Having an ego is often seen as a prerequisite for success, but it may stop you being an effective leader and hold your business back.
Many small business owners learn leadership skills through hard-fought experience rather than formal training. So, how do you build cohesive, motivated, and loyal workforce, irrespective of size?
Building a culture of accountability is challenging. Effective leaders balance autonomy and empowerment with personal responsibility and business outcomes.
The role and importance of strong leadership in the workplace has long been acknowledged as a vital ingredient for organisations. It is difficult for an organisation to be successful without strong leadership. The most successful leaders we see today have not only mastered their technical skills but also embody many great traits such as the… Continue reading Is strong leadership reliant on soft skills?
More stress, less time, more responsibility, less support? How do we get back to living a life we love without giving one thing up for another? As a business owner, leader or anyone in corporate knows – the best results come with a clear strategy and the courage to make a plan that’s relevant, realistic… Continue reading 7 steps to bring business and personal vitality to life
Employee morale and motivation is almost always directly tied to the ability of its leadership to inspire the workers. Whether a manager allows employees to suggest new ideas, take ownership of their work or simply treat workers with respect, good leaders almost always produce great teams. What are some things that you can do to… Continue reading Why good leadership creates good company morale
Rarely does anyone step into a new leadership role knowing everything they need to be successful. People naturally celebrate this change (I got this, how hard can it be?) but too often ignore the challenge of the transition (you’re unlikely to be aware of what you don’t know!). To significantly increase the chances for success,… Continue reading The arrival of the unprepared: Your first leadership job
The controversial retired GE CEO Jack Welch discussed his strategies for generous leadership and effective management at the 2012 World Business Forum.
Most leadership mistakes start with the leader’s own sense of identity – or lack thereof. How to keep your flaws from sabotaging your leadership.