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7 Questions on Leadership with Jane Sadhinah Butao

Name: Jane Sadhinah Butao

Title: Graduate Trainee

Organisation: Mbire Rural District Council, Zimbabwe

Come from a family of three children, I am the first born

Lady aged 27

An accountant by profession

Graduated in 2021

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

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


Jonno White

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

Rejection by the people being led

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

First started leading when I was still in high school, I was the school head-girl

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

8 hours from Monday to Friday

If my desk is full I give my self extra 2 hours

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

You have to endure every situation whether it is reaction or otherwise

If you are a good leader you don't expect everyone to like you .. you will never be everyone's favorite

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?

Mindset of a Milionnaire

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

You should stand firm because you are prone to face storms n the journey of a good leader is kinder thorny.

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