Category: Leadership and Management

What Are Your Leadership Goals?

April 25, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Whilst the words ‘goal’ and ‘leadership’ are two words that sit together as comfortably as two peas in a pod, it can be challenging when asked what sort of goals leaders need to have in mind when they are going to achieve success. Partly because the goals that leaders set can be of a bigger […]

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Perceptions à la Covey

April 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

As I left my client in Cumbria earlier today, we were sharing our understanding of Stephen Covey’s ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’ he had just started reading. I explained that one of my favorite anecdotes from the book was when Covey misinterprets the actions of unruly children on the New York subway (I’ll […]

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Leadership: 5 Tips for Emerging Leaders

April 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this new blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares some important tips for new Leaders as they begin their exciting journey. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Leadership: 5 Tips for Emerging Leaders If you are currently in a management role, chances are that your next career […]

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Leaders Need Followers

April 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Like the Pied Piper of Hamelin, the best leaders are able to enagage others sufficiently to have them follow. For there to be a leader, there need to be followers too. But what engages sufficiently in a leader to have them followed? Many will have asked that question before. There are probably seven key capabilities […]

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5 Feedback Accepting Tactics for Leaders

April 17, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In any leadership role, a significant challenge is to get the very best from employees. In doing that, the careful balance between nurturing to build confidence and offering constructive feedback can be difficult to achieve. To help leaders build the trust that is needed to create the most value-creating relationships with employees, one step is […]

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Leadership: 4 Reasons to Face Realities

April 13, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this latest guest blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares why it’s vital for Leaders to be very honest about their role – and the people they lead. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Leadership: 4 Reasons to Face Realities In these challenging economic times, the chances […]

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5 Leadership Myths

April 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this timely blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on the myths about  leadership. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com 5 Leadership Myths We all probably have our own views about leadership. While it is true that we might all have slightly different views, I […]

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What Is That ‘Sense’ of Leadership?

April 6, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

It’s an age old question. Are leaders born – or can they be made? The answer, as ever, is not that simple. It’s almost inherent in those who lead that they step forward naturally in many informal moments in their lives to lead. They have an inbuilt inclination to take charge and be the headline […]

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How To Become A Leadership Legend – Part 2

April 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Yesterday, we looked at the requirements of leaders. To create legendary status as a leader, there are three key steps that go beyond the ‘good’ and become legendary:- 1. Deliver Results Legendary leaders go beyond delivering for the short-term, vitally important though that is – especially in the climate of right now. Focus on results […]

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How To Become A Leadership Legend – Part 1

April 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When you look at the quality of leadership out there in the real world right now, you might find that being a legend is not that difficult. Here are three prerequisites of leadership:- A good leader is able to deliver the required results. Indeed it isn’t hard to drive employees hard and for a while […]

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