So here’s the thing. Leadership often demands that you make unpopular decisions. It’s a bit like being a parent sometimes where you make decisions for your children and they’ll sulk, protest, plead but… Continue reading
Some food for thought on the distinctions between a manager and a leader
These are the critical 10! Solid foundations or starting points are critical to the success of the mission. Addressing these ‘criticals’ will potentially save a lot of heartache and minimise the risk of failure.
I spent most of my adolescence and adult years surrounded by men. Yes I had female friends but I guess I was a bit of a so-called tomboy. In truth I didn’t feel… Continue reading
No I don’t mean that in a ‘flippin’ ‘eck ark at her/him’ kind of way. But when it comes down to it in many cases, personal presence is a key factor to your… Continue reading
What do you admire about great leaders? What qualities do they have that you want to mirror?
The Microwave era! I love that phrase! It really speaks to a value and a mindset of wanting everything quickly and without much labour. For me it also sums up the need, in… Continue reading
An ability to be humble is a great thing but are there times when it’s not the top trait you need to show? Sometimes you need to get buy in by expressing your… Continue reading
We all have it! But how big is yours? Does it get in the way of your ability to lead? Do you often: Decide not to heed sound advice or ideas just because… Continue reading
Servant Leadership – a definition: “The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.… Continue reading