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7 Questions on Leadership with Derek Venter


Name: Derek Venter


Title: Managing Director


Organisation: Value Safety Specifics


25 yr experience in chemical & FMCG manufacturing, specializing Health, Safety, Environment, Risk & Quality Management




Thank you to the 2,000 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 Questions on Leadership!


I hope Derek's answers will encourage you in your leadership journey. Enjoy!


Cheers,

Jonno White



1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?


Convincing people


2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?


Learning and following footsteps


3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?


Confusing


4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?


Not everbody listens


5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?


African Wild Dogs : Success Through Pack Leadership : How to Create Pack Leadership and Produce Transformative Results


6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?


Stand your groung and look tall


7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?


King Solomon

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