At a meeting I heard a COO of a strong Agribusiness saying: “I don’t farm with fruit. I farm with People. They are my most important focus and concern.” The others around the table nodded their heads, recognising the noble truth in the statement. And yet we all deep down sensed that it is a bit reactionary, and part of a far more complex matter. Continue reading People or Results?
“We talk a lot, but little gets done. We have great ideas, but we are slow and inefffective to execute. We have great potential to do and achieve so much more. We have fantastic dreams to impact the world, but they remain just that: dreams.” Maybe you have also felt like this in your personal or work life? Continue reading From Ideas to Action
Barack Obama is quoted to have said “Empowering women is not just the right thing to do – it is the smart thing to do”.
I was asked to be a speaker at an all-women seminar later this month. It is for business women in leadership positions. Sadly, due to gender inequality, women still find it challenging to be acknowledged and progress in the business world. They are facing so many biases, illogical perceptions and unfair practices. For ages women submitted to these injustices, but the time has come where not only women, but also a lot of men are taking a stand to change this. This kind of discrimination is not only unfair, but also foolishness – crippling contribution, talent, creativity, team work and collaboration we so desperately need to build effective and happy organisations and a better world. Continue reading Hats off to Women!
Do you know that it is not your circumstances, but your thinking about them that causes your fear, inner pain, stress and discouragement? Let me explore this with you. Continue reading Proactive Self-empowerment
Wherever you go you will often hear versions of: “the world is in one big mess”. And that is exactly where you and I can step in as leaders, as difference makers and distributors of hope. Continue reading Celebrate what’s good!