It's inevitable that in our lifetime, leaders will face more of these challenges, and we need to start preparing ourselves to lead effectively. The new post-pandemic world will require much from our leaders. In assessing my leadership approach to this pandemic, I have found the following to be significant in the way we lead.
Entrepreneurs are people who don't have a shortage of ideas. They're constantly devising new ways to create value. The very nature of their "idea-driven" personality has become their most significant asset and the most substantial liability. The trouble with being an ideas-driven person is that we don't take the time to run those ideas through the
Ten years ago, I was retrenched from a marketing and sales position. My story is the same as many other people. Sometimes losing a job can point towards a better life and opportunities you never thought possible. After my retrenchment, I didn't have an epiphany about starting a business. I simply said, "I'll work for myself
In 2018 the SXSW conference took on a new direction for its conversations around interactive technology. It shifted from the idea that the digital ecosystem is driving a new paradigm for people to adapt towards the message that technology should better serve humanity. Susan Lahey summed the conversations up to say "By creating tech to
Search Engines are the "go-to" destination for almost every question we have these days. They have become our source of general knowledge, entertainment, purchase information and celebrity gossip. The Zero Moment of Truth, a term coined by Google in 2011, refers to the research which is conducted online about a product, organisation or service before taking any action. It's this zero
There’s a well known entrepreneurial concept that say’s 'always say yes, then figure out how you’re going to do it.' It’s something I have lived by for most of my life. Always excited to find the next challenge to solve I was always ready to say yes first, and then figure it out later. The concept