Dr Michael Jordaan is a very exciting leader and an incredible example of what young leadership can do in big business. We sat with him a short while ago in what was a fascinating and enjoyable conversation, and just before his announcement that he would be stepping down as CEO of First National Bank at
A few weeks ago I met with a very impressive, very humble, and extremely dedicated leader: Her name is Elsbeth Dixon, the CEO of Common Purpose South Africa. In 1983 she completed a BSc in Applied Mathematics at the University of Stellenbosch. She then dedicated even more time to a Honours degree in Operations Research.
It has been my privilege to sit with a large number of top national and international leaders from various walks of life and serving in various sectors of business and civil society. Each has shared something that has assisted all of us, via this column, to improve and grow as leaders. But there is a
Medtronic is the world’s largest stand-alone medical technology company with a global reach that extends to 120 countries, 45,000 employees, and includes net sales of over $16 billion for the 2012 period. Knowing only this about them, we can already begin to understand what kind of leaders they insist on having in their organisation to