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The Key Components To Being A Good Leader

Ever stood on the outside watching your boss and thought how you could do a much better job?  In truth we probably have at some point or other in our career. You see when you are not in a leadership role it all seems so straightforward.  On the other hand when you are in the […]

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Why We All Need Some Downtime To Recharge

If you are like most professional people you are probably pretty driven.   Chances are you get a real kick out of achieving the next milestone whether that is a job move, new experience or a new challenge.   While it is great to be really driven, it is important to have some sense of balance.  […]

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5 Reasons To Avoid Assumptions As A Leader

As a leader, it can sometimes feel like you need to have all the answers to all of the problems and challenges. Truth is that even the best leaders can only know so much and is why they build teams to deliver results. On the other hand, if you don’t leverage the team you don’t […]

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The Secrets of Leadership Success

Working with clients, listening to podcasts and reading newsletters, I have noticed that people are sometimes looking for the magic potion that will transform their results.   Sadly (or realistically), like everything in life, few things are down to some magic solution.   While there may be no magic solution or single thing that you […]

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Leadership Challenges: What Would You Do Next?

As a leader you have three main priorities. To move the organisation forward, to engage others and deliver results. It sounds easy when you put it in such simple terms. Yet in reality there are many challenges to face. Let’s consider a challenge that many leaders face and ponder on what you would do next? […]

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Leadership Challenges: What Would You Do Next?

As a leader you have three main priorities.  To move the organisation forward, to engage others and deliver results.  It sounds easy when you put it in such simple terms.  Yet in reality there are many challenges to face. Let’s consider a challenge that many leaders face and ponder on what you would do next? […]

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The Many and Varied Roles of the Leader

How often do you come across articles or blog posts that try to overly simplify the role of the leader or are written by people who on the face of you wonder if they ever have actually taken the lead on anything? I think we would all accept that a very high level, the role […]

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Leadership Insights: William Powell

Welcome to another interview in the leadership insights series where I share the thoughts of those with extensive experience in leadership.  Today’s insights come from author, speaker and business and professional advisor William Powell.  Tell me a little bit about yourself and your career I have been working in the area of business/professional advising for […]

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Leadership Insights: Andrew Mills

Welcome to another interview in the leadership insights series where I share the thoughts of those with extensive experience in leadership.  Today’s insights come from senior finance professional and business leader Andrew Mills. Tell me a little bit about yourself and your career (or business) I’m 48 years old, married with 2 children, qualified accountant […]

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