Tips piece on the 3 Ps of People, Proactivity and Preservation

How a focus on people, productivity and preservation turns businesses around   Internationally rated business turnaround expert Michael Dorn, owner and CEO of the multinational turnaround firm RTgroup, has been involved in some of the biggest business rescues in corporate history. His experience has taught him a few crucial life and business lessons for survival. […]

Leadership Intuition: Why top German CEO is optimistic about South Africa

Leadership Intuition: Why top German CEO is optimistic about South Africa   At a time when many South African business leaders lament the difficulties of doing business in SA, and emigration of skilled professionals continues to deepen the brain drain, one top German CEO is bucking the trend because of his enthusiasm for South Africa. […]

When it comes to real business survival, think turnaround, not rescue

When it comes to real business survival, think turnaround, not rescue Misconceptions about ‘business rescue’ may be causing SA entrepreneurs to lose their businesses Internationally rated business turnaround expert Michael Dorn, founder and CEO of the multinational turnaround firm RTgroup, has been involved in some of the biggest business survival stories in corporate history. His […]

Turnaround talk: Not all businesses can be saved and here’s why, expert explains

Turnaround talk: Not all businesses can be saved and here’s why, expert explains       Not all businesses can be rescued, but how do you know when a business is beyond saving? Globally recognised business turnaround expert Michael Dorn, founder and CEO of international turnaround firm the RTgroup, provides his insights. Dorn has worked inside […]

Four lessons the ocean can teach us about effective leadership

Four lessons the ocean can teach us about effective leadership   The ocean is a dynamic and transformative force that can teach us a lot about leadership, says globally recognised business turnaround expert, passionate ocean advocate and surfer Michael Dorn. Dorn guides top business leaders on how to proactively ride the waves of business growth […]

In the belly of the beast: The Michael Dorn story

In the belly of the beast: The Michael Dorn story     Business and life lessons learnt in turning around some of the world’s biggest failing companies Internationally rated business turnaround expert Michael Dorn is setting up a multinational turnaround firm in South Africa called the RTgroup. His story is one of valuable lessons learnt […]

Avoid business plateau: Gear-up for business success in 2023

Avoid business plateau: Gear-up for business success in 2023 International Turnaround expert, Michael Dorn, unpacks how to save your business before it’s too late   Not all businesses can be rescued, but how do you know when a business is beyond saving and how do you prevent it? Globally recognised business turnaround expert Michael Dorn, […]

Leadership lowdown: Lessons from the firing line as a European listed company CEO

Leadership lowdown: Lessons from the firing line as a European listed company CEO Global business turnaround expert Michael Dorn, whose RTgroup is headquartered in Cape Town, previously captained the ship of a listed company in Germany. The company, Primacom, was set to merge with another German cable network giant TeleColumbus to become PŸUR, a telecommunications industry leader which […]