True leaders eliminate corporate jargon

The industrial approach which has heavily dominated companies since the 17th and 18th centuries is still prevalent. Although the name changed from industrial to corporate, this type of communication springs from the mindset of managers and is cherished daily in their communication. True leaders strive to humanize the dehumanizing corporate communication Touching the lives of […]

Leaders attract believers, not skeptics

Let us consider this example below of an advertised job opportunity for the position of priest in the Catholic Church to examine how attracting the people who share the same ideology and belief is critical in attracting the right people. POSITION SUMMARY: A Roman Catholic priest is needed to coordinate and participate in Roman Catholic […]

The HR dilemma

Carrying out a huge leadership transformation in the organization is no longer the HR key job. The HR fleet in most organizations are service administrators not transformers. I know many HR and OD people who have a strong desire to change, but they are stuck between senior management old mentality and their relentless desire to […]

Culture and leadership are inextricably linked

A company is just a group of people. Businesses are not made up of structure and policies; they are made up of people. The true concept of culture is hugely misunderstood, and most people, including business consultants, senior managers and leaders, do not know the true meaning. They always grapple with explaining the core of […]

What determines the calibre of leadership in the business?

It starts with the leaders being humble enough to understand that they cannot move an inch in developing and advancing their organizations unless they develop themselves first by articulating and actioning their purpose. No one can flood the world from an empty cup. No one can be a leader and he or she is leaderless namely, […]

A great culture is visible

A culture is not the sum of polices and procedures that the business sets and follows. It is not an HR policy that stipulates the organisational norms. A culture is not also the guiding document that determines how the business operates and behaves corporately. A culture is not aspirational slogans and goals. A culture is […]

Mechanical or leaderly

Most companies chat and chant about their transformational strategies and dynamic workplaces. Most HR directors and managers keep busy implementing the changes. The outcomes are always slogans that remain unactionable, no matter how the HR and OD fleets push. They always get the same results. As a result, change does not happen and frustration prevails. […]

The biblical protocols of the industry.

Name any industry and you find a list of red tape protocols that never end. Abiding them shows your professionality. Challenging them shows your inexperience. Let’s consider the HR and recruitment industry and take a pause at its protocols. Google the word interviews, strike your keyboard and zillions of articles come up. Go to any […]