Companies around the world lay out their mission statement and code of conduct, tying together their business goals and expectations for their employees – and all too often the same phrases and buzzwords are peppered throughout them all, but those behaviours aren’t modelled by the very people who hope to enforce them in others. Where [...]
There are three great myths about leadership; 1 The ‘hero’ ‘macho’ leader saves the day. History shows us that when it is all about one person, the results are usually disastrous. Leadership is not about one person shining, but what they do for other people. It is not about you. 2 There is finite list [...]
For obvious reasons, as we all cast our votes today, the topic of what makes a great leader is being hotly discussed in offices, warehouses, break rooms and factory floors across the UK. If you have a leader who alienates the people you work with, and who offends long standing clients, the lasting damage that can be done to your reputation can be difficult to come back from.
Are you a natural leader, one your team happily follow to success, or is your position maintained by constant reminders that you’re in charge? A bossy boss – one who demands they are treated with authority – is never in a position of strength. The sole focus of a bossy boss is ‘I’ – the [...]
Leadership matters; how can you be sure that you’re giving your team what they need, and getting the best from them in return? Truly great leadership is innate – it’s something you either have or you don’t. Clearly, we aren’t all going to have those natural leadership skills – but that doesn’t mean that we [...]