Leadership

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

7 Tips for Developing Your Leadership Skills

Have you been struggling with the concept of leadership lately? Are you unsure of how you should best blend your management responsibilities with your desire to be a leader to your team? Today I’d like to share 7 tips you can use to help enhance…

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5 Tips To Ensure That Your Employees Are Safe In The Workplace

In the past we’ve talked about workplace safety but from the standpoint of employee burnout and, more recently, the importance of having a plan if your organisation is affected by a pandemic like the H1N1 virus. Today, though, I’d like to take a step back…

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Are You a Leader?

I’m going to keep things short and sweet today but I’m going to ask you a hard question and I want you to think about it over the weekend. Are you a leader? In my experience, I’ve found that leaders do two main things –…

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Using the Holidays to Your Advantage

The holidays are a great time of year, especially if you are in sales. Yes, you heard me correctly. I refuse to believe that the holiday season is an acceptable excuse for anyone – whether in customer service, management, or sales – to slack off.…

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If Carlsberg Made Managers…

I get asked all the time about what makes an outstanding manager or leader. I actually think it’s a combination of skills as it depends on the circumstances but overall, in my opinion, it’s someone who understands themselves and who can understand others to get…

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Some People Are Leaders And Others Are Followers

That’s just the way it is! Some people seem to take to leadership and managing others like a duck takes to water. Others need to be guided and told what to do. Now if you get a “follower” in a “leaders” position then this can…

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Paying Attention to Leadership

As a leader you’ll find one of your greatest challenges will be getting people to pay attention to you, your ideas, and what you have to say. This is especially true if you’re a new manager and others aren’t particularly ready to accept you. Your…

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The Expectations Placed on Leaders

One of the most difficult adjustments a new manager can make is moving from a customer service or team member role into a management or team leader role. The reason? The expectations placed on him or her shift significantly and it is often difficult to…

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Lessons for Leaders

It’s pretty safe to say that throughout the course of my career I’ve had quite a number of experiences, both good and bad. As a leader, manager, and salesman I’ve had to learn how to work and communicate with people on many different levels. I…

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Are You a Fearless Leader?

As a manager in a leadership position you may find yourself constantly struggling with the idea that you need to keep everyone happy all the time. Perhaps you’re worried that if your employees or coworkers aren’t happy they won’t do their jobs or their deadlines…

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Three Important Leadership Tools

It’s one thing to be the manager of a department or workgroup, but it takes a very special person to be a leader. While popular sayings would have you believe that leaders are born and not made, I do believe it’s possible for anyone with…

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5 Tips for Developing Your Leadership Potential

Anyone can be a leader – at least the kind that tells other people what to do. It takes a truly special person, however, to be the kind of leader that others want to follow. In order to be successful as a manager you should…

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