A Leadership Lesson From China

A Leadership Lesson From ChinaOnce there was an emperor who was growing old and knew that it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing a high assistant or one of his children, he decided to select an individual with personal leadership character to lead the kingdom.

He called all the young people of the kingdom together and announced – It has come time for me to step down and choose the next emperor. I have (more…)

admin / August 25, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

The 3 Dangers That Impede Leadership Effectiveness

The 3 Dangers That Impede Leadership EffectivenessThere are three monumental challenges that leaders typically face when implementing positive change. And guess what, they also impede your ability to effectively lead your team. These three dangers are in no particular order. However, they are bound to show up at some point in your journey to elevating the level of employee performance and customer service delivered within your organization (more…)

admin / August 16, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

Decision Making Strategies

Decision Making StrategiesLeadership skills become second nature for many people. But one of the most difficult skills is decision making. There are always numerous factors to consider, impacts to predict, and, simply put, it’s difficult to please everyone from the highest levels. It’s easy for leaders to procrastinate on decision-making or even try to offload the decision to someone else. But an effective (more…)

admin / August 15, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

A Surprising Gratitude List For Leaders

A Surprising Gratitude List For LeadersIf you will be celebrating Thanksgiving this week, there will be a moment when you look around the room, or look around the table, and the list of things you are thankful for will be obvious and apparent. The food, the family and friends around you, and perhaps the football on the TV may all make the list.

In fact those things will make most people’s lists, mine included.

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admin / August 1, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

How Real Is “Real?” – Crafting What Works

How Real Is Can I tell you a story? I love stories!

Once upon a time, so long ago now I can’t even remember how old I was, I heard a comment in some far off corner of the room. I wasn’t feeling too great that day, and that comment I heard fuelled my fire and made me feel righteous. It was mum, or dad, or someone like that, commenting that even though I was good at art I really should get a “real” job.

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admin / July 16, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

Leadership and Feedback

Leadership and FeedbackGetting feedback on what is actually happening out there in the real world with respect to your current project is a must for you to be a successful leader. So ask this question and incorporate the answer into your plan.

What is my receiving and giving feedback system?

Successful leaders have receiving and giving feedback systems built into their plans. You have to receive feedback from the field (more…)

admin / June 26, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

Linking, Learning and Leading

Linking, Learning and LeadingBorn to be a leader – this has been a common description for successful leaders. But does it always have to be that way? Do all leaders have innate leadership skills? Or can learning be a possible avenue for success in leadership?

The truth is, leadership does not necessarily come from genes. Instead it is possible to learn leadership. All of us have the potential of becoming (more…)

admin / June 26, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

Why Leaders Need BALANCE In Their Lives?

Why Leaders Need BALANCE In Their Lives?One of the often under – discussed aspects of being a leader is about the various stresses and obstacles that one invariably may face. It often becomes extremely challenging to maintain all three components that most individuals need to put forth and proceed with a healthy existence, either becoming overly consumed by his many leadership duties and/ or responsibilities, or by personal situations, or by his spiritual/ (more…)

admin / June 21, 2016 / Leadership / 0 Comments

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