Turning your back on the crowd…to Lead

When I first saw this quote on one of my friend’s Whatsapp story, I was filled with awe. I see so many people in leadership who spend a lot of time wanting to be “in the crowd” instead of leading the crowd. No doubt it is hard to turn our backs to the cheering crowdContinue reading “Turning your back on the crowd…to Lead”

Your Walk vs Your Talk

There is an old saying that is usually shared with all sporting teams that encourages them to lift when they are losing momentum during a game. When a brave person takes a stand, it stiffens the spines of others. Billy Graham To me, this paints a vivid mental picture and is what a leader doesContinue reading “Your Walk vs Your Talk”

The Stone Soup Effect

The 21st century leader must have the ability to make the most out of every situation. They are courageous and not afraid to challenge the status quo and push the boundaries to make things better. Because of these qualities and many others, the best leaders know how to get the most out of people; they enableContinue reading “The Stone Soup Effect”

Lead by Example

When I think of leading by example, the first person that comes to mind is Pope Francis. I still vividly remember the tv coverage for the first few days after his election. On the day he was elected Pope, he broke several hitherto practised protocols: he preferred his ordinary black shoes to the papal redContinue reading “Lead by Example”