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The Worst Manager I Ever Worked For

I’ve written lots of articles about the good and bad qualities which can impact how leaders can be perceived, their influence and the success that they can achieve.  Today I thought I would write an article about the worst manager I ever worked for, to give a real-life example of the impacts that bad management […]

By |December 10th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Start of My Leadership Journey

One of the most common questions I get asked is, “what was it that got you interested in leadership, what started your leadership journey and why?”

It might seem hard to believe, but my first experience, and what I believe to be one of my defining experiences happened when I was just ten years old, and […]

By |December 9th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

6 Mistakes That Rookie Leaders Make

The transition from technical expert to first-time leader is a difficult step and one that causes many to stumble and fail.  I know this from personal experience.

In fact, I initially struggled to get the respect of my team, almost lost control and failed to deliver the project I was leading. Fortunately, I had a very supportive […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

7 Regrets of a Failed Entrepreneur

95% percent of new start-up businesses fail, and often for reasons that were completely avoidable. Others fail because of a lack of organization, preparation, or a good understanding of what takes to run a successful business.

Unfortunately, I have experienced plenty of that failure myself. 

When it happens, afterward, there is always a feeling of regret for things that, […]

By |December 8th, 2017|Leadership Values|0 Comments

10 Simple Things Teams Expect of Their Leaders

On my first day in a leadership position, I remember calling a meeting with my team and saying, “Here are my expectations of you.”

When I finished, I asked if there were any questions, and one of the team raised his hand and said: “Do you know what are our expectations of you?”

As this was my first leadership […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

20 Bad Habits That Stop You From Becoming A Great Leader

You can learn a great deal by reading books and articles about what the good leadership habits, ones that you can copy to help improve your leadership, and I highly recommend that. But it’s also worth taking the time to learn what bad leaders do, what habits they exhibit so that we can learn what […]

By |December 6th, 2017|Leadership Secrets|0 Comments

7 Regrets of a Failed Entrepreneur

 
7 Regrets of a Failed Entrepreneur
Around eighty percent of new businesses fail, and many of them for reasons that were completely avoidable. Some of the failures are because of a lack of organization, preparation, or a good understanding of what takes to run a successful company.

Sadly, I have experienced plenty of that failure myself. 

When these failures happen afterward, […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Benefits of Outcome Based Thinking

Benefits of Outcome Based Thinking
I remember I was in a meeting where we were discussing a tech fair that we were going to hold to present some of the latest technological advances to our business partners.

Our CIO asked if there were any questions, and I raised my hand and asked what’s the goal we’re trying […]

By |December 1st, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

What If There Was A Secret Formula For Success?

What If There Was A Secret Formula For Success?
What if there was a secret formula for success: a simple, easy-to-understand, repeatable formula that you could follow that would improve our results?

If there is a formula for success, then it doesn’t seem to be well-known. IBM states that 60 percent of all IT projects fail, Bloomberg research shows […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

3 Habits That Kill Employee Engagement

3 Habits That Kill Employee Engagement
Creating engaged and empowered teams should be the goal of every leader in business. When you have engaged empowered teams, they almost become self-sufficient, self-leading and that helps to create a culture of continuous improvement which will achieve amazing results.

Building engaged empowered teams should be easy, but it’s often sabotaged by the manager who makes these three […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Leadership Secrets|0 Comments