Leadership Potential articles

Reward the right performance

Chris

Most managers focus on their staff’s performance in the context of technical tasks performed that lead to defined outputs. And let’s face it, there’s nothing particularly wrong with that. The problem is when managers only pay attention…

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Archetypal leadership

Chris

Introduction Archetypal leadership is nothing new. In fact, it is one of the oldest philosophical approaches to leadership there is – common across cultures, continents and languages. We use it every day when we talk about the “tyrant” manager, the…

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Core values

Chris

Whether people admit it or otherwise, values are incredibly important to them. People will invest enormous amounts of time and energy to rationalise their values, defend their values and even convince others of the value of their values. Values are…

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Paying attention

Chris

So I get to the gym and I notice the guys swinging the weights, using their entire body to get it up, rather than the intended muscle. I notice how they are defeating the whole point of the exercise and…

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Executive Potential

Chris

The executive leadership team at MSIT were looking to better position themselves and consolidate their strengths in preparation for a significant organisational change that could include amalgamation. Their goal was to position themselves as strong, cohesive executive team that could…

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Student leaders program

Chris

The Student leaders program 2012 was designed for student representatives from SBIT and was focused on supporting them to develop rapport and inter-personal skills in order to influence others, explore and understand how personal differences impact upon engagement and…

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Influential leadership

Chris

We are teaming up with Davidson Recruitment to deliver an EA/PA event with networking drinks and canapés followed by a leadership development session entitled Influential Leadership. This session will support EAs and PAs to gain some insights into…

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Innovating leaders

Chris

Tatts Group was looking to: support a small group of high-potential employees to develop the leadership skills that would enable them to positively impact on the future of Tatts Group; further develop their innovation, problem-solving and decision-making…

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Who is in control?

Georgia

Do I control my emotions or do my emotions control me? Many women attest to the fact that they feel controlled by their emotions at times, particularly when under pressure. With increasing pressures, financial constraints and constant deadlines in business…

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Put pen to paper

Georgia

We have all experienced days when our plate is full. When we have so much on our to-do-list that we don’t know where to start. This often leads us to feel overwhelmed. Why? Well, our working memory…

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Focused action

Chris

Focused action: leadership strategies for high-performance women (Part 4) Finally, everyone has a part of their psychology intimately interested in action, duty, significance. This part of our psychology is where things get done, where boundaries are set, where we…

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High performance strategies

Georgia

Some business women thrive under pressure. Others wilt. The same goes for high performing athletes. Is the reason all in their heads? One sleepless night, one lapse in concentration, or one moment of doubt can lead to a slower reaction…

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