Many organisations find it difficult to manage and measure staff performance. We may know that staff clock-in and clock-out at working hours agreed. They may claim to be hardworking and doing an excellent job, but can we objectively measure staff performance? Here are 6 key ideas to infuse in organizations that seek to measure employee…

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In business, strategy is the plan of the leader (the general: CEO, MD, GM). Executive managers are then deployed to “execute” the plan that represent how victory will be obtained. However, disruptions occur despite the best-laid plans – how do we make sense today of business strategy and the coronavirus? Strategically planning explained… A strategic…

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Normally, one would speak of leadership before followership. But, in the case of President Donald J Trump – it’s worth trying to understand his followers, then his leadership. Initially, his announcement to run for the US presidency was met with jeer, disbelief and mock. His victory as presidential-candidate for the Republicans, with even more surprise,…

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The ice-berg theory teaches us an important lesson: No matter how large the tip of an iceberg, 80% of it lies below the surface of the water.  Could this be true when hiring “right people for right jobs”? It’s true because what we see on the outside or surface may very well not be true…

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Our company had the opportunity to facilitate this topic (Releasing Your True Potential to Produce Results) as a staff development programme at a progressive company in Uganda. Its mandate depends on effectiveness, efficiency, client service, delivery and ultimately, helping and saving lives. The Training Manager, who influenced the title and design of this programme, genuinely…

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