If you were to build a house, you would begin with a blueprint. This blueprint proves useful because it contains more than directions on how to build a house. It also describes the finished house. So, What does this have to do with Leadership? Last month I asked an audience of leaders to tell me… Read More
Millennials (“Generation Y” – aged 15-35) will hold 15-16 jobs over their careers. This “turnover generation” is costing businesses billions. The average cost of turnover is a whopping 21% of every employee’s annual salary with Microsoft’s turnover cost alone estimated at $681 million. A survey-based study released this week aims to keep Millennials happy and… Read More
Hiring good employees is not only important to your business, it’s essential. Employees are the heart and soul of a any business; they are the mechanism that makes a business run; they are the breath of life that enables a business to be something more than an just idea. A business can’t run unless someone… Read More
Leadership is a big word. It means more than what it appears to be and is written about in millions of books around the world. Leading a person or a group of people is an infinite responsibility. Of course, we have different kinds of leaders and people are constantly looking for leaders who can create… Read More
The Challenges of Strategy – How well do you Develop, Communicate and Implement your Company’s Strategy?
When managers or leaders are asked “what is strategy?” several different answers are given. Often managers say that a strategy is a plan. Some organisations claim to have a number of different strategic plans: one for each key department or division. They may not have an overview of what the organisation intends to deliver. Consequently,… Read More