Category Archives for Delivering Great Results as a Leader

The Secrets to Effectively Influencing

If you are leading or managing, you have to influence almost by the hour, never mind the day or week.   So what do we mean by influencing?  For me, at its core influencing is quite simply about getting someone or a group of people to move in a certain direction because they want to. […]

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How To Achieve Better Results As A Leader and Manager

Leading and managing is tough.  From the outside looking in it can look really easy and as most will tell you there is a big difference between perceptions, theory and practice. As you kick off a new year year there are going to be things you want to keep doing and things you perhaps want […]

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10 Secrets About Leading That You Already Know

Leading is odd. There is much advice out there about what to do and how to do it. Yet sometimes there is a huge disconnect between what people know and what they do. So here are my 10 top secrets about leading that you may already know but might not be applying. Secret 1: Seniority […]

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How To Be An Effective Leader

Leaders understand that to deliver to their potential and get the rewards, results and returns that they want they have to be effective. In this short video I highlight a number of areas where you need to focus in order to be effective. As always I value your comments and contributions too. Duncan Brodie helps […]

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5 Things To Do Right Now To Be A Better Leader

We all know that leadership is really long term work in progress.  By that I mean that there are always things that you can develop in order to be even more effective. At the same time there are often some simple changes that you can make that really make a difference to the results that […]

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10 Key Components In Achieving Organisational Success

Being in a leadership role in an organisation, whether small or large, is demanding. Faced with these demands it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and what is key to achieving long term organisational success. So what in my experience are the keys to achieving long term organisational success?

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Getting Better Results As A Leader- Start Being Specific

Reviewing the content on a group that I belong to on one of the major social media sites recently, I came across an interesting job advert. In a nutshell the recruiter was looking for someone who stood out from the crowd, was a self-starter and a good communicator.

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10 Things About Leading You Won’t Discover In Books

There are many great leadership books out there and like many I love to learn from the insights of others. At the same time there are often some harsh realities that you never discover or are perhaps skimmed over in books and training.

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Leadership Success In 2012: 10 Things To Remember

Of course you want to achieve success as a leader.  At the same time we often forget some obvious things when the going gets tough and lose our way.  Here are 10 timely reminders to help you be more successful as a leader and personally in 2012. 1.  You need to get clear on what […]

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What Will Success Mean To You?

We are coming to the end of another year. Like most of us, you probably started the year with some plans. Your plans might have been related to your work, career, business, family or some personal aspiration.

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