Monthly Archives: July 2013

Don’t take more … give it back!

I awoke this morning early; the echoes of a vivid dream burning in my mind! I was at a conference about young people’s policy. The whole tone of the conference reeked of ‘Do more, with less”; one of the more … Continue reading

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You and I are leaders transforming the world!

I have long held the opinion that change happens one individual at a time! By extension of that view, leadership of change also happens one individual at a time! We all have the capacity to lead, and change, and lead … Continue reading

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Understanding the true power of language!

If you ever wanted to know why language and leadership are inextricably intertwined, then  you really need to understand the true power of language. How you phrase something can make all the difference in the world to how it is … Continue reading

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What an absolute sham! Positive for Youth Progress …

The only thing remarkable about this recently-published report is that it is 35 pages  long! How long it must have taken them to find sufficient information to produce it, heaven only knows? What it tells us about the progress on … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Welcome Feedback As A Leader – Joseph Lalonde

See on Scoop.it – Developing The Leader Within You Leaders are constantly trying to give feedback to their team. It’s essential that your team know whether or not what they’re doing is correct. Thus feedback has to be given. But … Continue reading

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The Language of Trust Begins with the ABCD’s

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals I remember teaching my children their “ABC’s” by singing the Alphabet Song. As you read this I’m sure the tune automatically starts playing in your mind and you’re tempted to sing it out loud … Continue reading

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9 Simple Ways of Building Resilience – General Leadership

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals Building resilience is what allows you to keep your emotions from hijacking your good reason, equipping you to detach yourself from the immediacy of what’s occurring in order to gain a broader, positive perspective. … Continue reading

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Are You Focusing on What’s Important?

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals John Thurlbeck, FCMI FRSA‘s insight: While this is only a beta programme, if you are interested in providing yourself some helpful feedback, give it an honest try! I found out that my importance and … Continue reading

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The Network Secrets of Great Change Agents

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals John Thurlbeck, FCMI FRSA‘s insight: As an emerging or an established leader you have to know how the informal networks work in your organisation! Failure to come to grips with this could signal a … Continue reading

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Leadership Challenge: How Lovable Are You?

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals If you want to be an exceptional leader, warmth and approachability matter far more than competence. Here’s why. John Thurlbeck, FCMI FRSA‘s insight: As you might imagine, me being the very loveable guy that … Continue reading

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