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Seven Tips For Becoming a Better Leader

My son plays the clarinet. I don't know if you've seen one up close, but it's a beautiful instrument: a glossy black wooden tube, encrusted with silver stops and levers. But it takes time to learn ..
(August 06, 2008)
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How Cutting Back Communication Can Save You Time and Money ..

In Part 1 we looked at why starting a debate was a breakthrough way to save you time and make more money. Now let's look at how to get a debate started. So what's the best way of getting your people .
(July 07, 2008)
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The Truth About Leadership Its Good to Talk

Business leaders generally don't ‘do’ anything. It's true. They don't work on the factory conveyor belt, they don't write the sales copy, they don't service the computers. What leaders ..
(July 11, 2008)
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The Essential Leadership Skill Managing Office Politics

One of the skills that successful leaders need to master is a bit of a dirty word these days. It's not the sort of thing they offer leadership training courses on, but it lies at the heart of most ..
(July 11, 2008)
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How Cutting Back Communication Can Save You Time and Money ..

How do YOU communicate with your people? If you need to let your staff know something - the latest pay offer, when the office party is, that their department is being restructured - how do you do it? .
(July 14, 2008)
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How to Win at Leading Change

What happens when you want to introduce change in your business? Let's look at a typical example. In many companies, a big change is discussed in meetings and memos for weeks or months by the top ..
(July 14, 2008)
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The Two Main Reasons Why CEOs Fail

So you're going to be chief executive one day. But once you've got there, how are you going to hang on to your job? Well, there have been many high-profile failures in recent months and it's possible .
(July 14, 2008)
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The Three Forgotten Reasons Why CEOs Fail

A decline in a company's financial position may be the fastest way a chief executive can lose his or her job, as the global credit crunch has shown. But it's easy to forget that several other factors .
(July 16, 2008)
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The Death of Leadership

Leadership is dead. Or, if not dead, it's in a coma. Executives all over the world are so overwhelmed with the day-to-day nitty-gritty of their jobs and hampered by the lack of support from the board .
(July 17, 2008)
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Three More Reasons Why CEOs Fail

There are two main reasons why chief executives fail to hang on to their jobs: a decline in the company's finances, and failure to communicate bad news in the best way. But there are many other ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Unknown Facts About Leadership Revealed

Imagine a bed of oysters, carpeting the bottom of the clear blue ocean, waiting for some adventurous diver to scythe through the dappled waters and bring to the surface the secret pearls trapped ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Two Questions to Help You Change Your Leadership Style

Do you want to change your leadership style? Perhaps you've discovered something in particular that you want to do, or do differently. And this, of course, is the problem. You want to change ..
(July 23, 2008)
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Leadership Lessons From the Presidential Election

Business executives don't have to win votes to get appointed. But to be a successful leader, in the corporate world or the political world, you need to know who you are and what you stand for. Even ..
(July 24, 2008)
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The Ultimate Leadership Strategy

Put people first. It's the great cliche, isn't it? When a business school professor like me asks you ‘what's the most productive leadership style?', you know the answer don't you? Put people ..
(July 24, 2008)
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How to Learn From Your Leadership Mistakes

We learn most from our mistakes. It's true. But problems occur for us when we forget this. Or when we deliberately deny that we made a mistake. And - if we're honest - most of us do this, from time ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Are You the Worst Leader in the World?

The question I am most often asked by managers is: ‘Why won't they do what I want?’ This is usually followed by: ‘And why don't they work harder?' As leaders and managers, we often ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Three Steps to Unleashing Your Teams Potential

Most people could perform at a much higher level than they do if their boss created a suitable environment for them to flourish in. In many instances, it's the boss who is holding the team back by ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Two Serious Failings of Really Useless Leaders

It's daunting for business leaders who aspire to improve their leadership to be told to follow the example of Gandhi or Martin Luther King. These people are certainly inspirational, but they're a ..
(July 24, 2008)
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The Number One Failing of Really Useless Leaders

Now I'm sure you've read Stephen Covey's excellent book ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’. But if you haven't, you should. It's an inspiring summary of the seven simple but ..
(July 25, 2008)
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