Tag Archive: Ego

7 Ways Leaders Hinder or Destroy Teams and Organisations

Unfortunately this is a cross sector phenomena!  Whether it’s government, big corporations, local authority, large NGOs or your one-office voluntary sector organisation or teams of people working in the community, it can all… Continue reading

Disingenuous Leadership

They come in many shapes and forms! On this occasion I am talking about the leader who preys on the ignorance of the people to position themselves as being a central player in… Continue reading

ABC of Detractors I – Q

Continued from A-H, we all know someone. Who do you recognise? I –  Interjector and interrupter Irene The interrupter is not there to listen but feels they would burst if they don’t get… Continue reading

The ABC of Detractors A – H

We all know someone – who do you recognise? A  – Argumentative Amy No matter what you say – they will always want to have a counter argument.  Their favourite word is ‘but’… Continue reading

To be Popular or Principled?

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

Qualities of an Effective Leader

What do you admire about great leaders? What qualities do they have that you want to mirror?

Read the room!

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

Ego!

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