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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Be generous with credit, stingy with blame
Feb27

Be generous with credit, stingy with blame

Want to have greater impact with your peers? The blame game is an excellent way to have negative impact, so it is definitely something to avoid. Take personal responsibility by focusing on solutions rather than blame if something goes wrong. And recognise the good things your peers do: praise constructive behaviour, give credit where credit is due. Never claim credit that is not yours. Be confident enough to lift others up and them...

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Leadership in 2020 – as predicted in 2014
Feb18

Leadership in 2020 – as predicted in 2014

In 2014 we were asked to write an article about what leadership would look like in 2020, and why. The published article follows below. Have a read – does this represent the leadership landscape of 2020? And what do you think are the leadership development trends for the next few years? Please comment below. Thanks! Leadership is fluid and dynamic, it is changing continuously. What leadership was all about 20 years ago has...

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