The C-suite executives and HR leaders that will succeed in the era of digital change and global economic and political uncertainty will be those that are the most curious and adaptable rather than those that are rigid and hierarchical.
The theme of the 2017 World Economic Forum was a call for responsive and responsible leadership, emphasising that we are living in a world marked by uncertainty, volatility and deep transformational changes.
Over the past year, the world has witnessed unprecedented changes in political leadership – and more changes are to come, with still-to-be-inaugurated President-elect Donald Trump about to take office this week in the US.
A modern leadership training style involves encouraging business leaders to accept and value their innate strengths and capabilities and to see these things as resources to apply in the pursuit of their aspirations.
2017 is an important year for Africa, marking the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and from the New Economic Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) to Agenda 2063.
SA’s top executives are confident that they will be fairly compensated – in terms of 2016 year-end bonuses and salary increases in 2017 - despite the current political and economic rollercoaster in which South Africa finds itself.