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In the world of leadership, there’s a quiet revolution taking place—one that revolves around leading with love rather than fear. It’s a transformation that focuses on the well-being and success of those being led, rather than solely on achieving results. In this blog, we’ll explore the profound impact of leadership styles driven by fear and …

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Have you noticed that leadership is not a one size fits all? Leadership comes in various shapes and sizes, and whether you have a preference for introversion or extroversion can significantly shape your leadership style. While extroverted leaders often take the spotlight with their charismatic and outgoing nature, the quiet strength of introverted leaders should …

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What do you think is the most powerful force in business? Last Friday I tuned into John Maxwell’s annual leadership fest that is Live2Lead with top draw speakers on leadership. One of the speakers, Marcus Buckingham, asked some great questions about how to get the best out of people, around things like productivity, retention, quality …

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Have you ever had to have a difficult conversation with a team member or perhaps a colleague? For me difficult conversations, or the thought of them, can cause me more than one disturbed night’s sleep. However, the truth is difficult conversations are a part of life. It is easy to forget that having difficult conversations …

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For five years my family and I lived and worked in South India. It was an amazing experience with many cross-cultural challenges. As someone who delivers training, I am on the look out for how engaged participants are with the content. In my own culture I know what disengaged generally looks like. Initially I took …

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If you have the right heart motivation as a leader, then you will be looking for ways you can become more effective. How many times have you found yourself in situations where you wonder how it is that you got there? It could be a conversation with a colleague that turns out badly, or being …

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This last weekend I had the privilege of facilitating a day away for a local charity. What I love about doing these events is seeing the clarity that comes out for the participants on such days. When the questions and discussion have been used to unearth things and make visible some of the things that …

One Thing Successful Leaders Know Which Ensures Growth Read More »

What do you do when you have a free weekend at the end of March? What I do is go hill walking in the Lake District with my best friend. Following the maxim that there is no such thing as the wrong weather only wearing the wrong clothing, we set out to walk and climb …

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The gap in producing insights the last three weeks is because I have been on my travels, and it made me wonder: do you ever make assumptions about things based on the culture you are from? Being back in India was a great reminder of the cultural things I had forgotten. Delayed from returning due …

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