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Delivering Sustained Success as a Leader

What type of leader are you? The one who sets up the organisation and people for sustained success or The one who applies sticking plasters and then moves on before they become unstuck? Delivering short term success by acting on all the easy stuff is simple.  Trouble is that if you are not careful you […]

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Leadership: Tackling the Top Leadership Challenges

As a leader you face many challenges.  There are however some top challenges that you need to address to achieve success.  So what are they and what can you do about them? Challenge 1: Human resources management Attracting, retaining and managing talent is one of the biggest challenges you face as a leader.  The best […]

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3 Realities of Leading

Stepping into a leadership role is a significant step in just about every profession.  Initially you feel excited and energised and appear to be going along on a crest of a wave.  Sadly, much as we would like this feeling to last for ever, the realities of leading is somewhat different. So what are some […]

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Career: What do you want and why?

If you are reading this blog, I am guessing that you are probably someone who wants to achieve success as a manager or leader and have a successful career.  When it comes to our career and setting goals , very few have a clear idea of what they want and why they want it. Think about […]

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Leadership: Are You Making The Tough Calls

Pick up any newspaper, trawl the internet or turn on your TV or radio and you are probably hearing a lot about the economy.  At times like this, leaders really earn their salary.  In many ways times like now really set apart the best from the rest. If you are in a leadership role right now, you […]

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Leadership Tips: The Importance of Communication

Communication is not just a core leadership skill but also a core ingredient to your success.  Communication includes speaking, writing and listening.  As a leader, you need to master all three. Speaking How many times each day do you speak.  Probably quite a few.  As a leader you need to get your message across as […]

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The Key Benefits Of Being An Enthusiastic Leader

Being a leader can be rewarding and at the same time challenging.  Enthusiasm is a key characteristic of being a successful leader.  So what are some of the key benefits of being an enthusiastic leader?   Benefit 1: Others follow  Who would you be most likely to follow.  Someone who is upbeat and focuses on […]

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What do business leaders do?

The role of the leader can sometimes be difficult for those not in leadership roles to understand.  From my experience there are 6 key functions of  business leaders: Providing the overall long term direction Selecting the right strategies to achieve the overall long term direction Making things happen without taking on all of the execution […]

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