How To Build A Culture Of Excellence
Excellence

Leaders never aim for mediocrity but for excellence. Do you agree? Who wakes up in the morning and thinks, “let’s have some mediocre results today!”. Not very likely. Leaders want to utilise full potential, chase hyper-growth, build an effective organisation and create lasting change. The fact of the matter is that: Many leadership, corporate culture […]

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From Fear To Bravery
Fear

You know those sayings about not worrying what you can’t control. It’s something I always say to myself and my inner circle. And although I’m a believer in this as well, we are still humans and whether we like it or not, sometimes this feeling of anxiety or fear jumps on you like a ninja in the dark. Because […]

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7 Ways to Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence

I am a big fan of emotional intelligence (EQ) and believe it’s a game changer for your life and career. In a previous article, I defined emotional intelligence as: “The ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you”. One of the core principles of EQ is the ability […]

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Leadership: Born or Made?
Is leadership made or born?

ItIntroduction What do Jack Ma (Alibaba), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) and Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) have in common? They are all great leaders and ranked in the Fortune Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders 2017. Were they born leaders or did they learn their excellent leadership skills along the way? During the last 13 years, I’ve worked […]

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5 Reasons Why Leaders Should Have Clear Goals
Magnifying glass

What Is A Goal? According to Wikipedia the exact definition of a goal is the desired result of a person or system envisions, plans and commits to achieve a personal or organizational desired end-point in some sort of assumed development. In other words, any planning you do for the future regardless of what it is is […]

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11 Mindsets that will Unlock your Potential
redwood trees

We’re all born with unique gifts and talents and one of life’s ultimate achievements it to find yourself. The goal is to really understand what you’re good at (and bad) and do what you do best. It just doesn’t make sense to keep spending time on things you’re not good at. I believe we’re all […]

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How Real Leaders should Talk: 4 Key Skills for Speaking like a Leader
words

To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. ~ Ben Johnson Often times leaders assume they can talk a certain way because of the title they have. Giving orders and expecting people to do as they say purely based on their title. Sure your title […]

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How focusing on Strengths impacts your Brain
Focus

In a previous article on self-awareness I wrote that the most successful leaders are extremely self aware and have a good understanding of their strengths and weaknesses. In this article I want to dig deeper on how to discover your strengths and how this strength focused mindset will take your brain to another level, literally. […]

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