Archive for June, 2012

We Want More Leaders

June 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When you really consider just what leadership is all about, you can make it incredibly complicated, like the industry sometimes seems to prefer, or you can simplify. Simple is so often the best place to be. Because with simple, it’s possible to ensure that a message gets across easily and, what’s more, becomes much easier […]

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It’s The Journey, Not The Change, That Hurts

June 23, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

We face change every day of our lives. Sometimes small enough hardly to notice; other times change that’s so cataclysmic that we will find it hard to cope. In organisations, change is all too common nowadays. Indeed, where organisations don’t embrace and indeed instigate change, they are unlikely to survive. When change is thrust upon […]

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Leadership – The Models Are Not Perfect

June 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Much is written and spoken about one of the main roles of leaders is to model what they expect from their people. Many examples of behaviors can be identified, such as Trust; Honesty; Vision; Communication etc. There are many others – indeed a list too long to write down here. And yet one of the […]

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Small Team Leadership – Making The Difference

June 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Whilst leadership is most commonly assumed to be a quality required at the very highest levels in organizations, managers at the sharp end of business need to develop some leadership skills as well. Management is often defined as ‘delivery’; with leadership being associated with the strategies, visioning, thinking and ‘bigger picture’ that develop and progress […]

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