Leadership Skills – can they be learnt?

Are you a leader? You may answer a sure ‘yes’ because you are already in a leadership role, but not everyone was born to be a leader. The skill set is not for the faint hearted, and many believe that one cannot be taught to be a leader.  However, some are pushed into the position … Continue reading Leadership Skills – can they be learnt?

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The Importance of both Traditions and Innovation in building organisational culture

Webster’s dictionary defines culture, as it pertains to business, as: The set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices that characterises an institution or organisation. There are many elements that go into building a successful organisational culture.  Each successful organisation has different factors that contribute to making its culture successful.  Typically, among these factors, both … Continue reading The Importance of both Traditions and Innovation in building organisational culture

Honour is a Powerful Human Motivator

In the modern western world the concept of “honour” has largely been replaced with that of “integrity”, which is defined as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles”. But, in truth, only the language of honour is missing, not the idea. Shakespeare wrote: “Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine … Continue reading Honour is a Powerful Human Motivator