Tag: In Good Company Conference

Stewarding wealth

In a world where celebrity appears to be the highest calling, where everyone wants to be a leader or an owner, management is often seen as a second-rate calling. Stewardship, however, is closer to the idea of management than leadership, and a critically important theme in scripture. In this African Philanthropy Forum article, Neil Hart shares how true philanthropy is based on stewardship and outlines some key principles and paradigms to keep in mind when stewarding wealth for greater purposes than ourselves.

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Raising up and releasing leaders

‘Good leadership is about empowering others to go beyond where you have gone,’ says founder of the International Sports Movement, Eddie Waxer. In this article from our Elevate podcast, Eddie shares on the core values of humility and trust when raising up and releasing a generation of new leaders. So long as leaders want to prioritise the mission over themselves, Eddie says that leaders need to ‘lead from the back’ in order to empower those who are leading the movement on the ground.

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A season of rebuilding

In this article Mergon Chairman Dick van der Walt provides wise insight from Zechariah 4 on how to successfully navigate transitions and ‘move with resilience and authentic hope from disorientation to inspiration’. What is key to this process, he suggests, is leading with a mindset of abundance. It’s a mindset that is often counter-cultural but foundational to the Biblical perspective, rooted in the confidence of God’s all-sufficiency, and one that will serve as a compass when building businesses with purpose.

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Mertech Marine: a circular economy solution

Business can be a powerful catalyst for social good. That’s why our investment portfolio is structured to scale and grow our Kingdom impact in society. Mergon investee company, Mertech Marine, is an innovative model of submarine cable recovery and recycling that offers an environmentally sustainable solution. In today’s world of ever-increasing demands on the environment, Mertech Marine is playing its part in the circular economy.

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When worldviews collide – and how the Gospel reconciles

Our worldview shapes how we do things and what we value most in this world. But what happens when differing worldviews collide? How can the Gospel help us navigate these differences and build bridges of understanding? In Ziwani’s first online ‘At the Lake’ discussion, we explored this question, drawing from the insight of 4 seasoned panelists who effectively create ‘safe, brave spaces’ for cross-cultural understanding to emerge.

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Unlocking the power of partnerships in world missions

When organisations, ministries, churches and missionaries start working together and join their networks to accomplish a shared vision, the possibilities for Kingdom impact exceed any and all expectations. In this Elevate Leadership podcast entitled ‘Unlocking the power of partnerships in world missions’, Kärin Butler Primuth of visionSynergy shares about the work they do as an organisation to champion the power of collaboration and multi-organisational networks.

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8 Characteristics of Excellent Leaders

Drawing on decades of experience in high profile positions, Martin Kuscus highlights 8 characteristics of excellent leaders. He encourages those who desire leadership to start with the critical question: why? What motivates my ambitions to lead – and do these ambitions serve a higher purpose than my own career goals? Martin offers practical advice which, if applied over time, can help pave the way to a meaningful and impactful leadership career.

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Building an organisational culture of prayer

God moves in extraordinary ways when ordinary people pray. So how can we grow a culture of prayer in the organisations we serve or lead? Brian Heasley of the 24-7 Prayer Movement recommends four practical ways: model it, teach it, institutionalise and celebrate the victories that come through persevering prayer. This is an encouraging read, filled with practical handles on cultivating a lifestyle of prayer in your organisation and home.

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Becoming a healthy spiritual leader

Behind every healthy organisation is a healthy leadership team. But how do you know if your leadership is actually healthy and cultivating organisational vitality? For over 20 years, Dr Johan Beukes has been helping leaders to answer this question – enabling them to bounce back from burnout and thrive through diversity and change. In this podcast Johan explores the mindsets and habits that both hinder and harness our spiritual and leadership formation.

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Finding light in the chaos – why SA’s future is bright

In his opening address of last year’s Nation Builder In Good Company conference, 702 Money Show and Cape Talk host Bruce Whitfield gave us compelling reasons to see South Africa’s future as optimistic and filled with possibilities. In an era of disinformation, crisis and confusion, Bruce encourages us, like all great South African business leaders have done, to ‘navigate the noise’ and find opportunity amidst the chaos.

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