Category Archives for Delivering Great Results as a Leader

7 Obstacles To Effective Leadership

  As a leader you are judged on your ability to deliver results.  While at times this might seem tough and unfair, at the end of the day it is results that matter.  In theory delivering results is simple but in practice can be more difficult.  So what are 7 obstacles you need to address […]

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Leadership Success: Taking The Long Term Approach

Whether you are already a leader or an aspiring leader, chances are you want to achieve success over a long period of time.  These days it is not uncommon for people to find that they are in senior level roles in their early to mid thirties.  On one hand this is positive on the other […]

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Leadership Success: Keeping Sight of Your Purpose

As an organisation starts to achieve success, it gets bigger and bigger and those in leadership roles can easily fall into the trap of losing sight of the core purpose of the organisation.   It is understandable that people in leadership roles can easily lose sight of the purpose.  After all, they are often judged […]

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7 Key Tips for Dealing with Difficult Situations

As a leader or manager you can be sure that there will be difficult situations to deal with from time to time.  These difficult situations might include: • Dealing with poor individual or team performance • Trying to improve an organisation that is perceived to be failing • A process that it is not working • Staff or other […]

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Leading and Managing: The 3 Risks of Excessive Target Setting

Goals are good right?  From my perspective they are but for some they can be de-motivational and even just pointless.  Let’s be frank, any organisation or individual wants to have some idea of the direction they are going.  In business this is often expressed in terms of business strategy or business plans.  On an individual […]

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Leadership Tips: Transforming Meetings from Liabilities to Asset

You might have come across the term “death by meetings”.  In some organisations meetings are only held when they are really needed.  Sadly, particularly in larger organisations, meetings seem to be the norm.  At the same time, meetings can be of real value.  So what can you do to transform meetings from business liability to […]

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Leadership Success: Flexible Scheduling

If you are leading or an aspiring leader, I am guessing that success is important to you.  Yet in truth many leaders do just the opposite.  If we are totally honest we all to a greater or lesser extent confuse effectiveness with volume. When it comes to planning and scheduling you know that nothing ever […]

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Leadership: The 5 Key Components of High Performing Organisations

Every organisation wants to achieve success.  While many achieve short term success, creating long term sustained success is a different challenge.  So what are the components that contribute to a high performing organisation? Component 1: Open communication Communication is a core component in any high performing organisations.  Those working in the organisation need to be […]

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The 6 Keys to Higher Achievement

We all like to achieve and in truth achievement does not happen by chance.  The good news is that by doing certain things and adopting certain behaviours, you can achieve more.  I refer to these as the keys to higher achievement.  Keys as you know unlock doors and they can unlock your potential.  I have […]

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Successful Leadership: 5 Barriers to Achieving Results

You might be someone who is highly creative, generates lots of ideas and identifies areas for continuous improvement.  At the same time you know that the ultimate indicator of your success as a leader is the results that you achieve.  So what barriers might be getting in the way of you achieving success as a […]

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