The biggest differentiators between senior executives and employees at all other job levels are not track record and education as might be expected; but rather ambition, the ability to adjust, and a consistent quest for learning.
It is no secret that South Africa, like many others, is fighting a war for talent. With global competition intensifying, local companies simply cannot afford to lose top talent to their overseas competitors.
Competitiveness and business sustainability are dependent on the quality of leadership at the helm of the enterprise. However, finding, developing and engaging the next generation of leaders demands fresh models and new tools.