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Surviving crises as a business – From Corona viruses to Recessions to Riots

Surviving crises as a business   – From Corona viruses to Recessions to RiotsIn times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. – Lee Lacocca
I offer you words recorded Friday, 16th of July 2021 from Durban, South Africa as I was fighting through the post looting and rioting trauma. Ideas on what small businesses, in particular, but any size business too, should do to survive and thrive through adversity and crises whether as a result of corona viruses or riots or recessions. Read More

Shame Cruelty – Be kind to every one, including yourself

Shame Cruelty – Be kind to every one, including yourselfI am always amazed at the capacity for us human beings to have for being Cruel. We always couch it in rational and logical messages. But that does not camouflage our Cruelty. To take a device. Type cruel words that others will laugh at. And you know others will be stung by. What is it in us as Human Beings that makes us so Cruel? Read More

Another one bites the dust

The Telephone ConversationThe reality is that change is not readily embraced by everyone, even leaders, whether in politics or business who are expected to lead the change. The common saying is that change is constant – the weather, technology, culture, or strategy. Boardrooms and business schools are speaking about a VUCA world – the increase in volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity which means that leaders must constantly seek new approaches and refresh their strategies more often than was done in the Industrial Age. Read More

African Women in Leadership

The Telephone ConversationMonday, 8th of March was International Women’s Day. This year’s theme was “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”. I anticipated that most discussions, as every year, would lament under-representation of #women in leadership. The business sector has continued not to fare well since the inception of democracy with the public sector (government and civic society organisations) doing better in gender equity and granting access to women into senior #leadership and management positions... Read More

The Telephone Conversation

The Telephone ConversationHumanity can use reflective times such as the Covid-19 pandemic to become better. Or miss the opportunity to reset. To dust we return. Our physical appearance is the test of our humanity. How we treat each other in the shells of race and gender is the lesson for our Souls. One of my most favourite poems! Read More

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