The importance of the team is fundamental in sport -- and in business. A look at how some over-achieving squads performed in the recent World Cup can provide a valuable lesson for business leaders.
Research on proactive behavior shows it can help people perform better at their jobs. A failure to do so can be even more consequential.
Increasingly, young people across Africa are taking up Nelson Mandela's challenge of working to improve the lives of ordinary people.
The true bane of an organisation is a lack of engagement and job satisfaction among its employees. World Cup mania could actually help.
Positive emotions, such as passion, have an established foothold in airport books on great leadership and executive coaching seminars. However, overemphasising "positive" emotions can be problematic.
This year 77 women took part in the largest all-female expedition to Antarctica as part of a leadership training program. Rough weather enroute put group decision-making skills to the test.
The mindset, tools and techniques of designers can make us better leaders. Here's how.
Australia's local leadership, including businesses executives and politicians, is relatively weak compared to those in other nations.
Some leadership attributes, like being trustworthy or encouraging, are viewed the same way in all cultures but there are other traits that only spell leadership to people of Anglo-Celtic backgrounds.
With the fateful 30th Newspoll finally out there, the government on Monday descended into an orgy of destructive self-indulgence.
The Coalition trails 48-52%, compared with 47-53% a fortnight ago. The Australian reports it is only the second time since April last year that the government has come
Many among the public will discount Abbott's activities as just his usual trouble-making. The noise, however, reinforces the general impression of a fractured government.
The speech was delivered with panache and confidence. It had style, declaring to the nation and the world that he, Cyril Ramaphosa, was in charge.
The ancient Chinese teacher called reflection the best way to become wise, yet we rarely consider it a core trait of a great leader. It's time for that to change.
We may often criticise our lack of leaders. But leadership is not easy to define – even by leaders themselves.
According to a management scholar, a team's mindset and structure – not its stars – will often determine its success.
Research shows the ability to act strategically for the long term is a key component of successful leadership – and sorely lacking in Congress these days.
The people leading nonprofits are much less diverse than the communities they serve and there's no reason to expect that to change soon.
Free university education and land redistribution without compensation have far-reaching implications for South Africa's economy, and requires exceptional leadership.
While the government improved compared with the previous poll, this is the 24th consecutive Newspoll the Coalition has lost in two-party terms.