heard of him” got me thinking. (The article was about Brian Molefe’s deployment as an ANC MP). When I think of leaders, two things

By Theo Veldsman -  Work Psychologist, Former Professor in Work Psychology at University of Johannesburg Travel Guide for Leadership Excellence in the newly emerging order STOP-OVER 17 LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE – A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL, SYSTEMIC, MULTI-STAKEHOLDER APPROACH At a glance Leadership is the mindful, conscious

By Theo Veldsman -  Work Psychologist, Former Professor in Work Psychology at University of Johannesburg Travel Guide for Leadership Excellence in the newly emerging order At a glance In recent years the organisational context has transformed from being