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So What Do REAL Leaders Do?

Leaders provide their team with the tools, advice and encouragement to tackle and solve problems. People flourish when they feel respected and secure in their roles. People who feel they have permission to solve problems become more creative and are able to overcome insurmountable difficulties. Read More >

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What is Effective Modern Leadership?

As we enter the 21st century there is a growing awareness of the importance and need for leadership. A wide recognition of the critical need for leadership is so prevalent that many universities now offer graduate programs in its study. It appears that the study of leadership has come of age and is finally receiving its proper recognition. There are literally dozens of various definitions of leadership. We will simply provide one that we feel effectively defines organizational leadership in virtually all situations. Read More >

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Personal Leadership and the Importance of Vision

Perhaps the most important quality that sets a leader apart from a mere manager is the ability to construct and articulate a vision. Leaders use vision to establish and interpret a hopeful image of the future. This visual picture must be persuasive, attractive and desirable to everyone on the team. Read More >

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Dealing With Confrontational Employees - Ask The Leadership Consultant

Question:

“I know that many times I have to remind employees to put principles above personalities. That we are here to work on a project and the fact that you may dislike a co worker should not come into play.

But sometimes that is easier said than done. How do you deal with employees who want to have a confrontation instead of a conversation. Unfortunately, dismissing one or removing one from the team is not an option.” Read More >

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8 Traits of Effective Leaders and Leadership Self-discovery

1.  High energy level and stress tolerance.

These traits help the leader to cope with the hectic pace, long hours and constant unrelenting demands of others. Effective problem solving requires the ability to be calm and focused rather than one of panicking, denial or fault-finding. Read More >

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The Linkage Between Leadership and Ecosystems

In just about any book on management or leadership and you will eventually come across the term ecosystems. It may not sound very exciting but is essential in understanding the complexity of modern organizations!  The concept of ecosystems in an organization stems from a biological model. In nature, an ecological community coexists together within its environment. Read More >

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Leadership and Time Management – Part 2

This month we recommend a time management system to help you organize your life and manage your time more effectively. By doing this we will reclaim more time to demonstrate leadership in other vital ways. The key to achieve this is to establish a Master List, Master Calendar and Master File.

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