Category Archives for Leading

Anyone Can Lead- Right?

Most start out on their career with aspirations of going as far as they can.  Usually in big organisations that means climbing up through a hierarchy to senior management or leadership role. Many do this successfully and go on to achieve great things.  Others find it a struggle.  We all know that in organisations there […]

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Developing As A Leader: Getting Exposure To Different Ways

Leading at the best of times is challenging.  Yet it is surprising how many leaders or aspiring leaders approach their professional development. In the early stages there is a huge focus on formal qualifications.  Learning about models, theories, principles, doing case studies are seen as the best option. At some point, some form of leadership […]

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Where’s Your Focus?

As someone in or close to a leadership role you clearly are good at what you do.  Otherwise you would not be viewed as a leader. Yet one thing I have noticed over the years is that there is often a disconnect between the role someone in a leadership is expected to do and what […]

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What Makes You A Good Leader?

When was the last time you sat down and really thought about this?  If you are like most people never or the last time you were preparing for a job interview. When I am working with leaders and I pose this question initially they come up with all the buzz words.  Someone who inspires, visionary, […]

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Is Being Comfortable Hindering Your Potential As A Leader?

Leaders are ultimately judged on their results.  Simple to say but not necessarily easy to accept. For those who make it into a leadership role, it is often their personal drive, determination, achievement and blend of personal qualities that help them to climb the career ladder. Once they make it to a senior level something […]

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Are You Making The Most Of Your Time As A Leader?

As anyone who is in or has ever been in a leadership role will tell you, there are no shortage of demands for your time, advice, insights and decisions to name just a few. While on a personal level this might feel good that you are in demand.  There are also hidden dangers too. Firstly […]

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Building Relationships As A Leader

A lot of people from professional backgrounds are great at what they do. Yet to achive results you need a lot of support of others. Your ability to get the suppprt of others depends on whether you have built relationships with others. Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals to become successful leaders and achieve more […]

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Achieving Some Early Wins As A New Leader

You have just been promoted into a leadership role. Natuarally you are keen, enthusisatic and desperate to make an impact. On the other hand it is just as easy to blow it. So how can you get the balance right and making the right impact without blowing it. Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals to […]

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Five Team Leadership Myths You Don’t Want To Buy Into

A lot is written about leadership. On the face of it should be the easiest thing in the world to do. In reality it is a tough role. And here’s the thing. By avoiding some of the common myths you really can be a better leader. Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals to become highly […]

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Transitioning To Leadership: Your Mindset Matters

You want to be successful in your career. Most of the time in large organisations this means climbing the career ladder, often doing things that are very different to what you were good at in the past. When you move into a leadership role for the first time, it’s a huge step. Your mindset really […]

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