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Lessons from ‘Good Comes First’

At their book launch party on Tuesday 28th September, S. Chris Edmonds and Mark S Babbitt, with host Ross Brand, shared insights and conversations on their new book, Good Comes First: How Today’s Leaders Create an Uncompromising Company Culture That … Continue reading

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Culture! A buzzword many use but few truly understand

If you are part of a dysfunctional organisation, where respect for you and your contribution is in short supply or absent, and values are espoused but not enacted, then fear not! Salvation is now at hand. In a practical, step-by-step … Continue reading

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A Focus on What Is Working

The following is an excerpt from Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry by Dr. Jeanie Cockell and Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair. In a problem-based world, it is very challenging to keep a leadership focus on what is working. We believe that focusing … Continue reading

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How much do you invest in leadership development?

There is no doubt that we live in an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world. Leaders work in increasingly flatter and leaner organizations. They are more diverse, culturally and generationally. Their collaborations may be virtual, as well as working … 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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The Emotional Intelligence Skills Employers Want Now

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals Someone on LinkedIn recently asked me, “Is emotional intelligence as important in today’s job market compared to 1995?” when I wrote my first book on the topic.More important than John Thurlbeck, FCMI FRSA‘s insight: … Continue reading

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How Leaders Can Create a Culture of Feedback

See on Scoop.it – Leadership Fundamentals Creating a culture of feedback is vital to any organization. Giving and receiving feedback is something every leader should be comfortable with. To be an influential leader requires that you be gen… John Thurlbeck, … Continue reading

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