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Les relations humaines en perspective

Nous sommes conditionnés par la peur, la cupidité, un manque d’attention (envers autrui et nous-même) et nous sommes plus portés sur ce dont nous pensons avoir besoin pour prospérer ou survivre. Dans ce processus nous observons l’attitude des autres et si nous ne nous sentons pas à l’aise ou si nous ne sommes pas [...]

By |2019-01-22T10:39:01+02:00January 22nd, 2019|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

How we see others creates a diversity challenge

We are driven by fear and greed, display a lack of care for others, and we focus on what we think we need to do to thrive or survive. In the process we look at others’ behaviour and if we do not feel safe, or if we do not have a sense that they [...]

By |2019-01-22T10:28:09+02:00January 22nd, 2019|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Managerial Leadership (*) Coaching will lead to Optimal Results

In our recent research that we conducted in the mining industry in South Africa regarding frontline managers, it was evident that managerial leaders replace individual relationships with group instruction, fear (demand compliance), systems, and processes.  Most of the engagements took place in groups, while very little effort was made not to embarrass others.  There [...]

By |2019-01-22T10:29:35+02:00September 5th, 2018|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Leaders are too Powerful to be Neutral

Dr Rean du Plessis, Director, Change Partners  Leaders and coaches are too powerful to be neutral. The top 15% of leaders are pro-active, thoughtful and intentional. They display high levels of energy, lead people as opposed to managers who manage processes and systems and their cognitive capacity is in the top 4% of the [...]

By |2019-01-22T10:30:21+02:00June 13th, 2017|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Achieving the Extraordinary in Your Career

In their book, Five Patterns of Extraordinary Careers, Citrin and Smith list the elements they feel are essential in achieving this. If you are interested in achieving the extraordinary in your career, their Five Patterns are 1. Understand the value of you. People with extraordinary careers understand how value is created in the workplace, they [...]

By |2018-06-06T12:32:57+02:00January 20th, 2017|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Working With Narcissists

The term Narcissist originated from the Greek mythology, where the young Narcissus fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water. I focus here on the fragile self-esteem that is behind the inflated sense of self-importance and the mask of confidence. We are all on a journey through adult life to [...]

By |2018-06-06T12:32:58+02:00June 25th, 2016|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Relationships with Others: Unconditional Engagement

In this blog series we have sketched the landscape facing the leader within the corporate soul as well as the relational elements and drivers of potential that promotes the goal of sustainable results. After unleashing the potential of inspired creativity, acknowledging the unlimited nature of potential and creating infinite possibilities, leaders need to focus on [...]

By |2018-06-06T12:32:58+02:00January 7th, 2016|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

The Potential of Clarity of Direction

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way”, John Maxwell In this series we have explored the various challenges faced by the leader within the corporate soul on the journey towards sustainable business results. We have discussed the importance of unleashing each of the drivers that advances [...]

By |2018-06-06T12:32:58+02:00December 8th, 2015|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

The Potential of Creating Infinite Possibilities

Welcome back to our discussion of the leader within the corporate soul and their journey towards sustainable business results. In previous weeks we have explored how the global systemic context as well as the corporate leader’s own worldview poses challenges on route to developing a leadership model for sustainable business results. We then set off [...]

By |2018-06-06T12:32:58+02:00November 30th, 2015|Leadership Blog|0 Comments

Inspired Creativity that Drives a Leader to Sustainable Business Results

In this blog series we are exploring the role of the leader within the corporate soul with the goal of achieving sustainable business results. There are two drives that advances this goal: the first is the drive to unleash Potential, and the second, Connecting through Relationship. Our previous discussions on mindfulness as one key to [...]

By |2018-06-06T12:32:58+02:00November 17th, 2015|Leadership Blog|0 Comments
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