The challenge of success 2

This column had gone to bed before the news broke. On Friday the 21st of April, I was on the highway returning from Lagos when my phone rang. It was a friend of mine on […]

The challenge of success – 1

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?

“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

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

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

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

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 […]

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