Follow, follow, follow… follow the leader… You are probably singing in tune to this popular rhyme that was an integral part of […]
A leader should be one that listens, explores the different ideas that team members bring, even the “crazy ones”. It’s recognising each person’s passions, abilities, qualifications, and experiences, and using them to advance the team agenda.
The way Olivia Pope in the TV series “Scandal” handled people’s problems got me wanting to be just like her. Well, I […]
This topic was unplanned but after losing a close family member a week ago, I thought I should share my experience. We […]
As promised, I’m going to share a little bit about me so that you know the person behind the stories I tell.
Don’t give up on your dream, you’ve got to keep moving. If you really have to take the long route do that but always remember you need to come back to your vision. Give yourself a timeline when it comes to how long your detour will last. Make the experience count and let it push you closer towards your goal.
I express my expectations the best way possible and I’ve realised that it doesn’t breed disappointment. It opens up the two parties to dialogue which in many instances has led to creating solutions that satisfy both parties. Rather than disappointment, it creates a clear path/environment for sound decision-making.
A lot of Young Professionals have been “profession-hopping” and one of the causes is related to remuneration. (This is from my personal observations). They haven’t had a chance to stay focused on a single profession because of the need to supplement their employment or business income. What effect does this have on the future pool of professionals? Are we going to have adequately skilled professionals in the different industries or we will start importing some skills?
We need to safeguard our professions with the future in mind.
I recently completed a course on The Science of Leadership which studies the brain and its influences on leadership styles or personalities. I won’t bore you with the details. What stood out for me was the issue of resistance to change.
There’s a famous adage that goes, ‘Team work makes the dream work.’ which implies that any team is effective if all team […]