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.
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.
After a distinguished legal career in the mining sector, Lerato founded a legal advisory firm that focuses on proactive growth strategies and ethical corporate governance. An alumni of the US Department of State and Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women mentoring programme, she is convinced that leading a business well starts with leading yourself well. In this article, she shares nine healthy rhythms that - when consistently applied - result in successful leadership.
Shawn is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs with the skills, insight and access to market opportunities – because it extends impact beyond one person’s life. Believing that a leader's ability to navigate a challenging work environment is key to not only running successful businesses, but also building a healthy society, he shares 5 lessons in meaningful mentorship and leadership development.
Drawing on decades of experience in high profile positions, Martin Kuscus highlights eight characteristics of excellent leaders. His advice is both straightforward and exacting - acknowledging that leadership might be simple in concept, but in reality it places a great demand on one's skill and attention.