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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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Domains of Leadership Strength

John Maynard Keyes wrote, “The hardest thing is not to get people to accept new ideas; it is to get them to forget the old ones.” Change, increased complexity, and chaos are constants in our knowledge and technology driven world.

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A Culture Built For Performance

In today’s professional world, people are craving effective leadership. What maybe misattributed as generational gaps is that everywhere, middle level managers and their team members are overburdened and uninspired by individuals holding titled positions of leadership providing neither effective leadership

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Taking Advantage of Conflict and Confrontation

The presence of highly developed positive neuronal connections among leaders and team members does not mean the absence of conflict and confrontation. On the contrary, a culture that embraces collaboration and connection welcomes constructive conflict and confrontation. The operative word

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High Level Performance Requires High Level Behaviour Skill

Leadership failure rarely is the result of the absence of technical skill and intellect but incompetence in behavioural skill. You only need to look at the daily news headlines to substantiate the credibility of this statement. You gain higher levels

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What Worked Then, Won’t Work Now!

The prevalence of knowledge workers and the knowledge workforce is actually less than three decades old, and we all know change is mostly slow and painful.  But the truth of the matter is what worked for success in the 1990’s

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Are Your People Connections Positive or Negative?

What is it that achieves results for organizations to succeed? Is it the methods, tools, technologies, protocols and systems, or is it the people? There is no doubt – it is your people that achieve results. The methods, tools, technologies,

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Connection as a Leadership Strategy

One of the most critical components, in fact, perhaps the most critical component of leadership success is the ability to connect with people. You cannot lead without connecting. Connection is an expression of leader compassion, trust, security, and hope. You

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