Category: Leadership and Management

7 Obstacles To Effective Leadership

March 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this week’s blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on the obstacles leaders can face. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com As a leader you are judged on your ability to deliver results.  While at times this might seem tough and unfair, at the end […]

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Leading Your People With Integrity

March 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Many of our leaders have come under scrutiny recently for the way their behaviours have left something to be desired. Through politics to business there has been doubt thrown over the way in which those we might expect to demonstrate exemplary attitudes have fallen some way short. The press (which, in turn has not been […]

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Leadership: 5 Potential Hazards Facing New Leaders

March 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this week’s blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on the hazards a new leader can face. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Leadership: 5 Potential Hazards Facing New Leaders You have just got your fist leadership role.  Chances are you are excited, elated and […]

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Being the Leadership Model For Feedback

March 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Feedback is a gift that is both widely misunderstood, as well as being incorrectly applied when it is. Yet so many would value the outcomes if a little time was taken to be clear on what needs to happen. Those dreaded words, ‘Would you like feedback?’ are, oxymoron-like both a carrot and stick at the […]

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5 Quick Tips for Transitioning To Leadership

March 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this week’s blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on ways to transition into your role as a new leader. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com 5 Quick Tips for Transitioning To Leadership You have just heard the good news that you have secured your […]

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Leadership – One Change Is All You Need

March 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When we lead others, we carry a set of challenging responsibilities with us. Responsibilities to the organisation, to our people and above all, to ourselves. In ourselves, we carry other burdens too. We are responsible for our well-being as a start and we also look after the needs of our family and friends as well. […]

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Leading for Commitment

March 12, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Every leader needs people to lead. As a hint, it’s in the title! Yet leaders come in many shapes and sizes. They also come with a range of capabilities to lead others and an even smaller minority are those leaders who gain exceptional commitment from their team. Leaders need a team around them to ensure […]

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Key Tips For The New Leader

March 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this week’s blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on ways to start out best as a new leader. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Key Tips For The New Leader If you are like most of us you initially feel great when you secure […]

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Steve Jobs Talks About Managing People

March 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

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Cleansing Life’s Little Irritations

March 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In everyones’ lives there are minor irritations that get in the way of making us feel fulfilled and let us get on. So often, they seem so trivial that it would feel a bit silly to be making a fuss in getting them resolved, especially where it might necessitate some sort of confrontation with someone […]

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