Followership for leaders

Followership for leaders

  Followership is an extremely important topic for leaders; I don’t mean the need for leaders to have followers but the need for leaders to have a followership capacity. Leaders are not experts and they need sometimes to follow the ideas and suggestions of their...
Leadership Transformation conversations

Leadership Transformation conversations

  Without blowing my own trumpet, I like to think that I am quite good at what I do; I have been working with some of my clients for almost 30 years – so I guess I must be doing something right. I’ve been helping people to develop their leadership capacity for...
Leadership

Leadership

  Leadership is defined by the GLOBE study as “the ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute to the effectiveness and success of the organizations of which they are members” This “influencing others”, is not restricted to...
What is your most important leadership tool?

What is your most important leadership tool?

  When in a leadership position, whether we like it or not, the spotlight is always on us. Everything we say and do is under scrutiny; the way we walk into a room, the way we stand, our handshake, our eye contact, our smile ……………. our rate of speech ……… the list...
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...
Dealing with diatribe

Dealing with diatribe

  Diatribe, also known as “Ad hominem attacks” is when someone attacks the character, motive, or some other attribute of a person making an argument rather than addressing the substance of the argument itself. Diatribe is the “nemesis” of dialogue; the latter is...