In this world of rapid change traditional management has become less and less effective. What’s required is leadership. As the pace of change increases so does the demand for effective leaders and impactful leadership.
One of my passions is in helping people grow as leaders. The primary motivation behind this passion is that I’ve seen the huge difference that quality leadership makes to the lives of people, the success of organisations and countries.
Let me be clear. When I say I’m passionate about leadership, I am not talking about “leadership” the result of your title or position. When I say leadership, I am talking about pursuing that which you deeply care about as an individual, team and organisation.
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The purpose of this blog is to explore leadership approaches and practices required to lead successfully in an increasingly turbulent world. The goal of this blog is to encourage and motivate you to move from exercising leadership 25% of the time, towards exercising leadership 75% of the time. Image if we all made this shift, the impact on our work, in our organisation’s, in our society and in our personal life. It would be huge!
Anyone can lead and make a meaningful impact and difference in their personal life, in their relationships and their business. This blog is about sharing the ideas, principles and practices that help people grow to be leaders.
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Please feel free to share the ideas, practices and resources you find on this blog with others. Helping others grow is central to the work of leadership. Share with them what you’re reading and learning.
I work in the information technology industry, as an Executive Partner with Gartner Executive Programs where I act as a trusted adviser to Chief Information Officers (CIOs) across various industries. My focus is on helping CIOs harness the strategic value of technology in support of business strategy. I live in Johannesburg, South Africa, am married, with two beautiful children. In my free time, I enjoy travel, music, writing, reading, photography, and playing squash.
This is my personal blog. The opinions I express here do not represent those of my employer Gartner Africa. The information I provide is on an as-is basis. I make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, suitability, or validity of any information on this blog and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its use.