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7 Questions on Leadership with Mamede Gonçalves Bane

Name: Mamede Gonçalves Bane

Title: Student

Organisation: Technical university of Angola

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

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


Jonno White

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

Inspiring others.

Honing Effectiveness, developing employees

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

Have a vision for your team and your company.

Be a good listener and problem solver.

Recognize the value of creativity in the workforce.

Learn to motivate people.

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

Identify the time of the day when I'm most productive.

Set priorities for the next day.

Work on difficult tasks first

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

How to be an effective leader.

I remembered this lesson always.

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?

The only leadership book you'll ever need.

I've learned everything I need about leadership

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

If you fall down 8 get up 9

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

Leadership through survival-Malala YousafZai's campaign for Female education.

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