Effective leadership

If you get people, blind fold them and ask them to begin throwing stones, can they hit the same target? This is why many leaders have the vision, objectives, know where the business is heading. Unfortunately don’t have the art of how to create commitment and team alignment to ensure the different departments; CEO, HR, Finance and operations have same clarity of the journey. If you give these people roles but don’t show them how they fit their core activities into the bigger picture of the business, they will be throwing arrows in different directions. They will never hit the target.

At the end of the day, you will see the business growing but sluggishly. The question is; “Is the pace of your business the one it should be at considering the resources and the kind of people that you have?” people come to work but are not aware of the most pressing issue of the business. That is poor leadership!


“Is the pace of your business the one it should be at considering the resources and the kind of people that you have?”


I want to invite you to my world. At the end of the day, everyone needs a mentor. You need someone who keeps your feet on fire even if things are not right. This mentor helps provides you with essentialfocus but also clarity of HR, CEO, Finance, and Operations. What are the key priorities of the business so that when HR or Finance are working, they are focused towards attaining the same target?

Once you have clarity at each level and their performance priorities are aligned, there is efficiency in the business. That’s what makes good leadership.

Good leadership is able to create commitment at each level so that all staff have clarity of the direction. When you see people talk about demotivation, team building, it is a sign of lack of clarity of their role in the journey.

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Mustapha Barnabas Mugisa is one of those rare people who provides business consulting and advisory to professionals and corporate entities who demand the very best. He is a prolific speaker and governance (strategy and risk) expert. His speaking involves making key notes at major conferences and business events on both technical subjects and leadership skills. A change agent and motivational speaker. Mustapha provides tools and proven methodologies to remarkable results through making people appreciate change. Visit Mustapha's LinkedIn profile to know more. Mustapha is the architect of #WinningMindset Leadership and #WinningTheGame strategy approach that combines Harvard Business strategy Playing To Win, with the Blue Ocean Strategy and Balanced Score Card to deliver a strategy that is easy to execute and monitor. Visit for special insights to improve your condition. Are you too good to be great?

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