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How to Make Your Employees Accountable

Accountability is a buzz word that essentially means 'responsibility'. In terms of self-development, keeping ourselves accountable is a crucial way to ensure we're always working our hardest and delivering on our promises and goals. But at the same time,...

Accountability and the Bystander Effect

Successful leaders and business consultants know the importance of accountability. Accountability means staying responsible for what you do and this is one of the very best ways to ensure that you are working to the utmost of your ability. In a business setting,...

7 Mistakes Leaders Make and How To Avoid Them

Many new leaders jump into their role without considering the mistakes they may be making. Leadership comes with responsibilities that include setting good examples and handling issues within the workplace. Once they recognize the mistakes they are making, leaders...

Why Traditional Leadership Fails

Traditional leadership models, also known as Authoritative/Directive leadership, is a management style that’s been used for many years. The definition of an authoritative leadership style, according to Wikipedia (source), is exemplified when a leader dictates policies...

Why Leadership Skills are Important in Life

When did you last think about leadership skills? About 3 seconds before you clicked on this article? In general, why leadership skills are important isn't a topic we really think about yet having good leadership skills is important in every part of our life....

Resilience isn’t achieving constant success

Resilience isn’t achieving constant success – it’s about standing back up after we fall There’s a great quote from the American basketball player Michael Jordan: ‘I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career.  I’ve lost almost 300 games.  Twenty-six times, I’ve been...

Are You An Emerging Leader?

Why Leadership? Why do you want to step up and lead? Is it to serve? To be the "boss"? To be the person with all the responsibility? Or is there another reason you want to lead? You don’t have to be leading an army or a country to benefit from leadership skills....

No sleep? Then you’re under-performing – fact.

At CEO level, you’re paid for what you think, not what you do. If you aren’t getting the right amount of sleep you’re not thinking smart.  Almost every professional knows the negative effects of sleep deprivation intimately.  In a 2016 survey, 80% of British adults...

Are You The Strongest CEO in the Room?

Invest in brain space to be the ‘intellectual juggernaut’ - and strongest CEO in the room  I have just spent the last few weeks in India, carrying out business reviews and growth discussions with several companies that are seeking to be Gazelles or break the $billion...

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