How to Build Rapport and Embrace Differences

Is there a person in your office with whom you're never on the same page? Understanding their behavioural preferences can help you to better communicate with them.
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What Makes for Authentic Leadership

Most people agree that authenticity is a good thing, but it's less clear that we understand what it truly means in terms of leadership. Leadership has no ideal profile. ...
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The Hard Truth About Soft Skills

As the workplace becomes more virtual and collaborative, soft skills training is vital to the success of an organisation.   I have a serious issue with the term “soft ...
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What Is the Ideal Leadership Profile?

If you Google the question, “What makes a great leader?” you will find more than 18 million search results that include the five to 20 qualities you need to be a great leader, ...
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How Do You Define Leadership?

In the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the term “leadership” is defined as:
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Five Ways to Foster Collaboration in a Multigenerational Workforce

As a leader in your organisation, one of your most important responsibilities is to build and support a collaborative team. After all, collaboration is one of the keys to your ...
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Transparency In Leadership: Why I Put a Couch in My Office

Why a lack of transparency can destroy your company. Transparency is another essential component of authentic leadership. A leader doesn't need to share details about his ...
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How to Effectively Align Your Team in the Annual Planning Process

Annual planning is only worth doing if you carry out the plan and achieve your goals. Our company has just finished measuring our performance against the strategic plan we ...
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Leading Outside Your Comfort Zone

When I get asked what the hardest thing about leading a growing company is, I run through the spectrum of challenges I face...worrying about cash flow, understanding our ...
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