Daily Archives: 9 July 2012

Go The Extra Mile To Succeed

…Yes, you have to!

If you want to finally start moving towards the success you want to invite into your life. It is time to stand out from the crowd and go the extra mile. As long as you allow yourself to remain trapped in your comfort zone. A place where you are, neither content, nor fulfilled, your life will continue to flash past in a blur of dissatisfaction.

Don’t you want to be the person who stands out from the crowd, the one who gets the promotion, enjoys great mutually beneficial relationships with their clients, enjoys great financial rewards, has job security and goes home at the end of every day fulfilled and satisfied? It is time to wrestle back control of how your future will unfold and accept that if you want things to positively change, you must change. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Food For Thought

How To Lead Effectively Under A Systemic Corruption State

Africa’s stunted growth and development can be put at the feet of very poor leadership and systemic corruption. One of the greatest challenges for a leader is leading under a system that encourages corruption, where one person in particular is not the only corrupt person but virtually every cadre of people in the leadership ladder from lowest to highest appear to support a measure of corruption.

In the last few months, a lot has been published about leadership corruption in high places in both public and private sectors within and outside our continent. Most people have heard the line “Power corrupts.” (or the longer version, “Absolute power corrupts absolutely”). The question often asked is, “Why and how does power corrupt leaders?”

After a thorough review of the extensive studies on corruption, R. E. Riggio concludes that the answer is complex, but fairly clear. Leadership is at its core — and all is about power and influence. Leaders use their power to get things done. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Commentary, Food For Thought, Opinion

Quote Of The Day! Mon Jul 9, 2012

“You can go a long way with bad legs and a good head.” – Gavin McDonald

Leave a comment

Filed under Quotes