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By Carol Butcher Many South Africans have taken advantage of the flurry of public holidays and have taken a well-earned break. In view of this, we have decided to “keep things light.” Instead of providing links

By Carol Butcher As Africans, we often turn to the West or the East for solutions, for best practice and wisdom. When it comes to wisdom we often forget to turn to our African proverbs. These

By Kerryn Kohl We know it’s a trend, we’ve all said it, and it really does sound so cool… “Fail Fast” How many times in the last week have you said this “F-Word”? Increasingly corporate culture is learning to

By Carol Butcher The wonderful thing about leadership is that great leaders are found in all political parties, in all nationalities, race groups, across gender, age, religion and ideology. Hani was a great leader; he was also

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