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Is errant leadership alone to blame?

Theories abound why the government is directionless. Little gets done, notwithstanding government’s stirring renewals of resolve. Gap between promise and performance is growing. A Government’s real currency is its credibility.…

The leadership deficit – II

Fast forward to modern times. After WWII, the victorious Allied powers met in Yalta to carve out the world and decide "Who wants what?". Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin were the…

Leadership

Leadership

By now much has been written and said about the terrorist attack on March 15 in Christchurch, New Zealand that claimed the lives of 51 innocent Muslims as they worshipped…

Failure Of Leadership

Failure of leadership

After the mass shooting of 50 Muslims in two mosques in New Zealand on March 15, 2019, US President Donald Trump had the perfect opportunity to condemn white supremacy and…

Missing Leadership

Missing leadership

One of the first things you learn in management is that you can delegate authority but you cannot delegate responsibility. Indeed, the central traits of effective leadership are to motivate…

Decapitating the leadership

NAWAZ Sharif is handed another jail sentence and Asif Ali Zardari’s fate hangs in the balance after a damning indictment  in a money-laundering investigation. Though foretold, the two events this week bring…

Time For A New Leadership?

Time for a new leadership?

Regardless of the merits of the cases against the leaders of the opposition or whether there is ‘selective accountability’ going on in the country, almost the entire leadership of the…

Leadership And U-turns

Leadership and U-turns

There is a thin line between being confident and being foolish. Confidence is a product of capability, skill, preparedness and self-belief which is reflected though the words and actions of…

Redefining Leadership

Redefining leadership

While ‘Naya’ Pakistan has not really come to fruition, its claimants have started compiling a new dictionary – with new definitions and interpretations of justice, accountability, personal attacks, rigging, begging…

Leadership Matters

Leadership matters

Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Justice and Development Party has once again won a new five-year term after securing absolute victory in the Turkish presidential elections. Initially due on November…