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So far Rod Butterss has created 5 blog entries.

Passion ~ A fundamental ingredient

“Every morning in Africa a Gazelle wakes up, It knows it must run faster than the fastest Lion or it will be killed Every morning in Africa a Lion wakes up It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death It doesn’t matter whether you’re a Lion or a [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:43:53+00:00June 12th, 2017|

Amadeus ~ a start-up journey

I have been blessed to have had led four amazing start-ups and to have been at the helm of those market leading brand stories over that thirty year period, brands such as Icon, Ambit, Ajilon and Phoenix. We managed to create literally hundreds of millions in shareholder value and build high performing teams that generated [...]

By |2017-07-21T12:38:38+00:00June 12th, 2017|

Transform or get left behind

Competition in business and sport as we know it is getting more fierce by the day. Businesses and sporting clubs are or should be constantly searching for that elusive edge, transformation talk is now common vernacular, if you’re not actively transforming your business or your club as a continuous improvement project, the digital tsunami will [...]

By |2017-07-21T12:37:33+00:00June 1st, 2017|

Amadeus…to be or not to be…was the question

I’ve been in the recruitment industry for more than thirty years, I’ve seen my fair share of the good, the bad and the ugly and I’ve been fortunate enough to have been involved in many highly successful IT brands including Icon, Ambit, Phoenix and Ajilon. So, it started with not much more than a hunch [...]

By |2017-08-11T19:42:27+00:00May 31st, 2017|

Success & Leadership

Success and leadership, do they go hand in hand or are they mutually exclusive? Just because someone is successful does that automatically mean they are a good leader? The answer in my experience is a resounding no. The ingredients for success in my experience include right place right time, hard work, persistence and more than [...]

By |2017-07-21T12:38:21+00:00May 26th, 2017|