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Do I Have Good Team Leadership Skills?

Do I Have Good Team Leadership Skills? Successful managers are just so because they know how to lead and manage their people – often, however, we do not take the time to evaluate how effective and efficient our Team might... Continue Reading →

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Am I A Leader Manager or Entrepreneur?

Am I A Leader Manager or Entrepreneur? Leader: has a focus upon CHANGE, sets the direction, brings resources together and motivates people. Manager: has a focus upon COMPLEXITY, plans, organises, coordinates, optimises and controls. Entrepreneur: has a focus upon OPPORTUNITY,... Continue Reading →

Are You An Entrepreneurial Leader?

Are You An Entrepreneurial Leader? Ask yourself the following questions to find out! Do you take personal responsibility for the Department/Section as if it really was your own business? Do you really focus upon the customer? Do you look at... Continue Reading →

Four Essential Qualities Of A Good Leader

Four Essential Qualities Of A Good Leader The leadership qualities that are required to make a good leader can vary in different companies, teams and situations. However there are four key qualities that staff look for in a leader, regardless... Continue Reading →

What Will The Leader Of The Future Look Like?

What Will The Leader Of The Future Look Like? Today's chief executive already looks very different to that of 50 years ago. That person was almost certainly a He, sitting on the top- of a deep pyramid/hierarchy and expected to... Continue Reading →

How To Prepare Future Leaders

How To Prepare Future Leaders Ice hockey players skate not to where the puck is, but where it is going next – so how can we prepare our future leaders for the working world of tomorrow? Create a culture of... Continue Reading →

What Skills Are Needed To Be An Effective Leader?

Briefing – delivers necessary and accurate information to staff at the right time and ensures their understanding Inquiring – gathers all the available information as a basis for informed decision making and problem solving Caring  - recognises the needs of... Continue Reading →

Top Three Qualities of Effective Leaders

Enthusiasm – an ability to motivate the team. Confidence – gaining the confidence of the team and having confidence in both the individual members of that team and the collective effort of the team. Integrity  - demonstrating loyalty to the... Continue Reading →

Power Managers: How To Identify Them

The Meddler: watch them subvert any planning session. Micro manager: see them constantly deliver updates of doom, confusion and interference. Correcto: they just love correcting/amending any work from anyone. Frustrated schoolteacher possibly! The Screamer: neck veins bulging, red-faced and producing... Continue Reading →

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