Why You Need to Develop Your Influencing Style in 2020

What exactly is influencing; and importantly, how can you develop this essential skill? In essence, influencing is the ability to affect the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something else. And the ability to understand and harness the power of influence is the key to effective leadership. In today's business world, effective leadership requires [...]

Why You Need to Develop Your Influencing Style in 20202020-02-05T09:01:17+00:00

7 Ways To Be An Inspiring Leader For Your Team This Year

It’s a fact that today’s leader is often required to wear many hats while delivering on all the expectations their team have, including; being a business visionary, a clear communicator, being the route to their next promotion, a development guru, confidante and the list goes on. In today’s workplace, a modern leader is expected to [...]

7 Ways To Be An Inspiring Leader For Your Team This Year2018-04-01T22:03:17+01:00

Do You Have the Skills of a High Performing Leader?

In today’s challenging business economy. High-performance leadership skills are in demand.  The question is what are the key traits needed in today’s leadership landscape? Here are seven that we see embodied in successful leaders.    Strategic Business Thinking  We live in a disruptive world; driverless cars, Airbnb, Gocardless and the list goes on. In a recent Harvard Business Review post, the [...]

Do You Have the Skills of a High Performing Leader?2018-04-01T22:03:19+01:00

What Leaders Must STOP Doing in Order to Succeed

Leadership behaviours ? Something we all strive to develop. As a leader, you’re probably always trying to build your skills. That’s admirable, but it’s also missing a fundamental rule of transformative leadership. That is, leadership growth is often more about stopping doing certain things than it is about doing new things. Our leadership habits are [...]

What Leaders Must STOP Doing in Order to Succeed2018-04-01T22:03:21+01:00

3 Traits of Successful Leaders

According to the CIM and other respected experts the data related to managers and leaders in the UK is rather dismal. The truth is there is a similar pattern present across the globe. Did you know that four out of five British bosses are 'accidental managers' who have never been trained? This is potentially costing [...]

3 Traits of Successful Leaders2018-04-01T22:03:22+01:00

The 6 Must-Have Skills of Today’s Modern Leader

There’s a shift at play in the world of work. Employees are no longer content to work a lifetime in the same job, tacitly accepting poor leadership from their managers in exchange for a monthly salary. Today, as companies battle to keep employees engaged and people shift jobs regularly when their needs are not met, [...]

The 6 Must-Have Skills of Today’s Modern Leader2018-04-01T22:03:23+01:00

3 Questions Virtual Leaders Must Ask Themselves

Recent research shared by Rosalind Torres revealed the shocking fact that over 50% of companies have talent gaps within their leadership teams; with leaders unequipped for their changing role. Not a huge surprise when you consider the current rate of change and the global environments we all operate in. The competency frameworks we worked with [...]

3 Questions Virtual Leaders Must Ask Themselves2018-04-01T22:03:35+01:00

Is Goal Setting Still As Valuable Today?

Following on from a previous article on great questions to ask yourself as a leader, one I often get asked is about goal setting. Is it still relevant? Why doesn't it seem to work? Why do I run out of steam? How can I make it compelling? Let’s start at the beginning. Yes goals work.  [...]

Is Goal Setting Still As Valuable Today?2018-04-01T22:03:35+01:00

Dan Pink and The Power Of Motivation

The power of motivation? Now here is a topic that is full of confusion. I want to share an interesting video by Dan Pink in an outstanding TED talk he gave some time ago. It is a known fact that true motivation is not exactly what people might think.Make your self a cuppa and sit [...]

Dan Pink and The Power Of Motivation2018-04-01T22:03:37+01:00