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Fundamentals

We are driven by

 

EMPATHY

It’s about understanding our clients’ needs intimately (as if they are our own), it’s about understanding user’s problems as intimately.

VIDEO: Dr Brené Brown on empathy. Brené is a research professor, author regular contributor to TED.

 

Empathy in business – Edward Rhodes, Dean, School of Public Policy, George Washington University

ARTICLE: Forbes – Why empathy is the force that moves business forward

Jayson Boyers (President and CEO of Cleary University) argues that behind every successful business, you are likely to find a leader who has mastered the skill of empathy.

One of the hallmarks of a successful business is its ability to harness creativity to constantly push into new territory. Without growth and innovation, businesses stagnate and eventually fade away. Those with staying power, however, have mastered an intangible, often overlooked factor that allows them to focus on the future with clarity: empathy. While that may surprise many, I am certain that the ability to connect with and relate to others—empathy in its purest form—is the force that moves businesses forward.

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IMAGINATION

Daring to see the world, businesses, challenges not just for what they are; but what they can be.

VIDEO: SAP center of excellence

 

VIDEO: Ron Johnson: Trust in Your Imagination and Instinct

 

THINKING

Using evidence and creativity to reason our way to the best possible solution.

VIDEO: Edward de Bono on creative thinking in business part (1 of 2)

 

VIDEO: Edward de Bono on creative thinking in business part (2 of 2)

 

RELATIONSHIPS

Appreciating people, building trust, great conversations, building meaningful bonds and prioritising client happiness.

VIDEO: A Formula for Building Trusting Relationships Harvard Business Review

 

COMMUNICATION

Getting the right message to the audience in the right way on the right platform.

VIDEO: Sean Follmer – Shape shifting tech will change work as we know it

 

CARING

Always trying to do what is right in every situation.

VIDEO: Creating ethical cultures in business: Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio

 

VIDEO: Why values-based leadership matters

 

COLLABORATING

Working with the best to deliver the best solution.

VIDEO: Sir Ken Robinson: Collaboration in the 21st Century

 

VIDEO: Spoek Mathambo’s / Vodafone #First musical collaboration with South African cultures and tribes

 

PERFORMANCE

Always acting towards achieving goals and meeting targets.

VIDEO: Daniel Goleman on Focus: The Secret to High Performance and Fulfillment

 

LEARNING

Always striving to improve by increasing our knowledge and experience in every endeavour.

VIDEO: The Importance of Continued Learning in Business

 

VIDEO: Message to young people from AliBaba President Mr Ma Yun