You can learn to harness the ways of being that work for you so you only use them when you need to. In this article we look at how you can choose who to be.
We don’t believe you can pretend to be what you’re not. But recent research suggests you can change the way you feel by altering your body language.
This article looks at the current meltdown in politics and suggests seven effective do’s and don’ts for leaders everywhere.
Authentic Leadership is the practice of accomplishment through enablement. It is distinct from the more familiar autocratic leadership which seeks aggrandisement through control. Everyone can be an authentic leader and the first step is to make the choice and the decision to pursue authentic leadership. Like a martial art, authentic leadership is both a lifelong study and an intentional way of life. The choice to be an authentic leader is… read more →
Leadership is difficult work, and it can be easy to stray from who we are at the core in order to satisfy business imperatives. Being totally authentic may present particular challenges in today’s highly competitive environments where, for example, proprietary knowledge needs to be closely guarded, or where news of impending lay-offs needs to be managed in order to avoid losing key staff. We can be unwittingly mired in politics.… read more →
In part 1 of ‘Leadership 101’, we looked at what the key aspects and attributes of leadership are, those vital for developing skills that will last throughout your working life. In part 2, we turn our focus instead to leadership styles. Good leaders are agile, able to flex their leadership style based on the situation. Detailed below are four different styles of leadership. If you find yourself locked in to… read more →