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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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6 Leadership Insights From The Acumen Business Law Convention 2013

I attended the 2013 Acumen Business Law convention at the Grand Hotel in Brighton yesterday.  It was the second time and once again delivered great value.   A big theme of the convention was an area that is of great interest to me, which is leadership.  So what did I learn about leadership from the […]

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Top 10 Blog Posts of All Time

I regularly post to the blog in the areas of leadership, management, team working and careers.  Like everyone else I like to track what is popular and what is not as part of my end of year review. So what have been the most viewed blog posts from Goals and Achievements of all time? #1: […]

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What’s Poor Leadership and Management Costing

Most people recognise that good leaders and managers can make a huge difference to business performance. Part of the way they do this is through the way they operate and work with others that they lead or manage. I came across an article the other day The Real Cost Of Bad Bosses on www.inc.com that […]

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5 Leadership Myths

We all probably have our own views about leadership.  While it is true that we might all have slightly different views, I wonder if you are falling into the trap of believing 5 of the most common leadership myths. Leadership Myth 1: Leaders are born Now I don’t know about you but I have yet […]

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Leadership Myths: People Are Born Leaders

How often have you heard people say that some people are just born leaders?  While some people might have some attributes that can help them to more easily make the transition to leadership, truth is leadership skills can be developed. There are a number of ways of doing this: Going on a course Getting a […]

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Leadership and Motivation

One of the biggest challenges you will face as a leader is staying motivated and motivating others.  People often believe that there is some magic potion around motivation but the reality is that it can be tough. Self Motivation Self motivation is key as a leader, so how might you do it: 1. Set yourself personal […]

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Management and Leadership: 5 Ways to Be More Influential

Managers and leaders need to deliver results.  The extent to which they deliver results depends on how effective they are when it comes to influencing.  You might have to influence staff, your boss, the Board, funding bodies or lenders to name just a few.  So how can you achieve better results through better influencing? Tip […]

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The Top 5 Mistakes of Less Successful Leaders

Anyone who takes the step into a leadership role wants to prosper and achieve success in my experience.  So what are the top 5 mistakes that less successful leaders make and what can you do differently? Mistake 1: Survival rather than results focus Your role as a leader is to get results.  Yet in my […]

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