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.
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.
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.