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Keeping Up With The Latest Leadership Trends – Three Questions Aspiring Leaders Need To Ask Themselves

In today’s world of the post information super highway, how does an aspiring leader, or an established leader for that matter, keep up with the latest leadership trends without getting lost in all the information that is available at their fingertips? Information Super Highway – an electronic network that moves information around really fast e.g. […]

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Team Members as Leaders – In 4 Easy Steps

In today’s post, I thought I would revisit and share with you Bruce Tuckman’s model regarding teams, however, this time from an approach of encouraging team members as leaders… For those who don’t know, Bruce Tuckman (Smith, 2005) was an educational psychologist who came up with a model regarding small groups (teams) that I believe […]

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The Three Attributes of a Good Leader – VLS

There are three qualities I believe a good leader should aspire to achieve before all others The people we work with are human – never forget that. They deserve your trust and respect. The best way to value them is to make them feel a part of what is happening and to give them a […]

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Leaders Say What We Cannot!

I am going to share a single thought with you today: leaders say what we cannot! The greatest leaders form words that not only define a generation, but guide us through the echoes of time. Sometimes, the significance of these words are lost. However, it is always up to the new generation of leaders to […]

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Trial by Fire – The Challenge of Being A Leader in the Public Arena And 5 Ways To Deal With It

I wasn’t born a leader… And yet, it happened. I became one. Along the way though, I pushed back against “the call to arms” many times. Just because I dealt with injustice, resolved matters of inequality and helped the down trodden, didn’t mean I was a leader. However, others thought I was a leader because […]

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What I Look For In A Leader (And What You Should Look For Too) – 4 Key Pillars

When leading people through the murky and turbulent seas of life in its different forms, there are four components I look for in leaders… The lighthouse graphic shows the four key elements you need to weigh up when steering your team to greater success. Of course, these elements are just as applicable when trying to […]

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Employee Engagement – 4 Key Steps

Keeping employees engaged is an ongoing challenge for any leader in an organisation. This presentation sets out the four key processes you can use and adapt to break through the engagement hoodoo 😊 I have converted the presentation I use regarding employee engagement into movie format. The presentation has a pause function so that you […]

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One Thing You Can Do To Actively Engage Your Team – Keep Them Informed and How To Do It!!!

Why the Right Type of Communication is Important To You and Your Employees. Following on from my last post regarding discussion and dialogue, let’s have a look at how poor communication disengages the people who work with you: 85% of Employees are not engaged or are actively disengaged! The Gallup organisation in its most recent employee […]

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10 Body Language Tips for Video Conferencing on Zoom or Skype — It’s all about Inspiration

How to improve your communication skills on Zoom and in front of a camera in the digital workplace? Rising Star provides some excellent advice on how to use body language more effectively when on a video conference call … Body Language Tips for a Video Conferencing on Zoom: In our day-to-day lives, our body language […]

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It’s Friday – Some Stories From The Vault

The great thing about a Friday is that you can use this as an opportunity to celebrate the week with your team! I have always used Fridays to make a point of difference regarding the people I have worked with. For instance, if there is Casual Friday in place as a fund raiser undertaken by […]

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