Are you in a team that needs to urgently turn its performance around? Do you perhaps lead a team with problems or challenges that you probably think will never be resolved? Many leadership teams today face the enormous task of having to turn-around the performance of a business unit, a function, or perhaps the whole organisation. This week, Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) and Nqobile Ncobo unpack 'Relentless Implementation - Creating Clarity, Alignment and a Working Together Operating System to Maximize your Business Performance' by Alan Mulally and Adam Witty. The hosts reflect on how Mulally turned the near-bankrupt Ford Company around, as well as Boeing Commercial after their sales drastically decreased after 9/11. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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In this episode, Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo explore how to use Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) to make difficult business decisions. They unpack the four superpowers of OKRs: Focus, Align, Track, and Stretch (FATS), as well as their importance in advancing strong ideas through clarity, transparency, and accountability. The discussion is centred on John Doerr's book, 'Measure What Matters: OKRs: The Simple Idea that Drives 10x Growth'. Brought to you by SuperLead

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In this episode, Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo share five practices for bridging the strategy-to-execution gap that are used by today's winning businesses. They deep dive into strategies such as committing to an identity, translating the strategic into everyday, and putting your culture to work. The conversation is anchored on ‘Strategy That Works: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap’ by Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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This week, Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo speak about the steps to a healthy organisation. They unpack the notion that 'an organisation is healthy when it is whole, consistent and complete, when its management, operations and culture are unified'. The conversation is anchored on the book, ‘The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business’ by Patrick Lencioni. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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This week Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo unpack how the best leaders make everyone smarter. They explore two leadership styles: 'Multipliers' and 'Diminishers', to see why some leaders drain capability and intelligence from their teams, while others amplify it to create superior results. The discussion is anchored on the book, 'Multipliers: How the Best Leaders make Everyone Smarter' by Liz Wiseman. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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In this episode, Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo explore the idea of “less, but better”. They unpack the deliberate pursuit of less, which helps us regain control of our own decisions about where to spend our valuable time and energy, by forcing us to apply more selective criteria for what is essential - rather than granting others the implicit right to choose for us. The conversation is anchored on the book, 'Essentialism - The Disciplined Pursuit of Less' by Greg McKeown. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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This week Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo unpack strengths-based leadership. Effective leaders lead from their strengths, build strengths-based teams, and focus on what’s right about people - instead of obsessing with fixing their weaknesses. The discussion is anchored on the book, 'Strengths Based Leadership: Greater Leaders, Teams and Why People Follow' by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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In this first episode, Maanda Tshifularo and Nqobile Ngcobo talk about the leading with purpose mindset. The conversation is anchored on the audible original book called 'Finding your Purpose' by Christine Whelan. They deep dive into embracing a purpose mindset, and using your gifts in keeping with your value to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Brought to you by SuperLead.

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