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Accelerated development for women where its needed most

  “Conventional wisdom says that women hit a ‘glass ceiling’  that prevents them from reaching senior leadership positions. In reality, the biggest obstacle that women face is the first step up to the role of manager – the ‘broken rung’. This broken rung results in more women getting stuck at the...

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You cannot pour from an empty cup

The role of leaders is to inspire and equip employees to bring their best to their work every day. Leadership matters most during tough times and the role of a leader has never been tougher. Coach, Supporter, Confidant, Cheerleader, Strategist, Predictor, Protector, Implementer and Extremely Tough...

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UNEP’s staff retreat yields inspiring results

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has an inspiring vision and mandate. But to fulfill this, the people in all its divisions need to be inspired and connected so that they can work together effectively to achieve UNEP’s objectives. Recent changes to its Corporate Services Division,...

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Golf 4 Life: Helping SAGDB ‘Build the Game, Grow the Nation’

Golf 4 Life, Free To Grow’s 2-day personal development programme for youth, travels across the country in partnership with the South African Golf Development Board (SAGDB) to deliver on their vision of deepening their touch on the youth through growing their psychological capital (PsyCap). [caption id="attachment_18822"...

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MTO Forestry’s first-line leaders Soar! from ‘good to great’

In 2017, MTO Forestry embarked on a company-wide leadership development journey, with a focus on developing and investing in their emerging and first-line leaders. Wanting an approach that could cut across sectors and engage people on all levels, MTO appointed Free To Grow to present...

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Making Dreams a Reality: De Beers Zimele celebrates empowered entrepreneurs

De Beers Zimele Kleinzee Hub recently celebrated the growth of their SMME clients who enrolled during 2018 for training, support and mentorship. Zimele, which means ‘standing on one’s own feet’ in Zulu, is the name of De Beer’s internationally recognised socio-economic development programme that empowers entrepreneurs...

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