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By Carol Butcher Leadership is a huge responsibility – with it comes great accountability. Events over the past few weeks indicate that we’re not getting it right, in many areas. We’re not getting it right when

By Carol Butcher SABPP CEO, Marius Meyer shares his views on the type of leaders he believes South Africa needs right now. The traits he refers to apply equally to leaders in business and in government.

By Rajesh Kamath Recently, my nephew Tanay, studying at a private school in Pittsburgh (in Pennsylvania, USA) was honoured with a Fides award by his peers as one of the “unsung heroes of their school community”.

by Barbara Walsh Business leaders are becoming increasingly aware that what worked for them in the past and led to their success is no longer working. Relentless change is now the norm, and with this comes

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