Author Archives: Franco Cronjé

Boiling to Death?

Urban myth has it that if you put a frog in a pot filled with tepid water and gradually heat it, the frog will adjust its body temperature accordingly. When the water is about to reach boiling point, the frog decides to jump out. At this stage, it has lost all its strength and eventually […]

The Freedom to Choose

I currently have the pleasure of reading a book written by Viktor Frankl titled Man’s search for Meaning. In this harrowing account of his survival of the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II he comes to one very specific conclusion as a result of his ordeal. He summarises it as follows: “Forces beyond your […]

Leader of the Pack

For the onlooker, the title of leader seems glamorous, almost red carpet-like. But for the leader, the reality is sometimes far from it! Carrying the weight of the business and the ambition of every employee are taxing and all-consuming. Getting the business to move forward and the team to progress in the same direction whilst […]