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Leadership Insights from Leading by Sir Alex Ferguson

I don’t read that many books from those in sport. At the same time I was looking forward to reading Leading by Sir Alex Ferguson. Ferguson has a reputation for being someone who demands hard work and for having quite a temper. When you get into the book you start to see the differences between […]

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Can Professionals Be Leaders?

One of the questions that I am often asked is whether those from a professional or technical background can make the step into management and leadership role.  In this video blog post I share my thoughts.     To sign up for my free e-course Leadership Success click here

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Are You Ready To Lead?

Leading can appear really easy when you are on the outside looking in.  The reality is however very different.   I often think of leading a bit like mountain climbing.  Once you reach one peak there is another to be conquered.  There is always another challenge waiting for you.   People often ask me what […]

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What To Do When You Have A Major Setback As A Leader

Being in a leadership role is tough and without doubt there are going to be many highs and lows.  When you encounter those lows it can sometimes feel like it is the end of the world and really knock your confidence. So what can you do to bounce back when you encounter setbacks as a […]

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Great Leadership Traits

Many of us aspire to be successful leaders.  In this latest audio from my weekly leadership and management series I share my thoughts on what traits the most successful leaders have. I also invite you to leave a comment with some of the best traits you have seen in leaders or perhaps that you have. […]

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15 Myths About Leading

As someone who has extensive experience of leading and helps others to achieve success as a leader or manager, I am a pretty avid reader around the topic. While there are many great insights and words of wisdom, there are many myths too.

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7 Great Leader Characteristics

Being a successful leader is much more than just having good skills.  Your personal attributes or characteristics are just as important to your success.  In fact some research would suggest that these are even more vital to your success.  Of the host of characteristics that leaders have, here are my top 7. Commitment Leadership is […]

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7 Attributes Of Successful Leaders

High levels of personal commitment and willing to do what it takes. Ready and able to bounce back from setbacks and disappointments. Able to keep hold of the bigger picture even when dealing with the here and now. Committed to helping others to achieve success. Willing to make the time for others. Courageous and willing […]

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Are You A Leader Or Potential Leader?

I guess if you are reading this blog post, you are either a leader, an aspiring leader or someone with a real interest in leadership. So what questions do you need to think about when determining whether you are a leader or aspiring leader? I am the type of person who makes things happen. I […]

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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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