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Styles & Qualities Of Leaders

What business attributes, qualities or characteristics are commonly identified amongst successful leaders and managers?
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Influence - A Competitive Advantage For CEOs

By Michelle Gibbings

Technological disruption is driving a wave of change so great that the World Economic Forum has termed it the fourth industrial revolution. How we work and live is fundamentally changing. We live in what is now commonly referred to as a VUCA world - volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous.

Pioneering Leadership - A Guide To Leading Through Uncertainty

By Dr. Jason Fox

Almost every leadership, strategy and motivation book on the planet advocates the importance of having a crystal clear goal or vision for the future. However, this is an incredibly flawed position to take.

Why Leaders Need To Be Abundance Thinkers

By Kevin Eikenberry

What we believe about ourselves, our situation and our world drives our thoughts and actions, and therefore has a huge impact on the results we achieve. While this is a profound fact for us as individuals, as a leader, those beliefs (and the resulting thoughts, actions and results) have a significant impact on many others too.

Boosting Your Leadership Creativity

By Aubrey Waren

All of us live every day in the pull of two significant forces. These forces influence our thinking, our behaviours and our performance. They affect our relationships and our sense of achievement. They affect and quickly become an expression of our leadership.

What Leading By Example Really Means

By Kevin Eikenberry

Any discussion of great leaders will include the cliché that the best leaders lead by example. Stated in conversation, everyone will nod and agree. And if you are reflecting personally on the attributes of those you have willingly followed, you will find that common trait too. It seems there is little doubt that we influence others through our actions, especially when we are in a leadership role.

Is Your Business Out Of Control?

By Dr. Vesna Grubacevic

Are you clear about your business vision, direction and goals? Is fear, second guessing and over analysis holding you back from taking action for your business? Do you wish you could regain control of your business?

Leadership Lessons From Sport

By Kevin Eikenberry

Chances are, you will be watching sports soon. Any team sport is more than a chance to relax, eat or spend time with friends. Team sports offer you a leadership learning opportunity.

Four Behaviours Of Strong Leadership

By Aubrey Warren

There are so many things leaders are supposed to do that it can feel overwhelming. You're supposed to be a strategist, a coach, a visionary, a communicator, a general, a motivator, a networker... the list is endless! The reality is that no one can be everything a leader is supposed to be. And there’ll always be something else we discover leaders should be doing.

You Have Leaders, But Do You Have Leadership?

By Karen Schmidt

Leaders and leadership are not the same thing, even though the two terms are often used interchangeably. In order for your organisation to grow, you need both. So what is leadership, why does it matter and how do you help the people who run your organisation to develop this important skill set?

Determining Behavioural Styles And Motivation

By Dr. Ivan Misner

Referral marketing leads to few - if any - overnight success stories. In fact, the most crucial part is building relationships, which takes a lot of time and effort. However, when you've taken the time to build the right referral relationships with the right people, and you are able to understand each of their behavioral styles, these long-term relationships will be a huge part of your referral marketing business.

Leading Quietly

By Aubrey Warren

It’s interesting to think about the often implicit associations between leading others, and behaviours like forcefulness, outspokenness, openness and gregariousness. In fact, such behaviours - each of which is undeniably positive and necessary in certain situations - can too easily be mistaken for ‘leadership’. But more than this, they can also block some of the important things leaders are responsible for - such as harnessing teamwork, and encouraging creativity and critical thinking.

Servant Leadership - The Gift Of Giving

By Dr. Alan Zimmerman

For years, our vocabulary has equated a leader with such concepts as - the boss, the guy at the top, the big cheese, or the big wheel. And none of those terms have been very flattering. Perhaps the terms have been unflattering because, all too often, the leader's behaviour was nothing to brag about. After all, the terms implied that they ran the show and everybody else had to bow to their wishes.

Ending The Myth Of Perfect Leaders

By Sandra Banister

It’s time to end the myth that leaders need to be the flawless person at the top who’s got it all figured out. The sooner leaders stop trying to be all things to all people, the better off their organisations will be. By recognising and admitting to our weaknesses as well as understanding and playing to our strengths, we will be more honest with ourselves and others as well as better at building teams.

Leaders - How To Maximise Your Talents

By Faith Ralston

It's a well-known fact that successful leaders play to their strengths. However, it's not that easy to do. Life is full of time demands, yet what you hear every day isn't 'play to your strengths' - but ‘get it done now!’ Here are some tips to help you succeed in life.

Assessing The Quality Of Your Leadership

by Karen Schmidt

There is an ongoing debate about what constitutes quality leadership in organisations. The literature on the subject is vast and tends to contain too much "management speak" making it difficult for the average person to make sense of it. This article outlines a straightforward way of assessing the quality of leadership in your organisation.

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