Have you ever shot down bad feedback from your team, only to instantly regret it? Ever had an employee lash out when asked to learn something new? Defense mechanisms are the brain’s way of shielding you from pain. You may be a seasoned leader with a hand-picked team you trust. But even so, the protective […]
You want to change your life for the better. But even when you see the writing on the wall you’re still paralysed with indecision. Why not choose to make changes in your life before change is thrust upon you? Take control of your life and start making real and lasting changes today by following these six steps.
The definition and meaning of the 9 types of intelligence, and how you can use these skills to transform your leadership abilities and meet your goals.
Courageous communication is the cornerstone of exceptional leadership. In tough times, it’s leaders who are brave, candid and innovative who steer their company to success. But why do some managers fold in the face of honest and open discussion? Because courageous communication can be a painful and awkward experience. It demands heightened self-awareness, acceptance of […]
What comes to mind when you think of vulnerability? Strength? Authenticity? Boldness? Courage? Probably not. Society has long portrayed vulnerability as weakness, unreliability or uncertainty. Especially in business, where classic leadership is represented by stern, unbending and authoritative experts and vulnerability is grossly undervalued. Times are changing, as are the verbiage surrounding modern leadership: words […]