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Allowing Others to Shine When Leading and Managing

You perform well in your professional field.  You get promoted into a management role. Maybe you go even further and make it into a leadership role. Some accountants and professionals make that transition almost effortlessly.  Others find it more of a struggle. What you need to understand about managing or leading We often are presented […]

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Leadership Tips Part 1

In this blog post I’m sharing 10 tips on being successful as a leader. Tip 1: Create A Compelling Vision Be crystal clear about what you want to achieve for the organisation, function or team that you lead. Tip 2: Get buy-in To deliver your compelling vision you need to get the buy-in of all […]

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6 Indicators You Are Losing The Plot As A Leader

Leading is one of those areas that appears really easy from the outside looking in. How many times have you said or heard someone else say that they could do better. Perhaps in a specific situation you could and at the same time you know that the success of a leader is really measured over […]

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What The Textbooks Don’t Tell You About Leading

If you pick up and read many of the thousands of books around leadership and management you would assume that it is pretty straightforward. Some even present what on the face of it is a success blueprint. In theory leading and managing is not hard. In practice there is a huge difference between what the […]

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How Much Clarity Are You Providing As A Leader?

As a leader you are ultimately judged on the results that you deliver. Seems fair, right? On the other hand how much clarity do you have on the outcomes you want to achieve? If you were to look at your current role on a scale of 1 to 100 (1 =little clarity, 100= total clarity), […]

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The Consultative Style of Leadership

Involve others in key decisions is often the normal default style for leaders. Like all styles of leadership it has benefits and drawbacks. So when might it be right to use a consultative or participative style of leadership in order to achieve the best result or outcome? Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps health […]

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The Real Challenges Of Leading In The NHS

Leading in any organisation is a challenge. The NHS in no exception. From the outside looking in, it might seem obvious what needs to happen. When I first worked in the NHS in the early 80’s things were very different. Hospitals were a whole lot smaller. Life expectancy a whole lot shorter and of course […]

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What Is Leadership?

Leadership is something that is talked about a lot.  Yet at the same time there are huge differences of opinion in what leadership is.  In fact a Google search on this term will reveal around 1,110,000,000 results.   One of the great things I heard from someone I use to work with is that leadership […]

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