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Lessons from a Great Business

In recent months, I’ve been working on a number of motivational and leadership programmes for a leading, family-owned German company
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Finding the narrative

For nearly eight years, I’ve covered a range of leadership topics in this publication; but one that does stand out
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Managing a crisis of reputation

IF YOU HAVE a curated feed of news on your smartphone like many people, you would have noticed the slew
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The Chinese takeaway syndrome

The Chinese must be arguably the world’s largest diaspora with roughly 100 million ‘Chinese’ who are mostly through national assimilation,
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Leadership megatrends revisited

IN DECEMBER 2016, Jeff Boss, contributed a trend piece for Forbes magazine in which he outlined seven megatrends in leadership
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Measuring each slice of life

About a year ago, I had a fruitful and enjoyable trip to South Africa and Namibia. The trip included a
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The art of not dropping your pants

Picture this situation: having worked hard at getting a key decision-maker to the bargaining table, you think you have sewn
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Decoding a Winner

In December 1991, during the Balkan wars a cattle herder called Luka was caught by a group of Serbian militiamen;
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Elements of resilience

After sharing selected stories of climbing and surviving expeditions to some of the highest peaks in the world, and a
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Focus to win

Recently, I attended an archery course aimed at bringing beginners at the sport up to speed on the equipment, rules
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