Why all leaders must be more strategic

Why all leaders must be more strategic

Strategic leadership sounds really hard. You probably need to have a PhD or at least an MBA from a prestigious university right? You need to be sitting in the C-suite too, don't you? Nope. You can be more strategic too, and it will help you be a better leader. It doesn't matter what type of [...]
3 habits of effective leaders

3 habits of effective leaders

All leaders want to be effective. Whether we lead an operational team, are a member of a committee or running a project, it doesn’t really matter. In this post I want to talk about habits of effective leaders, rather than general characteristics. Why? Because habits can be developed over time. It’s no good saying that […]

21 types of employees and how to lead them

21 types of employees and how to lead them

There are many and varied types of employees. They all require slightly different approaches when you’re leading them. People are complex, and therefore a one-size fits all approach will never work. You may need to adapt your leadership style to cater for the different types of employees. In this post I’ll discuss how to approach […]

Want to lead? Understand your leadership weaknesses

Want to lead? Understand your leadership weaknesses

These days, it is common to read about strengths-based approaches to leadership and development. The idea is to maximise the talents of the leader and concentrate on them, rather than focusing on their leadership weaknesses. However, it is instructive to know your leadership weaknesses. It’s not about beating yourself up and focusing on the negatives. […]