Leadership

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of The Servant Leadership Model?

Many leadership models have been propagated over the years, as societal and business needs have evolved and progressed. Many of them developed as models through application, rather than measured analyses. Scientific, transactional, transformational, coaching, strategic and many others have proved effective and built up a…

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What is a Visionary Leadership Style?

Over the decades we have see an evolution of differing management and leadership styles, all adapting to, and being driven by, societal and business needs, some being rationalised by the results they achieved (e.g. Total Quality Management), others being assessed by the emotional connection they…

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What Is The Difference Between Transactional and Transformational Leadership?

There are no rights and wrongs when it comes down to this. There’s a need for both styles in any organisation but transactional and transformational leadership are poles apart when it comes to what they are and how they are applied. Transactional v Transformational Leadership…

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How The DISC Assessment Can Benefit You And Your Team

Have you heard of the DISC assessment? You may have carried out some psychological assessments in your time, and may be familiar with programmes such as the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory. This helps you see the kind of person you are, highlighting your strengths and development…

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What Does It Mean To Be An Agile Leader?

One of the new ideologies being seen in leadership models today is the concept of agile leadership. Agility conjures up the idea of nimbleness, dynamism and adaptability, and the mentality of today’s leader has to include the ability to be flexible in the confines of…

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How Does Low Emotional Intelligence Manifest Itself?

There’s little doubt that emotional intelligence is one of the areas businesspeople have heard of and know maybe a little about. But what is it about this strange component of human interaction that has such an impact on us personally as well as inter-personally? One…

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Leadership And Management – What’s The Difference?

We are often asked whether a person should show management or leadership skills in the workplace. This uncovers a dilemma and a misunderstanding of what the two terms mean. It shouldn’t be a case of ‘which one should I show?’ It should be ‘When should…

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Leaders with high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) have a greater propensity to value themselves and others, which is vital if they are going to get the best out of themselves and their teams. (more…)

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How To Be Part Of The Solution, Not The Problem

You’ve no doubt heard the expression that we should be part of the solution, not the problem. And I’m sure we all agree that would be the best way to work. The question is…how? (more…)

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What Will Leadership Look Like In The Next 10 Years?

With the world constantly evolving and the integrative part technology plays in our lives, it is no surprise that jobs and job descriptions are quickly changing as well. It is important for professionals to think ahead and focus on learning skills that are not only…

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4 Things Leaders Should Never Do

You may be so laser focused on the things you should do as a leader, that you may not notice the things you are doing that you should not be. It’s always great to aspire to how you can improve as a boss to better…

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4 Habits To Become A More Effective Leader

Do you want to be a simple manager or a highly effective leader? Do you want to be followed by your staff members only because they have to, or do you want to command respect by your actions and empower employees with your skills and…

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