Tag Archives: Nelson Mandela

Management does not imply leadership; that has to be earned

By Charlene Smith Value is a word that has specific meaning at banks. It refers to financial transactions, audits, statements of account, currency, foreign exchange, but the highest value of all is found in people and how we lead, motivate … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test

Many aspire to it, but few achieve it: leadership. True leadership that lives beyond us. Because it is so coveted, yet so elusive, bookshelves sag under the weight of leadership tomes. After five decades of studying leadership, and what happens … Continue reading

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How we danced – Mandela’s golden years

By Charlene Smith “How we danced,” retired judge Albie Sachs said remembering the years of Nelson Mandela’s presidency. Sachs lost an arm to apartheid bombers and became the inspiration behind the artwork at South Africa’s Constitutional Court, built after the … Continue reading

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