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The Leader of a Hundred Days

Studies show that around 50% of newly recruited executives either resign or are fired within three years...

Encouraging Your Team To Share Their Problems

“The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have...

Start With A Story

In the meetings you attend, have you noticed the tendency to talk about the facts and figures? It doesn't...

4 Key Leadership Characteristics

There has been a lot written about the difference between managing and leading over the years. I...

Managing In a Virtual World

Historically, management has been based on the workforce being located in the same place, all there at the same time and sharing a common culture. This has led to many of today's managers believing it's their job to control the workforce.  However, the role of today’s...

Make Sure Your Feedback Lands!

Can you remember what was written on your school reports? Whenever I pose this question, it seems to summon up negative memories for most people. Hardly anyone remembers being praised or told they were doing really well. Quite the contrary. Often people remember...

What Direction Are You Talking?

Have you ever stopped to consider the direction in which you are focusing someone's attention, simply by what you say and how you say it? Recently, I've been working with a group of senior leaders who have unconsciously been mis-directing their team's attention. The...

What Is Your Leadership Brand?

Recently, whilst clearing out some old files from my online library, I came across a piece of work on leadership behaviour that I had carried out over eight years ago that still appeared to be current. At that time, I had been working with a senior team in the...

Do You Know What You’re Saying?

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like What about lunch?”  A.A. Milne, Winnie the pooh Have you ever found yourself involved in conversations at work, not really knowing what has been said?  Has a...

Managing In a Virtual World

Historically, management has been based on the workforce being located in the same place, all there at the same time and sharing a common culture. This has led to many of today's managers believing it's their job to control the workforce.  However, the role of today’s...

Make Sure Your Feedback Lands!

Can you remember what was written on your school reports? Whenever I pose this question, it seems to summon up negative memories for most people. Hardly anyone remembers being praised or told they were doing really well. Quite the contrary. Often people remember...

What Direction Are You Talking?

Have you ever stopped to consider the direction in which you are focusing someone's attention, simply by what you say and how you say it? Recently, I've been working with a group of senior leaders who have unconsciously been mis-directing their team's attention. The...

What Is Your Leadership Brand?

Recently, whilst clearing out some old files from my online library, I came across a piece of work on leadership behaviour that I had carried out over eight years ago that still appeared to be current. At that time, I had been working with a senior team in the...

Do You Know What You’re Saying?

“It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like What about lunch?”  A.A. Milne, Winnie the pooh Have you ever found yourself involved in conversations at work, not really knowing what has been said?  Has a...