Category Archives: Talent Development

Taking Small Steps is the Key to Improve Your Leadership Behaviour


By Manie Bosman “So I realise that I have to change the way in which I’m leading people. Can you give me just five things I can do to be a better leader from now on?” In the nearly two … Continue reading

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You Might Not Like it, But Bad is Stronger than Good


By Manie Bosman The owner of a car dealership I once knew was regarded by most who knew him as a complex man. He demanded that each working day started with a motivational team talk which was compulsory for all … Continue reading

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Neuroleadership: Lead in a Way That Will Engage People’s Minds


By Manie Bosman A few days ago I was in a bookstore and just about to pay when the cashier – a young lady – was interrupted by a colleague demanding to know why she had left her lunch box … Continue reading

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Proof From Neuroscience That Trusting People Makes Them More Trustworthy


By Manie Bosman Speaking to a business owner recently who had been suffering significant losses as a result of theft by employees, I was quite surprised when at one point he out rightly declared “I don’t trust any of these … Continue reading

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They Might Follow You Into Battle, But Is That Enough?


By Manie Bosman Watching the D-Day landing of Allied forces on the coast of Normandy as portrayed in the epic Saving Private Ryan with my son recently, I was once again struck by the mind-boggling obedience of soldiers as they … Continue reading

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What We Learn About Cross-Cultural Communication By Staring at the Moon


By Manie Bosman I regularly present seminars via *Virtual Classroom for participants all over the globe – the United States, Netherlands, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, the United Kingdom, Turkey, India, Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and Australia – to name but … Continue reading

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Secret for Success: 10 000 Hours versus Natural Talents


By Manie Bosman What is the ultimate “secret for success” – something that explains why or how some individuals rise above the crowd and become the celebrated success stories of their time? Right now there are two popular theories which … Continue reading

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