Entries by Brett Schlesinger

Drum Cafe With Al Gore at African Climate Change Programme Launch

Al Gore, former US Vice-President and climate change lobbyist, has launched the African branch of the Climate Reality Project, which aspires to assemble individuals and organisations to implement eco-friendly measures and “spread the truth” of climate change to communities on the continent. Towards a 700 attendees audience at the Climate Reality Project workshop throughout three […]

Fourth Lesson in Leadership: Confidence

Have you ever come across a leader who lacked confidence? How successful used to be his/ her subordinates? Self-doubt is not difficult to notice. Even if sometimes leaders can benefit from showing a slight vulnerability, it’s crucial that they preserve their control. Being confident enables us to accept bad appreciations, make lucid decisions, and most […]

Third Lesson in Leadership: Transparency

The expectation of a superior level of transparency between people who deal with one another, professionally speaking or not, has been fostered by the evolution of social media. What exactly does transparency mean? Swirling in a storm of information shaped in different ways: e-mails, text messages, YouTube videos, memos, instant messages, and more, it has […]

Second Lesson in Leadership: Support

How can we provide support to our teams? Do we encourage the team members to support one another? It might be useful to take some time to reflect on your own leadership skills. Think about the best leaders you’ve met in your life. What kind of characteristics do you find on them in order to […]

First Lesson in Leadership: Flexibility

Flexibility in Order to Become a Serving Leader Dealing with leadership and management issues in the workplace has become more challenging over the past few decades. Within the blog post “Old School Leadership is Out”, Roy Osing brings up some points of view, considering mainly that managers should focus on providing guidance and support rather than assigning […]

Satisfaction at Workplace

Rarely people look at their jobs as something joyful By delivering joy and interactive entertainment, Drum Cafe has been strengthening the ties between the companies’ ethos and respective employees, upgrading the commitment levels and improving productivity. Although it is not an easily measurable variable, it is interesting to observe and quantify the direct impact on the […]