The best leaders promote a culture where their people value themselves, each other, the company and the customers.
Everyone understands how their work makes a difference and this helps to build a commitment to higher standards where everybody is always looking to do things better.
An inspired and motivated workforce is essential for any business that hopes to stay ahead of the competition. But just how do you motivate people? What kind of leadership do people respond to? And how can you improve the quality of leadership in your business?
The stereotype of the inspirational leader as someone extrovert and charismatic is the exception rather than the rule. Looking at best practice across business, though some inspirational leaders certainly do fit this mould, a large number do not. Many are quiet, almost introverted.
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Empowerment is the process of enabling or authorising an individual to think, behave, take action, and control work and decision making in autonomous ways.
Letting go is one of the most difficult and challenging skills that all managers and leaders need to develop.
Here’s 10 tips to remind you of how it’s done well;
People often ask us how to get better at influencing - a team, colleagues, upper management, the boss.
Unfortunately, there is no formula. Each situation is different and each person you wish to influence will be persuaded by different factors - such as budgets, values, creativity, tradition, ambition, strategic plans, turn of mind and even turn of phrase.
However, although there’s no recipe for influencing individuals or individual situations, you can become a more influential person. That way, you have an edge: impact and respect. With that advantage in hand, you can set out to discover ways to influence that are effective in your company’s culture.
Here are 10 tips for becoming a more influential person.
Our next How to develop a powerful LinkedIn presence is scheduled to run on Thursday 21st March 9am-12.30pm.
It’s received some great feedback over the years it’s been running.
If you would like to develop your LinkedIn prowess and put together a profile that absolutely ‘rocks’ get yourself along on the 21st as my guest.
It’s FREE for clients and selected guests.
Details of the workshop;
Drop me a line to reserve your free place. (max 10 places available)
What is it that separates world class companies from its competition?
How do some companies get the people stuff right and manage to create a high performing team of engaged colleagues working passionately together to pursue a shared vision whilst others struggle?
That’s the focus of this innovative workshop from PDG.
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Irresponsibility doesn’t see the damage it does, until it’s too late.
“I didn’t mean to,” is not acceptable.
“I did my best,” is anecdotal.
Some people just don't seem to want to take responsibility. No Matter how hard we try they'll always come up with a reason that we find hard to counteract.
With empowerment and effective delegation comes responsibility and accountability.
Our lasts blog shares with you 10 ways to help coach your team to accept willing co-operation and responsibility.
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Success leaves clues. You don't have to go far to find out the common ingredients that contribute underpinning your likelihood of success in life and business.
Success comes down to emotional intelligence more than anything else. This article explains why.
Having studied numerous books and articles on effective strategies that ultra-successful people employ to reach their goals, what follows are 12 of the best.
Some of these might seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them and having the wherewithal to actually do so.
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How come some people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking?
Whether you’re convincing your boss to fund your project or your pre-schooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that’s instrumental to your success in life.
Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. What is their secret weapon?
The Answer? Likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like them.
Our latest blog shares with you the 12 Skills of Supremely Persuasive People
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In the last 28 years of teaching leadership, I've seen an awful lot of fads come and go. I've also seen a flood of leadership efforts that produced far less than the leaders hoped or expected. They wasted great amounts of time, money, and energy on activities that produced little more than frustration.
However, in those 28 years, I've also learned there are several leadership activities that almost NEVER work. If you're leading a company, a team, a committee, a department, a region, a volunteer group, or even your family, you would be well advised to AVOID the following.
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