1. Andre van Heerden

    Andre van Heerden
    Director of The Power of Integrity Ltd. Andre is the designer of the corporate workshop programme The Power of Integrity. He is the author of Leaders and Misleaders and An Educational Bridge for Leaders. Since studying law at Rhodes University in South Africa, Andre has been a history teacher, a deputy headmaster, a soldier, a policeman, a refugee, an advertising writer, a creative director, an immigrant, a marketing communications strategist, an account director for leading multinational brands, a marketing consultant, a conference speaker, and an expert on leadership. His career in advertising involved working with blue-chip brands like Toyota, Lexus, Ford, Jaguar, Honda, Renault, Kodak, Canon, American Express, Kimberley Clark, SC Johnson, and John Deere. The Power of Integrity Program has developed leadership in the dairy industry, food production, retail, the financial sector, environmental science, real estate, advertising, print production, governmental services, education and training, accountancy, and legal services. Contact Andre on 09 535 8932 or 0274 831 431 or amd@xtra.co.nz or at www.powerofintegrity.com

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    The Courage to Lead

    Some years back, the feminist writer Fay Weldon was quoted in Time Magazine as saying: “The old traditional values of constancy, gravitas, restraint, heroism, dignity, and honour are seen as belonging to a past world. Perhaps they do. Perhaps it is no bad thing.”

    Divided minds, defective leadership

    American business spends around $14 billion a year on leadership development, evidently without much return.

    Leadership and Sustainability in Business

    History tells us a great deal about leadership and sustainability.

    Quo Vadis?

    “Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.” Albert Einstein

    Leaders unleash creativity

    “We looked at peace and security as a problem to be solved and not as a work to be made.” Dorothy Sayers