Browsing Category Leadership

When leadership meets the Team

September 21st, 2018 // 12:18 pm @

Team building is rightly a valued skill, and critical to aligning organizations and in getting the greatest possible input from every member of the team. Effective teams need leadership, and they work poorly if that leadership does not exist. Sometimes the lack of leadership is driven by a lack of managerial skill, but sometimes it […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Confused Leadership

July 2nd, 2018 // 4:19 pm @

Leadership, it is difficult to define, but one knows when one see’s it, and all successful business’s have strong leadership. Leadership is best defined as the ability to influence others, but when executed properly it goes beyond that. True leaders sell a vision of the company and where it is going, and build a confidence […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Discrimination, Why?

January 12th, 2018 // 2:28 pm @

Discrimination continues to blight our society and our business’s, whether it is sexual, racist, sexuality or any other difference; we continue to discriminate against each other. It is socially unacceptable to talk about this but it lies just below the surface as Donald Trump has so clearly demonstrated in recent days. The damage done by […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Nigel Farage “The come back kid”

November 20th, 2016 // 10:56 am @

Nigel Farage has resigned and rejoined UKIP several times, and having completed his life’s work and got an exit vote from the EU, he talked of retiring to a quieter simpler life. Then suddenly he is standing by Donald Trump, advising Donald, and latter was the first foreign politician to meet the President Elect. Mr […]

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Category : Leadership &The Future

The Power of Business Structure

June 7th, 2016 // 6:39 pm @

How a business is structured has critical impact on how it reacts, what it focuses’ on, and how much of your staffs potential you unleash. Business Structure is rarely used effectively as a business tool, and the structure of the business is often a historical inheritance or a chart produced by the Human Resources department. […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership &Management Technique

Businesses Don’t Fail Leaders Do

September 28th, 2015 // 6:53 pm @

Failures in leadership are the primary cause of companies not delivering the returns shareholders expect, or even ceasing to trade completely. Research undertaken by Dr Robert Hogan estimates that somewhere in excess of half of people in Leadership roles actually do not have the skills required to lead effectively. So why do companies struggle to […]

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Category : Blog &CEO &Leadership

Ego – The Trump Effect

September 22nd, 2015 // 10:58 am @

Donald Trump personifies the egotistical CEO, and is using this persona to some effect in his run for president; it is interesting to examine how egotistical CEO’s work, and their effect on the business’s they lead. Egotistical CEO’s are easy to identify, they are constantly telling the world how wonderful they are, and how the […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership &Management Technique

Constant Change is the only Certainty

July 29th, 2015 // 7:23 pm @

Every business is constantly in a state of change. Those who embrace that reality, focus and drive it to where they want to go will succeed. Those who believe the business is fine as it is, are likely to be overwhelmed by the inevitable change as it happens. It is fashionable to believe that in […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers &Leadership

Where did the Great Leaders go?

October 11th, 2013 // 4:24 pm @

Where did the Great Leaders go?  Our world does not seem to have the truly great leaders we once did, Ronald Regan, Margret Thatcher, Marin Luther King, Gandhi and many more. One may have agreed or disagreed with what they stood for, but they were all capable of changing what was possible. Now we have […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Hard Decisions are not made in Good Times

February 7th, 2013 // 11:36 am @

The tough questions and decisions that leaders are supposed to make are rarely faced up to when things are going well, often with disastrous results. Whether it is a country or a company there are the big questions, the elephant in the room questions, the ones that will make or break the organization over the […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

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