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The future of coachinghttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/The-future-of-coaching.aspxThe future of coachingstring;#Octoberstring;#2017<div>​This year’s Leaderex was held at the Sandton Convention Centre in early September. It provided an opportunity for business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs to learn about the digital future, explore career opportunities and investigate learning options. </div><div><br></div>
Why apply for a USB programme early?http://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Why apply for a USB programme early.aspxWhy apply for a USB programme early?string;#Julystring;#2017<p>​​​We are entering that time of the year when many people start to think about their future and what they need to do to find a sense of achievement career-wise.​</p>
Is an MBA the golden ticket to be a successful leader?http://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Is-an-MBA-the-golden-ticket-to-be-a-successful-leader.aspxIs an MBA the golden ticket to be a successful leader?string;#Octoberstring;#2017<div>When you think of a great leader, who comes to mind? Perhaps it’s a political figure, like Nelson Mandela or Winston Churchill; or maybe it’s someone from the business realm, like Steve Jobs or Henry Ford. While every great leader is unique, and in many ways a product of their historical context, they all share one vital characteristic: they inspire people. This is the essence of effective leadership, regardless of whether you’re commanding legions on the battlefield or managing a team in a tech start-up.</div>
The intrinsic link between responsible leadership and organisational performancehttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/The-intrinsic-link-between-responsible-leadership-and-organisational-performance.aspxThe intrinsic link between responsible leadership and organisational performancestring;#Octoberstring;#2017<p>​From an environmental, political and social standpoint, the global need for responsible leadership has never been as great as it is today. This is also true for the world of business, where poor and unethical leadership has a very real impact on the rest of the world. No business exists in a vacuum; just ask the tens of millions of people who lost their jobs in the 2008 financial crisis, who were gravely impacted by the high-risk speculative investments of a few Wall Street professionals.</p>
The evolution of leadership: How to become a modern leaderhttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/The-evolution-of-leadership-How-to-become-a-modern-leader.aspxThe evolution of leadership: How to become a modern leaderstring;#Novemberstring;#2017<p>​Has the practice of leadership evolved over time? One could argue that leadership best practices have changed with each new academic breakthrough, but humans have been physiologically identical for <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170928142016.htm" target="_blank"><span style="color:#a90a36;">at least 300,000</span>​</a> years with the same fundamental brain chemistry, emotional needs and motivational triggers. ​</p>
Why self-awareness makes you a better leaderhttp://www.usb.ac.za/knowledgehub/Pages/Why-self-awareness-makes-you-a-better-leader.aspxWhy self-awareness makes you a better leaderstring;#Octoberstring;#2017<p>​There are many guidelines and resources available to learn how to be an effective leader, but what are the driving forces behind one's leadership style? Leaders require an understanding of who they are and why they behave the way they do. They need to be able to evaluate their skills level, their areas of weakness and strength, and must be able to surface their value system and the methods they use to influence others.</p>