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Developing Leadership Skills

Managing a business requires a broad base of business management and leadership skills. How can you develop your leadership skills to their greatest potential?
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Why Self-Belief Is Vital For Leaders As We Open Up

by Nikki Fogden-Moore

CEOs of today are facing responsibilities far greater than ever before - personally and professionally. Not just to lead companies, but decisions that concern communities on a deeper and more personal level than we have ever experienced. All of this in a commercial landscape that is perhaps for most, more volatile than ever.

Why Focusing On Risk Through Your People Drives Transformational Change

by Lisa Sisson

Does your organisation promote (pitch) its culture as a point of difference to the market, prospective employees and current employees? The intent may be to portray a favourable image, by promoting values like trust, empowerment, and inclusiveness. Perhaps there are banners and other marketing that shares your organisation’s values and purpose.

Understanding And Overcoming Fear Of Change In The Workplace

by Daniel Lock

The fear of change is a major driver of resistance to change and change failure. It’s a human emotional state that takes much more than rational thought and logical persuasion to manage.

The Five Disciplines Of A Leaders Mindset

by Ricky Nowak

We know that the quality of leadership along with the decisions made, can determine the success of a person, team or organisation for better or for worse. And while some experienced leaders are able to make high quality decisions based on intuition and data, all leaders now must seek consensus and collaboration from their people so they can collectively make the best decisions for unchartered times.

The Key To Empowering Emerging Leaders

by Felicity Furey

Leaders in our workplaces have changed as the Millennial generation floods in and bosses get younger. Millennials now make up the largest chunk of the workforce and, according to a recent report by PwC, millennials will be 75% of workers by 2025.

The Future Of Work - Why We’re Setting Ourselves Up To Fail

by Alicia McKay

When ATMs came on the scene, economists, politicians and the media panicked. With people no longer required to give the correct change and stamp deposit slips, we were experiencing the early stages of the robot revolution. Automation was to rob bank tellers of their jobs!

Three Ways Changing Your Perspective Will Make You A More Influential Leader

by Caroline Kennedy

In a leadership role, everything you want to achieve depends on your level of influence. If you can’t influence people, you can’t effectively lead them, particularly when times are challenging.

10 Resilience Building Initiatives That Will Create A Culture Of Confidence

by Brian Sands

In an organisational context resilience is a label that often attaches to its leaders’ ability to take on the full force of disruption, to dust themselves off and to soldier on. A resilient organisation is one that has the capacity to proactively react to change and to grow through and from it. This is the culture of confidence - the unwavering optimism that despite challenge, the people within the organisation are motivated to strive for stretch targets, or to extract more with less, or to create better not bigger - as a group.

5 Leadership Archetypes That Inspire In A Crisis And Beyond

by Zoë Routh

What makes for good leadership in a crisis? It’s not just what leaders do, it’s the role they embody. Take for example the success of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s approach in New Zealand during the pandemic. She gave daily briefings from her home. Ardern appeared as a dedicated mother, strong head of state, and deeply caring human. Lauded around the world for their success in containing COVID-19 with aggressive, science-advised lockdowns, Ardern and her government have enjoyed overwhelming support from New Zealanders.

Why You're Solving The Wrong Problem When It Comes To Culture And What To Do Instead

By Fiona Robertson

It would be hard to find anyone in business today who doesn't believe that culture matters. And perhaps more now than ever when so many organisations are still working remotely.

5 Traps For Leaders That Can Trip You Up

By Michelle Gibbings

Throughout my career and with the executive coaching work I do now, I often see leaders who are trapped. They know something's not working, but struggle to pinpoint why. They are locked in a pattern of thinking and behaving and are fearful of change.

The 5 Key Questions Leaders Need To Ask Themselves

By Michelle Gibbings

As you look ahead into 2020, it's likely to be another year of unpredictable market conditions, political uncertainty and trade tensions across the globe, and so the question to ponder - is your leadership ready for it?

Three Ways to Transform Into A Curious And Compassionate Leader

By Michelle Sales

Leaders across all fields of work are generally taught to lead with their heads and not with their hearts - wouldn't you agree?

Are You An Inspiring Or Intimidating Leader?

By Shelley Flett

We've all heard the saying "it's not what you say it's how you say it". It refers to someone who has upset or offended another person through how they've delivered a message. While the message itself might be helpful and relevant, the approach isn't appropriate and creates an unintended reaction.

Three Skills To Step Up Your Leadership

By Michelle Sales

The end of the year is a great time to stop and reflect on where you're currently at, as well as where you want to be. But rather than thinking about tangible goals you want to achieve as a leader, it can be just as good to think about behaviours you want to change or things you could do to become a better you.

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