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Dale Williams

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Dale Williams lives a portfolio life. Working to bring out the best in people, he invests in individuals and businesses where there is mutual benefit. Investment comes in the form of time, expertise or money and returns are expected, either financially or in the form of new learning and experience.

He found himself an accidental banker in 2004 when he was asked to head up Standard Chartered Bank's retail business in South Africa. A great experience which confirmed that his skills lay in areas outside of banking.

More recently he has developed a portfolio of activities which include Executive Coaching, Lecturing, Facilitating Strategy and Scenario Planning Sessions and occasional writing. He has some entrepreneurial business interests and most importantly, family interests. He enjoys spending time with his two young daughters, his wife, his surfboard, mountain bike, microlight aeroplane and trail running shoes.

He has an MA from Middlesex.

Zille’s decision contrary to research

Harvard Business Review have just emailed me the story that is being run by most major French publications about how women on management teams have…

On being a recovering racist

I have had a few cathartic experiences living in this beautiful country of ours. One of them was in 1989 sitting in a room full of fellow students debating issues which to us at the time were very important for our organization, AIESEC. We were gathered from twenty or so campuses around the country in a meeting room at Wits. At a point I looked around the room and realized that everything I had learned about race until that point was a lie.

Dead wrong about Zuma

It is a few days before president-elect Jacob Zuma is sworn into office. His journey thus far has been colourful to say the least and…