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How to be a work-life role model

Everyone struggles to find the right balance between work and life. As a leader, how you personally handle this challenge influences your team members. They are looking to you for signs of what they can and should do. Here is how you can set a good... read more

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How to make good decisions faster

As a leader, learning to make good decisions without hesitation and procrastination is a capability that can set you apart from your peers. While others vacillate on tricky choices, your team could be hitting deadlines and producing the type of results... read more

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How to stop bad leadership behaviours

Establishing feedback mechanisms for employees to express concerns or report bad leadership behaviour can help address issues early. However, if you want to empower, engage, or motivate others, don't just focus on increasing your positive behaviours. Pay... read more

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How to build trust within your team

Trust is the foundation of effective leadership. Without trust between you and your employees it’s difficult to establish a positive working relationship. Levels of employee trust influence your company culture. If there is a lack of trust... read more

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10 characteristics of effective leaders

Great leaders come in all shapes and sizes, and they are not limited to a particular industry or to listed companies. An effective leader can be anyone from a politician to a small business owner. However, despite the vast differences in professions and... read more

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How to change your thinking

Groundbreaking ideas are no longer a luxury when success is contingent upon an organisation’s ability to adapt, innovate, and improve. To surface groundbreaking ideas, you need to challenge the long-held beliefs the people in your organisation ... read more

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How to show your strength as a leader

Competence can be established by virtue of the position you hold, your reputation, and your actual performance. But your presence matters too. Fortunately, you don’t need to be the master of self-esteem to to appear confident. If you want people to see... read more

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How to recognise your moment of obligation

People who successfully tackle big problems are often driven by a specific event or time in their lives when they felt compelled to act. These “moments of obligation” can drive you to start working on a problem, and keep at it when you might feel like... read more

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How to lead in a crisis

When leading through a crisis, most leaders are forced to think and behave in ways that feel unfamiliar. In a time-pressured, make-or-break situation, you might wonder if you should take charge and command action or take the time to enable the innovation... read more

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10 reasons why avid readers become effective leaders

We are taught from a very young age that reading as much as possible is the pathway to success and fulfillment. Picture the smartest, hardest-working person you know, and chances are you picture them in a library poring over a variety of texts for hours... read more