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Why Brilliant People Remain Loyal

I had a conversation with a friend who runs a mid-sized company. He was worried about training his managers because they typically leave soon after. As I studied 1 Corinthians 3: 5-9 (Message Translation), I gained some understanding into why employees stay with organisations. I used to think employees remain loyal because they find purpose[…]

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Failure

I love failure. It’s liberating and horizon expanding. I hate failure. It’s humiliating and demoralising. Nothing bitch-slaps humility into you like failure. For as long as I can remember, I’ve held one leadership role or another. In Primary School, I was class lead for Quantitative Analysis in Math Class, then in Secondary School, I founded our first[…]

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Succession Planning

You have spent years building a company. Your pioneer staff have become experts in their respective fields; overseeing critical revenue centres. During the build up to your current status, you opted for a lean and affordable HR structure. In doing so, you failed to recruit and groom successors. Now you’ve reached a growth and innovation ceiling.[…]