The challenge of success – 1

April 24, 2017

I have never met anyone who does not want to succeed. One question I regularly ask participants in my seminars is, “How many people want to make it?” Promptly everyone in the audience raises up […]

End of the road?

April 17, 2017

“Surely, oppression maketh a wise man mad…” Ecclesiastes 7:7a In my line of work, I am privileged to meet several people with differing degrees of challenges that seem to defy imminent solution. When some people […]

Leadership and the Ziklag factor – 4

April 10, 2017

Effective leadership is never about what suits the leader but about what is best for everyone in the collective even when the leader feels offended. If a leader is wont to react to situations as […]

Leadership and the Ziklag factor – 3

April 3, 2017

Sterling leadership is known by its ability to place relationship above rules, function above form and effectiveness above efficiency. The leader’s primary assignment is to provide leadership for people who drive the process leading to […]

Leadership and the Ziklag factor – 2

March 27, 2017

There is a growing quest for meaning in life and the workplace. In connecting with their spirituality, more and more leaders are discovering that the function and position of leadership must be guided by a […]

Leadership: The Ziklag factor

March 20, 2017

It was a ragtag army of six hundred men who, apart from following their Commander-In-Chief  from one cave to another, had found themselves in several sorties. On one of such sorties, they returned to their […]

Fix the “hole”

March 13, 2017

To him that knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin                               James 4:17 Painting boats was all Joe ever did for a living. He had established a reputation for […]

Beware of your strengths

March 6, 2017

“He that thinks he stands, let him take heed, lest he fall. -1Corinthians 10:12   In recent years, there has been quite some emphasis on leaders discovering, embracing and developing their strengths.  Books and scores […]

Can you sell a comb to a monk?

February 20, 2017 Tope Popoola

Have you ever met one of those glib-tongued salesmen who succeeded in making you buy something you did not really need but you bought because the salesman was able to convince you about why you […]

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