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Mentorship Practice on the Go – Introduction

Mentorship Practice on the Go – Introduction

I will be publishing a series of articles under the main Theme: Mentorship Practice on the Go Series. Even though the term Mentorship originates from the Greek mythology, when Telemacus assigned his friend Mentor to take care and guide his son in his absence due to the […]

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The LEKGOTLA Way Conversation (African Methodology)

The LEKGOTLA Way Conversation (African Methodology)

The Origin, Rules, and Modern Relevance: The word Lekgotla is an African word used to describe a meeting of a traditional court, a council meeting or a public meeting. The meeting is chaired by the King, Chief or Headsman and decisions are arrived at by consensus of […]

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The Art of Being Original and Letting Go of the Ideas to Evolve

The Art of Being Original and Letting Go of the Ideas to Evolve

I often wonder why we hate reading other people’s writing. Early in my academic life I realized that most of the human beings do not have staying power to finish reading other people’s writing. I thought that this was weaknesses and that it must be embarrassing to […]

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Work Ethic (Consistency, Repetition, Staying Power and Hard Work): Recipe for Success

Work Ethic (Consistency, Repetition, Staying Power and Hard Work): Recipe for Success

Consistency: Once we have started an initiative, project, programme or a process that we are convinced of its impact on our lives, and it is certain to take us to our destiny, and becomes our legacy, we must perfect one particular aspect of our behaviour and that […]

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Multiple Applications of the LEKGOTLA Methodology

Multiple Applications of the LEKGOTLA Methodology

HERITAGE SPECIAL: the September month is a Heritage Month in South Africa. We recognize and celebrate our cultural history and heritage from our forefathers and -mothers. During this month we make effort to remember who we are, share our diverse cultures and traditional practices. There is no […]

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What Is a Coaching Perspective? (Coaching Model)

What Is a Coaching Perspective? (Coaching Model)

Coaching can only take place when there is a coaching client, often referred to as a coachee. This means that coaching is always about the client. The client and coach are partners in the coaching programme. The coach is not a superior but a partner and facilitates […]

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What Is a Coaching Purpose? (Coaching Model)

What Is a Coaching Purpose? (Coaching Model)

Coaching is a structured facilitated learning intervention. The coach and the coachee establish the reason for which they are embarking on a coaching programme together. No coaching should be entered into without the reason being commonly understood. Some clients are referred to coaching by their sponsors, mostly […]

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What Is a Coaching Process? (Coaching Model)

What Is a Coaching Process? (Coaching Model)

Coaching is offered as a programme with clearly defined steps from the proposal stage to the graduation from the programme. Not all these steps involve the client. However, about ninety percent of the programme involves the person being coached. There are obvious generic steps that each programme […]

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Requirements for a Successful Coaching Relationship

Requirements for a Successful Coaching Relationship

Coaching is about transformation and change, i.e. transitioning from the Current State of Being (CSoB) to the Future State of Being (FSoB). This suggests that the client must go through stages of change to achieve his/her Destiny. For the relationship between the coach and client to be […]

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Human Capital Development Imperatives for a Progressive South Africa

Human Capital Development Imperatives for a Progressive South Africa

A DILEMMA: Having taken a decision to leave your company for greener pastures, and then receive a counter-offer, puts you in a dilemma. The stakes are very high and whatever decision you arrive at has its own implications. Your current employer is in an advantageous position, because […]

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