January 2015 archive

Leaders – different from followers?

Mae West had a great repertoire of one-liners. One of my favourites is one that I am frequently reminded of when I hear some political and business leaders speak: “That’s enough about me. Let’s talk about you. What do you think of me?” There is real danger inherent in the leadership position that sadly we …

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Leading well: 4 critical behaviours?

Few people would argue against the importance of leaders in effective organisations. Similarly most see them as vital in helping organisations through change. We recognise that where leadership is missing or misaligned, things do not go well. As a result, leadership has been high on the curriculum for management analysis and development for many decades. …

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