Traits of a Leader

High Performance Leaders – 5 Ways They Motivate Employees to Deliver Positive Performance

Barbara Brown, PhD asked: If you read any books on leadership, you will find one common trait used to describe successful leaders: They have the ability to Influence employees to follow them. And while the literature is replete with suggestions on “how” successful leaders influence employees (i.e. they listen, they share, they role model), the […]

Feedback and Rewards

How Managers Can Demolish a Team Without Really Trying!

Jan Springthorpe asked: How managers can demolish a team without really trying. Teamwork is the backbone of good performance in many organisations and team managers have a vital role to play in making teams effective. They can also cause a great deal of damage to teams and totally demolish them in some cases. Maybe it’s […]

Women in Leadership

Ways to Positively Impact Other People – Leadership

Mark Victor Hansen asked: People gather to work and live together in a variety of organizations. Families are organizations. Companies are organizations. Religions are organizations. All come together for some common purpose and are organized to achieve that purpose. How well those organizations are put together can create a legacy beyond the life of the […]

Non Standard Leadership Techniques

Is Your Creativity Supported or Stifled at Work?

Ann Vanino asked: “The new corporate contract is that we’ll offer you an opportunity to express yourself and grow, if you promise to leash yourself to our dream, at least for a while.” – John Sculley, former Apple CEO Creativity is self-expression. One of my favorite business books is David Whyte’s The Heart Aroused: Poetry […]