Ego & leadership

Ego & leadership

I have recently seen many articles and posts knocking the ego and its role in leadership and I often here expressions like, “his ego arrives before him”, or “she is very ego driven” or “she/he has a very big ego” – and most of them give the ego a negative...
Incarnating your leadership

Incarnating your leadership

If you want to fully incarnate your leadership capacity, the first thing is to be clear that you understand what leadership is about; defined by the GLOBE study as, “the ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute to the...
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 =...
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 –...
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...
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...