Legends of Leadership and Management: Itō Hirobumi (1841-1909)

He is considered the father of modern Japan. He was instrumental in influencing the transformation of Japan from a feudal, isolated regime into a modern, democratic and global economy. As home minister in 1878, he focused on boosting and westernizing the economy of Japan. As Japan’s first Prime Minister from 1885, he ensured Japan was… Read More Legends of Leadership and Management: Itō Hirobumi (1841-1909)

The Olympics Spirit – grit, courage and camaraderie – inspiring moments in Olympics history

As the Rio Olympics get off to a flying start, here is a look at some inspiring moments through time, that helped define, the spirit of the Olympics: 2016 (Rio) – the first ever Refugees Olympics Team: The story of the plight of refugees came center stage at the Rio Olympics when 10 athletes marched… Read More The Olympics Spirit – grit, courage and camaraderie – inspiring moments in Olympics history

Legends of leadership and management – Roald Amundsen (1872 – 1928)

He was an explorer with a dream of reaching the ends of the earth. He achieved it through sound management techniques in an era/area where information was still at a discovery stage. He is credited with being the first to reach both the North and the South Poles. His South Pole conquest stands out because… Read More Legends of leadership and management – Roald Amundsen (1872 – 1928)