Why not spend 3 Saturdays, from 09h00 to 15h00 with me to teach you about the essentials of Project Management and Leadership? I intend to host a workshop where you will practically learn:1. What a project is2. How to navigate the project cycle3. Developing a case and charter for your project4. The work breakdown, sequencing and scheduling for projects5. Control methods5. Very valuable leadership and teamwork leanings from my own experience4 May at 09:00 until 18 May at 15:00 733 Silver Shower…See More
""And I would hypothesize that certain work environments tend to reward psychopathic behavior."
Sadly I think that you are correct - it always appears that the people who are hard, angry, toy throwing who appear to get ahead. However saying…"
The most fascinating book I have ever read!! I tell you based on this we tend to test leaders trats as desirable for many of the psychopathic traits that they mention here. And I would hypothesize that certain work environments tend to reward psychopathic behavior. I have now taken two of these tests myself, and on the one I score average, but significantly below the threshold and on the other I score low. But wow this is an eye opener!!Written by Oxford Psychology Professor Kevin DuttonThe…See More
Some time ago, as a result of some incidents in my own career I wrote few tweets on the topic of consulting (named it "Consulting 101"). Recent events that challenged thinking in terms of ethics made me decided to consolidate these in a BLOG:Invoicing:Do not invoice before you finished the work. Except if you made a prior arrangement or the client ask you to do so. However, if you are unsure about the payment credentials of the client, dont be scared to ask for a guarantee payment upfrontDo not…See More
Many, specifically engineers and economists argue that it is time to mechanize mining, given the current labour unrest and also the wake of Marikana. The basic idea is that it current depths and other physical considerations actually demands it and at the same time will the cost savings eventually benefit the economy as a whole. Here are some of my ideas on the issue:The issue is not only about cost saving and making profit. It is about reasonable profit (Business Economics 101) and whether the…See More
"Very well put Phil.
To my knowledge, there isn't an institution in SA that offers a qualification in Leadership. Yes, MBAs and other degree and diploma courses sometimes have a module on leadership and there are a few 'certificate'…"
"Thanks Phil and Jean - I have an interesting article from last week's Mail and Guardian - I'll scan and add as well - provides interesting context as well.
After years of participating in job grading one of the definitions that is…"
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your blog is really interesting. TIPP Focus members are doing well. We have just moved to a brend new building in Midrand. It will be a pleasure if you can vistit us at: The Willows office Park, Erand Gardens - next to Vodacom. We have a beautiful training venue there, etc.
Thabelo and Jack are doing very well. Business is coming from all Angles. We have a new accreditation with the LG SETA for all Units Standards of MFMA - so we are targeting all Municipalities accross the country.We seem to be the best training Provider thus far in that regards!!!! You are Welcomed to join us when you are free, we have classes waiting for your excellent facilitation skills... It is really good to hear from you. hoping your wife and daughter are well. No, I missed out on my overseas trip but praying for another opportunity, maybe your daughter can invite me, ha!ha! is she still abroad? Wishing you the best
a. Passionate thought leader and problem solver in the areas of leadership and organization development, human capital management intervention design and project management
b. Extensive experience in the application of project management techniques and is regarded an expert in supporting software packages
c. Advanced degrees in organization psychology and human capital management, and published extensively, including the SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, People Management, and HR Future. In addition I have collaborated on two book projects as co-author and contributor.
d. Received the ESKOM Top Honours Student Award in 1991 for Academic Leadership and Excellence