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The Intrinsic Nature of Leadership

There are four fundamental aspects of behaviour patterns: (1) executing (driver), (2) influencing (persuader), (3) strategic thinking (analyzer), and (4) relationship building, (stabilizer). With a fundamental understanding of the four aspects of behaviour patterns and how they affect connection, collaboration,

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The Driving Force behind Behaviour

A fundamental principle, what one might call a natural law, is that people choose to act and behave based on what they believe to be true about how they see the world around them. Neuroscience research substantiates this claim. The

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A Leaders Playbook

Throughout the college football season, we can glean many valuable leadership behaviour lessons that are so applicable to the work we do at The Frisina Group and The Center for Influential Leadership. Thinking of behaviour and its critical link to

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Connecting Behaviour to Performance

The belief that a leader’s behaviour is the key predictor to organizational performance is a radical shift in leadership thinking. To develop a performance driven culture a key element is to begin to focus not on the technical elements and

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Why Leadership Efforts Fail

Go online, stroll through a bookstore, attend another training workshop or seminar and you will see that the topic of leadership is everywhere. We talk about it in political terms, business, sports, and tax-exempt organizations. People are captivated and confused

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Understanding Emotional Needs Today

Influential leaders are leaders (with or without a formal title or role) who possess the mind and behaviour habits that create positive and energized emotions within themselves and around them. They are emotionally aware leaders, and they actively seek information

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Emotional Awareness – Where Are You?

Authenticity, humility, honesty, and courage are hallmark leadership traits that research has attributed to a leader’s emotional awareness. In today’s knowledge economy in which the majority of your workforce is made up of knowledge workers – those people whose jobs

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The Emotional Dimension of Performance

Human emotions are as complex as they are varied. In a span of one day, we all experience a significant number of emotional highs and lows. An average person in a high-stress environment may experience even more. Emotions do not

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The Behaviour Element of Performance Excellence

Performance can be illustrated by this simple formula: Performance= technical skill x behavioural skill. In high-risk industries, such as health care delivery, an imbalance between these two elements of performance (technical skill and behavioural skill) can result in poor work

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The Five Basic Leader Behaviour Skills

At the heart of organizational performance and a performance driven culture is performance at the individual level – and more specifically, individual leader behaviour skills. To help you reframe and refocus your thinking on behaviour competency to drive performance, consider

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