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Ahmed Kathrada asks Zuma to resign - Read it in full

Dear Comrade President Zuma<p>I have agonised for a while before writing this letter to you.<p>I am just a rank-and-file member of my ANC Branch. However, …

Kathrada was in agony when he asked Zuma to resign

Kaveel Singh, News24<p>Johannesburg – ANC struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada has added his voice to numerous calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign from …

The Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation

I met Vijay Govindarajan (VG) several years ago when I was an Assistant Director at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author, widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation. As General …

Innovation

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

I had been holed up for six hours in a dark conference room with 12 managers. It was a group-coaching day and each executive had 30 minutes to describe in detail a cross-cultural challenge she was experiencing at work and to get feedback and suggestions from the others at the table.<p>It was Willem’s …

'I am now connecting the dots', Vavi on the Zuma, Gupta relationship

Genevieve Quintal, News24<p>Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma appeared to have been “opening doors” for the Gupta family as far back as 2008, former …

FULL TEXT - Zwelinzima Vavi's 7-point plan for SA

Zwelinzima Vavi<p><b>Call to Action! Defend our hard won democracy! Stop South Africa from descending into a Predatory State controlled by a Mafia!</b><p><b>By</b> …

Zuma defends relationship with Guptas - report

Mpho Raborife, News24<p>Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has allegedly defended his relationship with the Gupta family, according the SABC.<p>On …

Could You Hack Your Brain To Get More Motivated?

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don't do it. There is a cluster of neurons in our brain critical for motivation, though. What if you could hack them to motivate yourself?<p>These neurons are located in the middle of the brain, in …

The Brain

Why Organizations Forget What They Learn from Failures

Organizations sometimes make catastrophic mistakes. And although they try to learn from these disasters, they tend to make similar mistakes again and again.<p>Consider NASA, an organization employing some of the nation’s brightest minds. In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded – and by now, we …

When to Skip a Difficult Conversation

Leaders know that they’ll occasionally need to give tough feedback to their employees, colleagues, and clients. And yet, no matter how skilled or experienced they are at it, most would also do anything to find a way out. As Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen explain in their book, <i>Difficult</i> …

3 Reasons Your Strategy Meetings Irritate Your Team

Used well, strategy meetings provide clarity and momentum. They align a team around key decisions and create positive energy.<p>Used poorly, strategy meetings irritate people. They waste time and energy, or worse, strengthen entrenched points of view creating frustration and resignation.<p>In my work …

APNewsBreak: DoD launches aggressive cyberwar against IS

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Five years ago, after becoming frustrated with my fruitless tendency to juggle multiple activities at once, I tried an experiment: for one week, I would not multitask and see what happened.<p>The experiment changed everything for the better. My relationships improved, my stress dissolved, and my …

The Right Way to Check a Reference

Over the course of my career, I’ve fired only two people, and both were workers at my family ranch. (I actually rehired one of them a few years later.) In my roles as an operations and logistics line manager in Argentina, a management consultant in Europe, and a leader at the global executive …

Before a Meeting, Tell Your Team That Silence Denotes Agreement

HBR STAFF<p>The meeting seemed to go smoothly. Bill, the executive vice president of sales at a global company, had gathered his extended leadership team — a group of more than 20 people — and outlined his latest plan to reconfigure the sales organization. When he asked if anyone had concerns, there …

The Right Way to Fire Someone

You’ve decided it’s time to let the low performer on your team go. You’ve covered your bases in terms of documentation, and you’ve coordinated with HR. But now you have to have the dreaded conversation. What’s the best way to deliver the news? Who should be in the room with you? What do you say and …

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

We know from research (and common sense) that people who understand and manage their own and others’ emotions make better leaders. They are able to deal with stress, overcome obstacles, and inspire others to work toward collective goals. They manage conflict with less fallout and build stronger …

Who is the real opposition?

The ANC has been forced into permanent reactive mode on most issues affecting the nation as it flounders in the wake of the DA and the EFF, writes</b> …

Kaya Mawa - Likoma Island, Malawi One of the most...

One of the most charming places to stay in Malawi, Kaya Mawa offers all the plush comforts of a five-star resort: a secluded location on the tiny …

A Tool to Help You Reach Your Goals in 4 Steps

SA is gone, my countrymen

Related Links<p>As Zuma rapidly takes SA downhill, it is time for someone to say enough is enough. But who is going to stop the rot, asks <b>Xolela Mangcu</b><p>We …

What does ISIS really want?

<b>(CNN) —</b> How to stop ISIS -- it's the question the leaders of the free world are struggling to answer.<p>The debate is frequently about tactics: How to gain a battlefield advantage, how to stop its propaganda machine, how to block its sources of revenue.<p>But less frequently is there discussion of the …

Meaningful Work Should Be Every CEO’s Top Priority

I was speaking this week with a new CEO of a new public company that is just being spun off from their parent company. Imagine all the important tasks on his plate involving investors and customers. And yet he told me his top priority is getting his employees engaged in the mission of their new …

Blade Nzimande set to scrap Setas

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“Leadership Qualities” vs. Competence: Which Matters More?

There’s sometimes a disconnect between how we talk about leadership qualities (we tend to use words like <i>authority</i>, <i>power</i>, and <i>emotional intelligence</i>) and what we actually require from the people leading teams and other working groups (arguably, competence and a deep knowledge of the specific work …

Leadership