Author Archives: zak

Leaders and Mentors

Preparing the Youth Lilian Baylis School in Lambeth, south London was regarded by many as [...]

Soft Power is Smart Power

It’s More Than Academia I had just finished my address to the gathered officers of [...]

Leading from the Front

A Generational Leadership Shift PPS – Izak Smit Another fascinating trip to Johannesburg led me [...]

The Squandering of Soft Power

A New Age of Leadership There was a time when the people worked for the [...]

Older Doesn’t Mean Better

Leadership Through the Dip Exceptional times demand exceptional leadership. And make no mistake about it, [...]

Higher and Higher

5 Ways to Create an Inclusive Culture The technology division of Vodafone, like far too [...]

The Illusion of Inclusion

We Don’t See Things The Same I was meeting Priyanka’s mother for the first time, [...]

Where’s Rene?

BBC Children in Need Having worked with The Executive Team of BBC Children in Need [...]

On the Journey to Diversity

African Development Bank Back in Abidjan, Ivory Coast with the African Development Bank (AfDB), I [...]

Emotionally Unintelligent

Theresa May has been cruelly nicknamed the Maybot, for her robotic and unemotional responses to [...]