Tag: Leadership

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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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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Let Your People Find Their Answers

February 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

It’s almost second nature to managers. Their team members come and share a problem with them and seek solutions. The manager, on cue, solves the problem and everyone’s happy. For managers, here’s where the problems start. Although it’s ever so nice to feel the pride of being ‘the one who knows everything’ in the eyes […]

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Be Timely With Confrontation

February 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Confrontation is a challenging activity to undertake. It’s one that many managers fail to achieve in their role, all for the want of a seemingly easy life. The challenge comes when those things which they have failed to face into accumulate and then come back to bite them. The overwhelming level of challenge when so […]

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Creating More Time

February 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

When I work with clients, one of the things that most often comes up is that they want more time. In the busy, challenging world where we try to shoe-horn more into our days, the cry for ‘more time’ has never been louder. Yet when you think of it, the demand for more time to do […]

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Leadership Success: Taking The Long Term View

February 24, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In this week’s blog post, Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements, shares his thoughts on simple steps you can take to become much more effective in your leadership role. You can find out more at his excellent blog at goalsandachievements.com Leadership Success: Taking The Long Term View For most folks in employment, you are likely […]

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