Tag Archives: Change

7 Steps To Empowering Incrementally

Empowering your workforce always happens  in increments! Why? Because layers of traditional management practice take effort to destroy! I know, based on years of experience, that it takes vision, challenge to outdated values, closer alignment with new values, and open … Continue reading

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“12 Characteristics of a Transformational Leader”

Moving towards an empowering environment for your team requires leading in a different way. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. – Franklin RooseveltClick To Tweet Becoming a ‘transformational leader’ responds well to changing times and needs. … Continue reading

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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail ~ #1

On the 31st August 2013, Lesley, my wife and soulmate, retired after 35 years teaching in secondary schools. Two days later, as planned, we set off for a magical celebratory holiday, taking in New York, California and Oregon. Our trip … 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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Seven Principles for Building Trust in the Workplace

In my last post on this subject relationships were seen as the key to moving people out of betrayal into trust.  In their book ‘Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace – building effective relationships in your organisation’, Reina and Reina … Continue reading

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Relationships are the key!

Explicit in my last post, betrayal and its impact on trust in the workplace, was the belief that leaders at all levels need to make sure positive relationships exist in the workplace! This is to give much more productive and effective work, … Continue reading

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How clear is your vision?

I was reading a post in a much admired blog – Leadership Freak by Dan Rockwell – who, besides sharing his own wisdom, regularly interviews and relates compelling thoughts and comments from some of the current thought leaders in the … Continue reading

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Betrayal – its impact on trust!

Musing on the impact of change in organisations and teams, I have noted, from my experience and observation, a significant spectrum of response – from anger, denial, and pain [often expressed highly emotively] to clear deliberation, understanding and acceptance. As recently as today, I … Continue reading

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Shrink to sustain and grow … not just to survive!

Over recent weeks I have helped a third sector organisation manage the consequences of a significant reduction in their funding support from their local authority. This will be a common experience across England for many in the voluntary and community sector at … Continue reading

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Managing your resilience!

Following on from my recent article about resilience, I would like to offer some thinking, distilled from a range of experiences over recent years, that might provide some notions as to how you can ‘manage’ your resilience. These are things, … Continue reading

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