More and more we find women at the forefront of change and leadership – mothers and wives contributing successfully to all the roles they dare take upon themselves. Faith Khanyile, CEO of WDB Investment Holdings, is such a power woman. Listen as she chats to the #FutureCEOs team and shares her winning recipe of how
Gareth Armstrong and Hlubi Mboya Arnold are joined in studio by the winners of the Spark* Accelerator Demo Day. They look to uncover what made these social-entrepreneurs stand out from amongst the other businesses and start-ups there on the day, and are assisted in this task by the Spark* Country Director. Don’t miss this #FutureCEOs
Robin Haller, CEO of Deli Spices, managed to transform his family-owned business into an international contender. The #FutureCEOs team explores the challenges Robin faced and ask him to share some insights into creating opportunities for partnering on an international level.
If you feel like your employees are more and more dissatisfied with their jobs and careers, the statistics actually back up your suspicions. According to a survey recently conducted by CareerBuilder, 21% of full-time employees plan on changing jobs this year, up 4% compared to recent years.
You’re on the most important elevator ride of your life. You have ten seconds to pitch- the classic “elevator pitch”. Love or Hate. Money or Despair. And you may never get this chance again. As PM Dawn says, “I feel for you. I really do.” There are books about this. But don’t waste your time.
According to an article in The Wall Street Journal citing research from Strategy& (formerly Booz & Co.), about 76 percent of top CEOs departing for any reason last year were rookies, up from 58 percent in 2011. Why do so many rookie CEOs fail? I believe the biggest reason is that the CEO role is
Startup CEOs know that writing their company’s mission statement is a necessity. But Arthur Joseph says crafting a persona statement is just as important. Each one usually starts with the following sentence: “I want to be known as…” Joseph founded Vocal Awareness, an institute that coaches executives from Fortune 500 companies, as well as celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Angelina
What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility. Source: TED.com