Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

Young white South Africans…where are you?

In 2013 Janet Jobson, who is driving our leadership development portfolio, wrote an article under the heading “Young white South Africans…where are you?” which was published on Mail and Guardian’s Thought Leader website in March (read it here).  In the article Janet reflects on the challenges that Activate!, “a programme that supports a diverse network of […]

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Posted on 29 January 2014 under From Head & Heart, From Head and Heart: Game-Changing Leaders.

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Update on Activate!

In January 2012 an ambitious new programme – Activate! Leadership for Public Innovation – was launched with the aim of building a network of young leaders from across the poles of South Africa that could collectively tackle South Africa’s biggest challenges. Last year 182 Activators completed the intensive residential component of the programme and are […]

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Posted on 23 April 2013 under DGMT Points of Interest, Game-Changing Leaders.

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Experiencing Activate!

I dream that Mount Frere will produce the top performing matriculants in the country and all its schools will achieve a 100% matric pass rate. Those of you who know Mount Frere know just how big my dream is, but for those of you who don’t here are the facts: lowest matric pass rate (47.2%) […]

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Posted on 22 March 2013 under DGMT Points of Interest, Game-Changing Leaders, Opportunity 3: Implementation Experience.

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Exploring the factors that stimulate agency

In this learning brief Lucca Leadership South Africa looks at the factors that awaken and develop agency – the drive within an individual, organisation or community to make a difference that uplifts others around them in order to make the world a better place for all. They consider the key factors and barriers to creating […]

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Posted on 31 January 2013 under Hands-on Issue 6 (Sept-Dec 2012), Hands-on Issue 6 (Sept-Dec 2012), Hands-on Learning Briefs, Learning Briefs: Game-Changing Leaders, Opportunity 1: Implementation Experience, What we've learned.

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Activate! Project and Ideas Catalogue

2012 is the first year of the Activate!, public innovation and leadership incubator. Working with young South Africans it aims to build a critical mass of think-out-of-the-box trendsetters who have the skills, sense of self, and spark to reshape South African society and meet its toughest challenges.   This year the Activators embarked on a […]

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Posted on 14 December 2012 under DGMT Points of Interest, Game-Changing Leaders.

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Wayne Blauw, Programme manager, Western Cape Education Foundation

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Anna Morris. If there is a maxim that Wayne Blauw lives by, it is this: ‘A good leader inspires people to have confidence in them, but a great leader inspires others to have confidence in themselves.’ As programme manager of the Western Cape Education Foundation, a public- […]

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Posted on 30 October 2012 under From Head & Heart, From Head and Heart: Game-Changing Leaders, Opportunity 9: Reflection and Analysis.

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TsiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Pip Wheaton, Executive Director, enke: make your mark

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Leigh Meinert. A personal call to action led Australian born Pip Wheaton to South Africa and the helm of an organisation that encourages young people, and those around them, to shift their perception of what young people are capable of achieving. Spurred by her studies in morality […]

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Posted on 26 October 2012 under From Head & Heart, From Head & Heart: Resourceful Young Children, From Head and Heart: Game-Changing Leaders.

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Patmanathan Pillai, Founder and CEO, Life college group, Ashoka fellow

By Karen Le Roux, based on an interview by Anna Morris With the view that “consciousness, mentality, mindset and attitude are elements that shape one’s self-concept and ultimately one’s behaviour, character and approach to life,” entrepreneur and committed social activist Patmanathan Pillai has embarked on a sustainable social business model that has his personal mantra […]

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Posted on 25 July 2012 under From Head & Heart, From Head and Heart: Game-Changing Leaders, Opportunity 3: Reflection and Analysis.

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Anisha Archary, Human Resources Director, Old Mutual

By Jackie Lagus, based on an interview by Anna Morris. Anisha Archary has devoted herself to a life of continuous learning – and in the process, is helping others to achieve their dreams and ambitions. As Old Mutual’s human resources director of emerging markets, Archary has the task of managing the people issues, strategy and […]

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Posted on 22 June 2012 under From Head & Heart, From Head and Heart: Game-Changing Leaders.

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TSiBA’s Leadership Development Perspectives: Ilana Wetzler, CEO, LUCCA Leadership South Africa

By Karen Leroux, based on an interview by Anna Morris. In addition to training passionate and driven individuals, it is essential to focus on individuals who occupy existing leadership roles to really have a positive and enduring impact on global society, claims social architect, transformational leadership activist, CEO of Lucca Leadership South Africa, and international […]

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Posted on 22 June 2012 under From Head & Heart, From Head and Heart: Game-Changing Leaders, Opportunity 3: Reflection and Analysis.

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