Have you ever considered that what you truly expect from your team is what is holding it back. Understand this one simple concept and the sky is the limit. Continue reading
It is at this point that I can almost hear a collective “What the !!!!???” radiating across the globe. Followed closely by “Has he lost his mind?” “What the heck is he talking about?” and “What have love languages got to do with leadership?” Continue reading
The ongoing belief that there is a need to define the skills a manager verses leader needs to utlise is outdated and has to stop. A high performing leader is the one that can access the right tool at the right time without some sort of limiting metaphorical line. Continue reading
Just recently I had a bizarre experience with a friend that I hadn’t seen for over 2 years.
I rang him up to organise for a well overdue catch-up and indicated that I would pick him up and we could go to the restaurant we regularly went too in years gone by. He had moved since last time we had spoken so I asked for directions on how to get there from my place. Continue reading
If we had to list all the leadership models that are available today that proclaim to assist you to be more engaging, effective leaders, our brains would simply get up and leave. The absolute mountains of these models can be confusing even for the most astute. Although now and again one comes along that not only makes sense, it is useable and stands the test of time. Steven Covey in his book, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” outlined seven very useful tips for any leader. It is well worth a read. It is this article we are going to focus on the one ‘habit’ that is observed in leaders most often.
When Mr Covey investigated those people that seem to achieve more out of their day, influence others and remain calm when all those around are falling apart, he found they implement a particular strategy that others don’t. Continue reading
We tend to follow those that go before us. Although there are times when you have to strike out on your own and take the road less traveled. So are you turning left like everyone else or are you willing to step up and step out and turn right?