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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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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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5 Ways To Demonstrate Your Leadership Credentials

same time, feeling accepted as a leader is by no means a right or as a result of your seniority. So what can you do as a leader to demonstrate your leadership credentials? Take responsibility Sometimes things will go well and at other times things will not go so well. As a leader who wants […]

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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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The Real Barriers To Team Success

Teams, as we know, have the potential to contribute significantly to organisational performance. On the other hand they often fail to deliver to optimal performance levels.

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5 ‘C’s Successful Leaders Need

Leading is not easy. I am sure we all agree with that. It is often one of those things that look straightforward if you are on the outside looking in.

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Leadership: What Are Your Strengths and Weaknesses as A Leader

No matter what role we have there are likely to be some things that we do well and others that we are much less effective at doing.  Everyone in a team or organisation brings different skills, qualities and attributes and it is this blend that contributes to delivering successful results. So what is it that […]

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6 Essential Leadership Skills

Leaders need to have a range of skills.  Equally what I’ve noticed over the course of my career is that there really is no magic formula to being good at leading.  In many respects you are always work in progress. That said I have identified 6 that I regard as essential to leadership success: Change […]

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