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Four E’s of High Performing Leaders

It is difficult to simply explain, what exactly makes a good leader, what we need to look for in people who will make good leaders or which skills we need to develop ...
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Absentee Leaders!

I write this post as another great example of poor leadership within sport. On saturday the club I have always supported, Leeds United, were beaten 1-6 at home against a team that ...
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Doing whats Right!

One of the things I have always believed, is that as Leaders, we always need to do the right thing, and this is something I have always tried to do throughout my ...
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Vision, Perseverance, and Initiative

All we need is a Vision, Perseverance and Initiative and we can achieve anything. Excellent video with excellent examples. Enjoy ...
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Its not about the What, it’s about the Why!

People don't buy into what we do, they buy into why we do it. Why is much more important, it helps us create an emotional connection, build loyalty and trust. It's the ...
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Leadership impact

As leaders we need to understand the impact that we have and also the responsibility that comes with that. Leaders are always leaders, during every encounter, every meeting, every presentation, every casual ...
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If at first you don’t succeed…

It doesn't matter how many times you have failed, success is always just around the corner ...
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Accountability

Accountability is not something that can be delegated, subcontracted or outsourced. As President Truman said, "the buck stops here". Responsibility on the other hand, is something that we can pass on to ...
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Innovation

Innovation is a huge buzz word at the moment. Everywhere you look people are innovating; trying to innovate; or are being told that without innovation their company has no future. So what ...
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Hope for the best, but plan for the worst!

Today, I thought I'd write about contingency as this came up in a project that I was reviewing. Everyone knows that projects can be risky, and usually we add varying degrees of ...
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Dealing with Uncertainty

As Leaders one of our main roles is to deal with uncertainty, to provide leadership and guidance for our teams when the way ahead is not always clear or obvious. This is ...
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Big, Bold and Inspiring Goals

As leaders it is our responsibility to set big, bold goals for our organisations. We need to challenge ourselves and our teams to constantly keep improving, striving to be the best that ...
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