LEADERSHIP

Women in Corporate Boards: Shattering the glass ceiling of African companies

On the first day of the 7th edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM taking place in Kigali, distinguished female speakers discussed ways of breaking barriers that are limiting the number of women counterparts on the corporate boards of African companies.

4 Ways to Bring Mentorship to Life at Your Company

Mentors and mentees alike agree that mentorship is an effective way to learn. So why, according to the Association for Talent Development, do just 29 percent of workers have access to a formal mentoring program?

Balance for Better: 5 Most Inspiring Ghanaian Female Business Leaders

As we celebrate women from across the world for their individual and collective contributions and accomplishments, one thing that stands tall is the emergence of women leaders in various sectors such as business, governance, politics, entertainment and media across Africa.With the global theme for 2019 as Balance for Better, it is prudent we get to celebrate & learn from the lives of African women who have achieved outstanding milestones in their careers and have become a beacon of hope and role models for the next generation.From humble beginnings in the Banking, Technology, Mining & Taxation sectors, these women have established a sterling career which affords them the opportunity to lead various multinational organisations in discharging exceptional results with a remarkable combined working experience which sums up to about 100 years.

How to Hire Someone with a Growth Mindset

The growth mindset theory was brought to prominence by Carol Dweck, a Stanford psychology professor, and in simple terms it suggests that “we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems”.Rather than labeling people as smart or not, musical or not, good at math or not, talented or not, and so on, Dweck argues that with effort we can learn how to improve in every area.

4 Things Leaders Must Learn to Do

Over the past twenty years, we’ve helped thousands of CEOs and presidents tackle their biggest challenges in our Course for Presidents at Aileron. We’ve...

15 of The Most Common Interview Questions and Answers

Do you have an interview coming up? Yes, you do. Every time you meet someone new, you are in an interview. Each time you...

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