4 results for author: Andre van Heerden


Why the Leadership Development Industry Fails

If the first duty of a leader is to define reality, that is, to tell it like it is, then it is easy to see the reason for the global leadership crisis and the abject failure of the leadership development industry to make a difference – we live in a culture ...
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It Matters What Your People Think

Every business I have ever been called in to consult on matters of leadership, teamwork, and performance has had essentially the same malady: management wants employees to be more enthusiastic, hard-working, and cooperative, without really understanding what ...
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Leaders and Misleaders: Thinking for Yourself

Leading like you mean it and defining reality are impossible tasks for any aspiring leader who does not think deeply about people, society, work, and life in general. In the first instance you have to know precisely what you mean, and in the second you need ...
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Leaders and Misleaders: Time for Some Straight Talking

In an age that loves to debunk heroes, leadership models can be hard to find. Thomas More, beheaded on the orders of Henry VIII in 1535, is today criticized for worldliness and ambition. However, flawed and fallible like the rest of us, he nevertheless died ...
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