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THE KEY PASSIVE COGNITIVE LEADERSHIP SKILLS

A cognitive leader is someone who understands what needs to be done when, someone who has the courage and judgement to lead their teams through the toughest of ordeals and environments; someone who uses the cohesive power of the team and all its attributes. To become a cognitive leader you need to have complete faith in yourself and complete faith in those around you.

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LEADERSHIP BARRIERS, FAILURES, SHAME AND SUCCESS

The key challenge for modern leaders in whatever position or role they occupy is ensuring their response to their barriers, failures, challenges and shame they meet in their leadership positions matches the environment and reinforces their desire for success.

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EXECUTIVE BOARD BUILDING – COURAGE and RESILIENCE

Given the business environment of today – which is likely to fair better? Those ‘the birds of a feather’ who will undoubtedly get along famously as they crash together, or the bloodied and battered ‘band of brothers’ who invariably emerge stronger and better equipped to deal with life’s most difficult challenges?

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TODAY’S BUSINESS LEADERS NEED STRATEGY

Strategy is about inspiration and vision in a changing environment, it affords an opportunity to select a course and change a course, dependent upon the situational requirement to map out a route that matches the circumstances and yet still delivers the required end state

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ORGANISATIONAL or CULTURAL CHANGE?

Does your organisation or business need to change? If it is not producing the required profit, productivity and or other performance outcomes required of it then the answer is most likely yes. If change is required, specifically

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THE POWER OF ENGAGEMENT

If the average salary of an employee in a 500 person organization is £25,000 then the annual cost of disengagement is over £4 million and £17, 1200 a day. I think that deserves a CEOs and Board’s attention.

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Leadership Profit Conundrum

However, company profit generally does not motivate and influence staff engagement and performance throughout an organisation. In fact, growth linked to

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KICKING THE FEAR OF FAILURE IN THE TEETH

Failure is not something to be avoided but something to be encouraged, all creative ventures yield to the maximum when failure is embraced rather than shunned.

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Leadership without Authority

We define leadership simply as the ability to influence and motivate others to perform successfully. ‘Measured’ against this definition the significance and importance of behaviour and personal attributes is immediately apparent, especially when considering leadership at all levels, including peer group and self leadership.

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LEADERSHIP- THE ART OF FORGETTING

Modern Leaders must be able to make clear decisions drawn from myriad bits of information; their decisions need to reflect a big picture understanding. With information becoming so abundant in this modern age, it is very easy to become overloaded and therefore not to comprehend the big picture.

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