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Leadership – attitude, energy and awareness

Leadership – attitude, energy and awareness

If you ask a dozen or so chemical engineers to define Reynolds number, they would all undoubtedly reply, “the ratio of inertial forces to viscous forces within a fluid which is subjected to relative internal movement” They will even be able to cite the equation Re =...

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LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP

Leadership is not about self, it’s about others LEADERSHIP Listening to others - "We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say” Encouraging others - “Nine tenths of education is encouragement” Accompanying others - “Don’t let others follow your...

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Leadership – Making a difference

Leadership – Making a difference

The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” Robert F. Kennedy One of the hallmarks of leadership is “making a difference”, not necessarily world making differences or even country making differences but simple everyday differences. Here...

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Leadership energy

Leadership energy

“energy, not time is the fundamental currency of high performance” Jim Loehr and Tony Schwarz One of the key aspects of leadership is to energise others to contribute to the effectiveness and success of the organisations of which they are members. Physical energy...

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Attitude Energy and Awareness

Attitude Energy and Awareness

What do attitude, energy and awareness have in common? Leadership is defined as: "the ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute to the effectiveness and success of the organisations of which they are members” GLOBE Study This is...

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The importance of feeling Mentally Tough

The importance of feeling Mentally Tough

I remember some years ago watching Roger Federer lose the first two sets of a grand slam and then win the remaining three. The commentators were all talking about how he showed great Mental Toughness to achieve such an amazing comeback. Was it great Mental Toughness,...

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Feedback

Feedback

I’ve been prompted to write this having seen numerous posts concerning how to give negative feedback and criticism. Feedback may be the breakfast of champions, but if it is poorly prepared it will be indigestible. In my, humble, opinion, feedback should NEVER be...

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Is high Mental Toughness a good thing?

Is high Mental Toughness a good thing?

Mental Toughness is defined as “A narrow, plastic personality trait which helps to explain how individuals respond to stress, pressure, opportunity and challenge, irrespective of circumstance” Peter Clough and Doug Strycharcyk The more we can stand up to stress,...

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Eight ways to develop your Mental Toughness

Eight ways to develop your Mental Toughness

Life Control: Develop a strong inner compass; when your sense of direction is deeply internalized, you never have to worry about becoming lost. Stay true to your course and focus on what you can control. Emotional Control: Grow your capacity to stay objective and...

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Ikigai

Ikigai

Ikigai (生き甲斐,) is a Japanese concept that pulls together all that is needed to reach a sense of fulfilment and that translates loosely as your purpose in life – finding it could change the way you live, work and lead   It’s something I often use in the seminars I...

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