Vision Statements

Vision Statements are synonymous with the expedition charter (business plan), which ultimately determines the success of an organization in terms of financial and non-financial performance. Vision Statement Definition: a succinct phrase describing the clear and inspirational long-term desired change resulting from an organization or program’s initiative. The purpose of the vision statement is 1) to create an image in the minds of investors, customers, managers, and diggers of a destination (goal), and its arrival date, and […]

Captain’s Log: 110608 06h30

Captain’s Log: 110608 06h30 —29° 00′ South latitude and 24° 00′ East longitude—near the Eastern Cape of South Africa— Lead, Manage or Dig was conceptualized during my on-boarding to a challenging mining project in the hills and on the beaches of Madagascar in 2009. During that time I was fortunate to have experienced an Organization where the Leaders were engaged in tactically meeting their collective challenges and their Managers were busy cultivating values across a wide-range of National […]

High-performance Organization

What defines the HpO (High-performance Organization) is not merely its ability to sustain a five-year advantage over its competitors in terms of generating profits—although that is a favorable trait, especially to its shareholders. Possessing that quality alone would simply make a company a peak peforming organization. How the HpO and the peak performing organization differ is in their respective cultures;

Leadership vs Management

The dissimilarity in Leadership vs Management may seem obvious; leading is being effective, while managing is being efficient. Or is it the other way around? In the typical corporate treasure chest of human resource talent, Leadership would be a rare gem buried beneath heaps of Management silver coins—ensuring there is enough money to keep everyone busy.