A solid organisational strategy serves as the North Star, the foundation upon which teams build their actions and decisions towards common objectives. Where there may be confusion or pulling in different directions, strategy provides a roadmap for navigating the complexities, seizing opportunities, and overcoming challenges,...

An organisation needs great leadership when it needs to change. There is no doubt that good leadership facilitates change. Is leadership necessary in times of stability? Can we say that leading change is a major work of leadership?...

Our March Organisation Development café conversation explored the idea of first-time leadership development as a ritual. We largely based the discussion on the Gantz (2010) article which examined volunteer organisations and proposed that leadership development may be the most important capacity of such organisations. We...

“I am a Mini-me version of my manager”. Thats what a delegate on our first-line management program announced when we asked, ‘where or from who did you learn to be a manager?’ This sparked a great debate about the importance of walking the talk as...

Today I would like to paint a vivid picture of how we see teams in organisations: teamwork orchestrates the most harmonious melodies of success (the teams are the lifeline of the organisation). Much like a finely tuned orchestra, where every instrument plays a crucial role...