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TRUST RISK JUDGEMENT AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

You can’t be a leader without feeling it! You can’t be a leader without learning as you experience it!

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IS YOUR BUSINESS STRATEGICALLY HEALTHY?

What is the strategic health of a business? Well it is its ability to learn and adapt to its current circumstances whilst shaping itself and its environment to ensure that it has a sustained competitive advantage.

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SUCCESS AND LEADERSHIP

Leadership is about the art of the possible it is not the science that management is as it is far more futuristic in its doctrine

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EFFECTIVE SME COLLABORATION

The most important part of communication is honesty in terms of being honest in what you will do and not what you may do! It is also vital to communicate any change in your intentions- for to announce that you haven’t done something on the day you promised to deliver it it breaks trust!

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Leadership-Self Sabotage and Self Awareness

Self awareness whether self-induced or externally initiated is key to keeping a leader straight and true for self-sabotage can easily slip into a leaders repertoire without it

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CAN YOU BE A LEADER IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ORGANISATION

A common fallacy is that leadership starts from the top. Leadership can start from anywhere and we have all been in organisations where one well led department succeeds far more than others. Great when you are part of that success but not so if you are without it.  The leaders at the top of the […]

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Can You Manage Change?

Change management is a term all too frequently used in the modern business world. Most humans are averse to change as they naturally fear the unknown and prefer to remain within their comfort blanket. So how do you manage something that requires leadership to inspire and motivate people to move from their current comfortable position. […]

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THE DUTIES OF A LEADER

So you think you are a leader? Well how good a leader are you? A good leader is dedicated, for to inspire and motivate a team you have to be. But how good are you at all the various sometimes unpleasant duties of leadership? For leadership is a duty and not a bauble to aspire to. Moral […]

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Pub Management or Leadership Challenge

My daughter and her partner took over the management of a pub last week and the machinations of their installation were quite incredible to observe, as much from a professional perspective as from a parental one. My primary concerns don’t lie with my confidence in their abilities, neither, believe it or not, with the apparent […]

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MEASURING LEADERSHIP EFFICACY

As a leader how well do you do? Easy ask your workforce and generally if you, the leader, ask they will tell you the good bits that you do well. But how often do people tell their bosses their weaknesses? It is not generally a career enhancing move and if it does happen it happens […]

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