In business, we aim to be the best, the fastest, and the lowest cost producer of a product or service. It takes constant improvement of products, processes and service to remain an industry leader and provide the best choice for customers, regardless of where we are in the process.
We are living in unprecedented times. In his book, the Tale of two cities, Charles Dickens states, amongst others, in the opening line “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness”… Unfortunately, during this period of draconian lock-down measures, we t
On the 17th April 2020, I was part of a Zoom conference, attended by more than 85 participants from around the world. It was a think tank, engaging with each other and hosted by Dean van Leeuwen an astute futurist and business TEDx speaker. The topic of discussion was “How smart leaders are adapting to the next normal”
From the comfort and safety of your home, you can now learn how to develop your Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQ), by signing up to NQF5: THE IMPACT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE. Enrolment is free of charge, if you register during level 4 of the COVID-19 lock-down period. During these unprecedented days of lock-down,
To develop our own personal Vision, Purpose, Mission and Values statement, we can obtain guidance from some of the leadership gurus out there such as: Stephen Covey, and Kevin Cashman. The best analogy of determining the Vision, Purpose, Mission and Value statements that I have come across is given by Authentic Educati
At ODI’s recent one-day conference where we celebrated 30 years of operations excellence, several companies from various industries presented their case studies of business excellence and shared their achievements. Len Hansen – Consultant at Astral Operations, presented: “My Journey with Organisational Development Inte
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution gains more and more momentum in industry and business, many commentators are giving their thoughts and opinions of the impact this wave will have on workers, leaders and the economy. Headlines I have read recently, like “The future just arrived, but are we ready” and “Myths about the