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Failure is the key to great leadership

We're used to reading everywhere that all great leaders have the characteristics of good decision making and delegation. But what about another characteristic all great leaders have in common - failure. Often the path to being a great leader isn't a smooth one. In fact, it's often our failures that teach us the most important lessons to be being great leaders.

Article by: Chieu Cao | Published: 5 September 2018

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Leadership lessons from Gareth Southgate’s team transformation

The England football team’s World Cup success and has amazed and inspired the country, turning the experience of watching the team from dread to delight. "During my career everyone was talking about the tactical and technical elements of the game but more often it was the mental game seemed that was the difference between success and failure."

Article by: Jeremy Snape | Published: 11 July 2018

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Three Steps to Fear-Free Leadership

Fear may be stopping talented senior managers and directors in your organisation from stepping up. As talented individuals take on increased responsibility, there is an expectation that they glide seamlessly to leadership. Yet the level of challenge and exposure can leave them feeling overwhelmed and vulnerable.

Article by: Alison Reid | Published: 12 June 2018

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The Changeist
Print – Issue 163 | Article of the Week

How we react is entirely within our control and appreciating this can make all the difference. As leaders of change, this is the message we must impart to our people if we wish to be successful. For only your people can deliver your business strategy. Only your people can deliver the change your business requires.

Article by: Campbell Macpherson | Published: 6 June 2018

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Nurturing executives for long term success

Successful leaders are the sum of many parts, and successful leadership teams are the result of a combination of complementary sums that play to individual and team strengths. Contributor By Dr Andy Brown, CEO – ENGAGE. Nurturing these strengths is critical, not just at key business moments, but using a sustained, long-term approach that allows teams to evolve to meet new challenges, and to support seamless succession planning. Leadership nurturing can be addressed in a number of ways, but most critically businesses needs to focus on:

Article by: Dr Andy Brown | Published: 15 May 2018

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Can Leadership be Beautiful and Profitable?

Beauty, not in the sense of style, but in delivering truth, meaning and purpose. Stories that aim to fill the soul and inspire the mind to make change for better business and a more human world. I hope they will help us all understand how and why beautiful businesses endure.

Article by: Alan Moore | Published: 8 May 2018

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Curating positive leadership skills

While there are many factors involved in building a productive, effective and happy workforce – including pay, benefits, progression opportunities and training – one which is often taken for granted is social learning: the process of learning by observing and imitating the behaviour of those around us.

Article by: Nick Cutland | Published: 7 May 2018

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Why do leaders pick a fight?

A provocative stance taken by the organisation leaders presents HR with a number of challenges. The first being to understand why. Why would a chief executive or leader of a council pick a fight with their staff?  Why would the leader claim that there was not enough support for the changes when there had been few moans or complaints?

Article by: Blair McPherson | Published: 22 April 2018

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The Importance of EQ Emotional Intelligence in Business

Most people know what IQ Intelligence Quotient is, but few know about EQ Emotional Quotient/Intelligence. Where IQ is the measurement of the brains ability to think, problem solve and memory;  EQ Emotional Quotient/Intelligence is the measurement of an individual to understand others; how they think, feel and their personal concerns.

Article by: Michael Marshall | Published: 13 April 2018

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Leadership – self-esteem or competence or a combination of both?

Studies and research into management and leadership is showing that the motivation of individuals striving to be in management and leadership and stay in these positions, is primarily based on achieving power and achieving self-esteem; both, self-esteem how they feel about themselves and how they think others perceive them.

Article by: Michael Marshall | Published: 12 April 2018