Leadership

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

The 4 Stages Of Turning An Employee Into A Leader

A confident manager doesn’t just strive to get the job done, but truly invests in the future of his or her team. Having reached a high position, that individual should use the knowledge and skills learned along the way to help others succeed as well.…

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How To Earn Respect As A Manager

Getting assigned the position of a manager does not automatically come with respect from underlings. If you are a new manager who has just started in the company, or a younger supervisor who is managing older employees, your new role in the organisation may be…

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Evaluating Your Leadership Skills To Improve Performance

There is a significant body of research that has evaluated the most common leadership styles and their effectiveness at motivating employee performance. (more…)

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The Four Steps to LEAD Effectively

There has never been a better time for leaders to show their colours. Many businesses could be very much more successful than they currently are if leadership was more visible in every situation. Ask most managers and they will insist that they show good leadership…

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How To Replace Old Management Thinking with New Leadership Ideas

Often on our coaching and consultancy programmes, the discussions come round to new ways of thinking; that is, what do today’s managers do that yesterday’s managers didn’t? It’s an intriguing question and one that would fill many books with the myriads of answers that could…

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7 Essential Traits To Be An Effective Leader

The age old cliché of ‘Great leaders are born not made’ is thrown around a lot in many walks of life, whether you are talking about the manager at work or the captain of your football team. Personally, I don’t buy into this. I think…

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One Of The Most Critical People Issues Facing Businesses Today

A question for you…. What would you consider to be one of the most critical people issues facing businesses today? Wow, that should make you stop in your tracks! When I spend time with managers of businesses I consult with, and the subject comes round…

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Can A ‘Retail Boss’ Improve Leadership In The NHS?

Former Marks and Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose has been appointed by the Government to lead a review into how to improve management in the NHS in England. He will be looking at how managers can improve and become more visible in hospitals. Sir Stuart…

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Leadership & Management – What’s The Difference?

This question is often asked but still causes much confusion as the terms are often used in different ways by different people and commentators. (more…)

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What Is ‘Growth’ Really All About In Terms Of Learning & Development?

We all understand the term growth when it comes to human anatomy or indeed any ‘living’ organism but what do we really mean by the term ‘growth’ when used in a learning and development context. The dictionary definition of growth is “The process of developing…

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3 Reasons Why Leaders Fail

The difference between being a successful manager or an unsuccessful manager is the ability to be a leader. Teams rely on their manager to take the lead knowing that they can follow with confidence. (more…)

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10 Top Qualities Of A Leader – Infographic

Becoming an effective and successful leader will require you to embody certain qualities that your team can follow and aspire to. These qualities can be learned and developed over time, so the first place to start is to understand what the top 10 qualities of…

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