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What are you grateful for?

Gratitude is the ability to be thankful and appreciative for all things in life. Things might be good or appear to be bad and as the Bible says…. in all situations give thanks. Oftentimes we go through situations where things don’t go our way.  We don’t get the job we want; we don’t get a […]

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What do you focus on?

2018 is upon us and I hope that everyone has an awesome year ahead. I have a great feeling that this year has a lot of positive things in store for me personally; the country and the world at large. It can only be better from here…. C’mon let’s face it; the world becomes a […]

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How to Steal a City (Blurb)

‘In March 2015, I was tasked by Pravin Gordhan, then the minister responsible for local government, to root out corruption in the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality in the Eastern Cape. Over the following eighteen months, I led the investigations and orchestrated the crackdown as the ‘hatchet man’ for the metro’s new Mayor, Danny Jordaan, the […]

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Leading through change

Last week I wrote about “weathering the storm” and that was a first bite at the interesting topic of leading in challenging times. I gathered enough information to write a second blog on the same issue. Is it not wonderful that notwithstanding the challenging and volatile times that a lot of practioners and authors are […]

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Weathering the storm

I live in South Africa, where in the last year or so there have been profound levels of change and uncertainty. Looking into the future, there is an increasing amount of anxiety around dinner tables and people asking what has now become the familiar question “What is going to happen?” I sometimes wish that I […]

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Effective Leaders Continuously Learn

In about a month ago I was asked to propose a toast at a graduation ceremony and as it is often customary in doing the honours one has to say a few words. I chose three points to make namely: humility; importance of family and community support and lastly the importance of continuous learning. For […]

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Sisters united in song

On the 8th of March we celebrated international women’s day and I had the honour and privilege to host 9 sisters who shared their personal journeys, lessons, struggles and all of this done simply for the love of others. I still get goose bumps on how many women out there actually are prepared to make […]

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Celebrating Women’s Efforts

On the 8th of March 2017 we will be celebrating international women’s day (IWD) across the world.  On this day hundreds of organisations celebrate and recognise women’s efforts through a myriad of events.  The colour for this year is purple which symbolises dignity and justice. The 2017 celebrations are held under the theme  “Be bold […]

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