5 Energy leaks that dull your leadership; And how to prevent them

The concept of managing time is a misnomer – we all get 24 hours a day regardless! The real game of leadership is energy management. Here are 5 energy leaks I see often in my clients: 1. Withheld conversations: Conversations you avoid having can drain far more energy than actually having them. ‘Sophie’, a participant in a...

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3 qualities of great leaders who embody social purpose: Leadership AND Corporate Citizenship

Can corporate citizenship be left to the Corporate Social Responsibility Division? How does Corporate Citizenship fit with leadership? To find  out I interviewed Jill Rose, the London based Global Director for Corporate Citizenship with an international consulting firm. Jill argues passionately that ‘Leadership and the idea of corporate citizenship, social purpose and sustainability just can’t...

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Three free assessments to develop your leadership flexibility

Few would disagree that self-awareness is important for leaders. Diagnostic assessments are one way to build self-awareness and inform self-development. Here are three free on-line assessments my clients have found valuable.  Two quick tips before you start: a)Awareness is the only first step. You need to do something with that awareness to build your leadership flexibility. b)A good...

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