Opinion

Insurers play digital catch up

By Janet Labberté The rise of the Chief Digital Officer has added another seat on the Board and as a Search Firm, has added a new area of expertise for us. Globally, the insurance industry has been notoriously slow to adapt to technology and South Africa is still lagging in this regard. Uncertain economic and political… Read more »

The State of the Nation and Executive Search

  Much political and economic doom and gloom surrounds us when reading our tabloids and listening to the latest news. This affects how we do business and how we strategise into the future. How does it affect talent and our ability to strategise for acquisition, retention and attraction? Chief Economist at Econometrix, Azar Jammine has… Read more »

Increased fight for talent

With unemployment at its highest level in recent history it seems incongruent to be discussing how to source exceptional talent.  This is the reality of the South African job market. Strategic and “difficult to fill” positions are seldom filled through standard recruitment processes and it is these roles and capabilities that are very often what… Read more »

6 Steps To Transform Your Coaching Strategy

Like a great white shark, a business must keep moving forward in order to survive and remain competitive. Since organizations rely on effective leaders to guide progress, senior executives must also be in constant motion by learning new skills and adapting to changing environments. Leadership involves a wide range of personal and professional skills, and… Read more »

Leaders not Victims by Mark Peter Kahn

Leaders not Victims

You could fill an aircraft hangar with all of the books written about leadership. They talk about vision, innovation, mission, responsibility, enabling others and so on. Get Out of The Victim Position First! I want to talk about just one quality – it has three elements to it – which for me is the foundation of… Read more »