Want to build great relationships? Then start by assuming positive intent
Apr07

Want to build great relationships? Then start by assuming positive intent

Everyone is different. Everyone is their own unique person. Just because they don’t think or feel like you, that doesn’t mean that they are wrong. People typically do the best they can. Rarely do people intentionally set out to annoy others or create conflict. If somebody says or does something that makes you feel tension, take a step back and look as objectively as possible on the situation. Assume that they have positive intent. If...

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Book Award for The Leader’s Guide to Impact
Mar18

Book Award for The Leader’s Guide to Impact

We are very excited and proud to share that our third book “The Leader’s Guide to Impact” has been honoured as a Book Excellence Awards Finalist in the Leadership category. These Awards honour books that have high quality design, writing and market appeal. Our purpose with writing leadership books is to support leaders around the world in making the most of their unique leadership style – and that’s...

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Let’s embrace the certainty of never-ending Change
Mar16

Let’s embrace the certainty of never-ending Change

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy Do you ever wish things could remain the same for a while? Do you feel like there’s too much change? Do you wish it could just slow down, even if just for a while? To give you a chance to catch up? Yes, we probably all have those wishes at times. Change is all around us though, it’s our constant companion – and for...

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7 Tips for steering your Team through the unexpected
Mar13

7 Tips for steering your Team through the unexpected

Smooth sailing is rare – we are always surrounded by some degree of change. But at times it’s more choppy than usual; more uncertain than the norm. Leading your team well in those circumstances is more important than ever. Team members may feel worried, angry or frustrated and not perform to their best. So what can you do when you find yourself in turbulent times? Here are some practical solutions, which you can adapt to your specific...

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Work/life balance or not?
Mar06

Work/life balance or not?

Christine wanted to encourage her team’s work/life balance, so she kept telling her team members to not work too late, but instead go home at the end of the working day and spend time with friends, family and on hobbies. The team members were really pleased, they had a very positive reaction to this message and responded by leaving the office shortly after 5 most days. However, after about a week, they noticed that they had received...

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Want to be part of a smarter team?
Feb28

Want to be part of a smarter team?

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog Collective intelligence and collective decision making equals the ability to influence more. When a a team or leadership team works well together, with a shared purpose that everyone believes in and owns, something almost magical happens – their impact is multiplied, their teams work better with each, communication flows more effectively, goals are aligned and the risk of confusion...

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