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Leading Better in 2021 – by Mary Laniyan Enterprise Agile Coach, Consultant & Trainer

Creating an enabling environment where teams can thrive was an ongoing conversation pre-Covid. However, while some organisations forged ahead giving it all the effort it deserves to yield the desired outcomes, inertia got the best of others. Understandably, some organisations have been very successful with their traditional cultures and structures in an environment of relative […]

How to Win in the Banking Space in 2021 by Nicki Halle, Executive Search Consultant.

“Banking is necessary; banks are not.” Bill Gates Research by McKinsey found that banks in Africa that had reset their strategy in the advent of COVID19, now face enormous opportunities in the new commercial landscape we find ourselves in. The consulting firm projected that the number of banked Africans will hit 450 million by 2022, up […]

Leaders of Impact – Seni Sulyman – Part II: Building a High-Performance Culture

Nearly five years after Executives in Africa placed Seni Sulyman as Director of Operations in Andela, Nigeria, it is clear he has had a huge impact on that business and the people he worked with there as he rose to become VP of Global Operations.  He is a unique and talented leader, and I am […]

Leaders of Impact – Seni Sulyman – Part I: What Sets you Apart as a Leader?

Seni Sulyman stood out as something special from the moment I first spoke to him back in February 2016.  We were running a Search for a Director of Operations for a high growth tech business in Nigeria and ‘something special’ was exactly what Andela had asked us to find for them to scale the business […]

Executives in Africa and Lightbulb Performance Management Webinar – A huge success!

Last week, Executives in Africa hosted its first live Webinar event, attended by over 300 delegates, entitled ‘Managing Performance for Overnight Results’.  We teamed up with Paul Marsh, from Lightbulb, as part of an ongoing and innovative series of events we are planning as we head into 2021. As COVID has spread across the world, […]

8 tips for video call success on Microsoft Teams and Zoom

COVID19 has shaped our lives in an unprecedented fashion in 2020. With restrictions on office attendance and travel across the world, video interviewing has become the new norm for businesses to operate, talk to clients and recruit candidates for roles. Given this situation, it is vitally important to make sure you are prepared and comfortable […]

Identifying the Right Leaders during Crisis Management – Can you hire someone you haven’t met?

This global coronavirus pandemic has placed us all in unchartered territory where business plans have been thrown out the window overnight and we are all adjusting to globally ever-changing circumstances. Consensus is that we won’t return to ‘normal’ and as such we have to deal with this new reality. We find ourselves having to act […]

Beyond the Workplace – How to Get Your Staff Engaged and Aligned During the COVID19 Outbreak.

Wow– what a difference a week makes.  It feels like the world has shifted on its axis.  The outbreak of Covid-19, or Coronavirus, is accelerating changes in our daily lives as quickly as it’s spreading through the global population.  Following government advice, many companies are now asking their teams to work remotely, and for many […]

Making an Impact with Executives in Africa.

It’s absolutely amazing to think that Executives in Africa has been in operation for a Decade! In those 10 years, I’ve been fortunate the have been both sides of the line as Client and Candidate, this enabling me to provide some unique insight into the operations, culture and values of Executives in Africa. In 2010 […]

EiA – Gold Sponsors of AFSIC 2020 in London May 5-7th 2020

We are very proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 8th Annual AFSIC event which is being held May 5-7th May in London. This is probably the biggest investment event focused solely on Africa with more than 1500 top African Investors from over 40 countries are expected to be attending to build their business […]