Access to my personal journal

In the pursuit of my doctorate and ultimately my pursuit of learning to be a leader, I started this website as a searchable resource for myself – a journal of gems that I am learning or have learned.

Strategic Leadership

Strategic Leadership is the ability of influencing others to voluntarily make decisions that enhance the prospects for the organisation’s long-term success while maintaining long-term financial stability. Different leadership approaches impact the vision and direction of growth and the potential success of an organization. To successfully deal with change, all executives need the skills and tools for both strategy formulation and implementation. Managing change and ambiguity requires strategic leaders who not only provide a sense of direction, but who can also build ownership and alignment within their workgroups to implement change.

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Leader Empathy: The Key to Effective Relationships

Leader Empathy: The Key to Effective Relationships Empathy is one of the Social Awareness competencies in the twelve-competency Leadership Competency Model developed by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis. Empirically linked to leadership performance, Empathy is present in leaders with an understanding of the motivations of others, and the ability to relate to differing perspectives. Strength …

How to communicate with those who disagree with you

Fast Company just posted an interesting article that discusses a study on why communicating in person versus a written text is worth the effort. According to a 2016 survey of more than 2,000 US adults (paywall) where managers were asked what they found most difficult about communicating with employees a full 69% of respondents said they found …

Uber’s New CEO taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Background: London announced they would not renew Uber’s licence to operate in the city — major blow to the organisation. This comes after a series of mishaps and scandals kept Uber in the news for months–for many reasons–the company’s board of directors decided that former chief Travis Kalanick was no longer the right man for the job. …

Work with me

I run a small consulting agency called – We focus on helping organizations of any size with their digital strategies.

We use our expertise in Graphic Design to help refine brand strategies. We call upon our marketing backgrounds to create customer journeys.

If it uses the internet to reach your customers, we can help you make it better and grow your customer base.