Faced with many challenges in the pursuit of transforming society through redemptive business, Keri takes courage from the story of David and Goliath. She shares some perspectives on when to trust an unconventional candidate or an unconventional approach, to bring about success.
In this extract from Pieter’s talk at the FDI 2022 Conference, he explains how investors of capital are also stewards of relationships - and he gives practical advice on how to level the playing fields in those traditionally unequal relationships.
JD, a Community Transformation Strategist, looks at the undeniable link between leadership and a specific place. He argues that leadership can't be effective without a strong commitment to a specific area.
This interview summary was first published on Mergon’s blog on October 20, 2022. In the interview with Ziwani’s Sibs Sibanda, Mergon COO Gauché Radley gives us a fresh perspective on what it means to ‘love your neighbour’ in business today. In a fast-paced world of competition where winner takes all, he shares how ‘laying down power’ and ‘moving at the speed of trust’ will always get you further in the long run.
Alex Matovu believes that when it comes to the legal sector, there needn't be losers in order to have winners. He believes that competitors should rather be viewed as collaborators, because the ultimate goal is the delivery of justice in society.
A recipient of the Certificate of Appreciation from the US Department of State for his “contributions to international cultural affairs,” Renier has been a passionate culture-maker for more than 25 years. He explains how to develop an authentic communication approach that creates buy-in for decisions, and effectively resolves employer-employee conflict - to release a positive momentum throughout an organisation.
Minah Koela took on the leadership of Beautiful Gate SA in October 2019. Soon after, she was thrust into navigating the COVID-19 crisis, while having to earn the trust of her team and the surrounding communities. Her determination and galvanising leadership in this season inspired us to glean from her wisdom, and capture her lessons in how to build a healthy team culture.
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