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Formal v Informal Authority

People often ask me whats the difference between formal and informal authority and which do I feel is more important. Whenever someone is promoted to a Leadership…
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Leading in Uncertainty

Leading in uncertain times, is one of the toughest leadership challenges there is. Here's are 5 tips that I try to follow when undertaking this challenge. Tell…
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20 Questions for Leaders 17/20 Social Networking

From 20 Questions for Leaders: Can you explain the impact, if any, that social networking and Web 2.0 has made on your organization or you personally? From…
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Leadership Suicide

I often write that one of the key foundation stones of leadership is trust. Without trust there is no real basis for people to follow you. So…
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Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

As I was sat in a hospital waiting room for 4 hours with no news of what was going on, it occurred to me just how important…
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Trust, the currency of Leadership

Trust is the only currency that really matters when it comes to Leadership. Our customers need to be able to trust us, they need to know that…
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Trust – The Essence of Leadership

Excellent leadership video from Colin Powell on the essence of leadership. I fully agree with him that it all comes down to trust, if people don't trust…
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Leadership 360

In order to be perceived as being successful as a leader we need to be successful in all directions, with our teams, with our peers and also…
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Inspiring confidence

As a leader one of our key roles is to inspire confidence, but confidence in whom? For me the following quote is the real answer to that…
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