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October 11, 2017

The South African Leadership Standard: Reflecting for improvement by Penny Abbott & Marius Meyer

  Let us look at typical mistakes leaders make: Leaders sometimes assume that past success guarantees future success and they therefore continue with what worked for […]
October 10, 2017

The South African Leadership Standard: It all starts with vision by Penny Abbott & Marius Meyer

  Sim Tshabalala, CEO of Standard Bank says that “a leader is a dealer in hope – somebody who can look at the future and get […]
October 6, 2017

The Leadership Standard Framework: 5 key elements for leaders by Penny Abbott and Marius Meyer

Over the last month, the SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) with the support from Talent Talks have been on a journey to create a clear […]
October 5, 2017

The top 6 questions about South Africa’s leadership standard by Siphiwe Moyo, Marius Meyer and Penny Abbott

Since the development of South Africa’s first leadership standard on 14 September in Kyalami, Johannesburg, the SABPP office has been inundated with questions from the market […]
October 4, 2017

Effective committees: It’s all about good leadership, talent and teamwork by Marius Meyer

Someone once said: An effective committee consists of three people of whom two are absent.  In other words, if you want to ensure a task is […]
October 2, 2017

Leadership and Talent: Two sides of the same coin? by Marius Meyer

  Good leaders believe in talent. They know that they need to achieve better business success by leveraging all the talent within (and sometimes even outside) […]
September 30, 2017

The life and legacy of Marius Pheiffer: A tribute from the HR profession

  On 8 September 2017, one of the country’s first HR and IR Leaders, Marius Pheiffer passed on. Let us reflect on his legacy and learn […]
September 29, 2017

The Leadership Standard is a Stakeholder-driven process by Siphiwe Moyo

Last week we embarked on an historic journey to start the development of a leadership standard for South Africa.  The SA Board for People Practices (SABPP) […]
September 29, 2017

The birth of the South African Leadership Standard: #LeadersMustRise by Marius Meyer

  But what is this project really all about and where did it start? On 14 September the process started in Kyalami near Johannesburg to develop […]