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How To Lead In Finance

As a qualified accountant you have probably invested a huge amount of time, energy and money in gaining your professional qualifications. Not unreasonably you want to get a return on your investment. Like most professions the only way to get more money is to take on management and leadership roles. Some take this on enthusiastically […]

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How To Lead A Team

Created a short video sharing some thoughts on how to lead a team effectively    

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What To Do When You Have A High Performing Team

As a leader and manager you always want to deliver great performance.  At the same time leading or managing or high performing team brings some specific challenges, not least complacency. So if you are leading or managing a high performing team, how do you make sure it stays that way? Continually Set New Challenges High […]

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How Leaders and Managers Limit The Potential Of Teams

At some level every leader and manager recognises the potential of teams to delivering great results. Despite this leaders and managers sometimes unconsciously can limit the potential of teams in a number of ways. Not Setting Clear Goals If a team is not clear about what it trying to deliver it is always going to […]

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How To Support Your Team In Times Of Change

Change is happening all the time in organisations.  Most of the time people just go with the flow.  From time to time there will be more significant changes such as: A significant change to working practices Tackling a financial crisis within the organisation that might necessitate redundancy Integrating newly acquired into your organisation and ways […]

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10 Big Challenges In Leading A Team

As you progress in your career you are likely to find that sooner rather than later you are in a position where you are leading a team. While leading a team is hugely rewarding there are many challenges too. So what are the big challenges you need to overcome if you are to achieve success? […]

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20 Ways To Stand Out As A Leader

Anyone who makes it to the role of the leader is good at what they do. At the same time, not everyone stands out as a leader. So I thought it might be interesting to share my thoughts and invite your thoughts on what it takes to stand out as a leader.

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5 Realities Of Leading A Team

What other suggestions would you add to this list of realities?

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5 Challenges Of Leading A Team

Maintaining morale and keeping people positive. Generating new and different ideas to tackle old and long standing problems. Dealing effectively with the underperformers. Getting everyone to pull together, especially when they have different values or aspirations. Dealing with the dominant people who try to railroad everything to suit their circumstances. What else would you add? […]

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10 Keys To Successful Team Leadership

Leading a team brings both challenges and rewards, so what are 10 key things that you need to be doing to successfully lead a team? Be a great listener. Use your ears and mouth in the correct proportion. Take decisions and don’t procrastinate. Remember, decisions lead to action and action leads to results. Be clear […]

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