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Traits of a Great Manager According to Google Researchers

Managers still matter. With more than a decade of research, Project Oxygen at Google has shown that the qualities that make managers great have grown and evolved along with the company. Anyone interested in leadership should be interested in what follows.

Nov 23, 2020

Topics: Leadership

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How to Engage My Stakeholders Virtually

Engaging stakeholders is different virtually compared to face-to-face. So much of the relationship between you and a stakeholder hinges on trust and communication, and it may be “unfamiliar territory” if you’re building a new virtual relationship with a stakeholder.

Sep 22, 2020

Topics: Leadership

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In a Nutshell: 6 Primal Leadership Styles

The Six Primal Leadership Styles, Six Emotional Leadership Styles, Six Resonant Leadership Styles, or sometimes referred to simply as Goleman’s Leadership Styles is a notable framework in the literature on organisational leadership and emotional intelligence...

Nov 12, 2019

Topics: Leadership

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The 8 Most Common Leadership Styles

Every leader has a distinct style of leadership that helps to differentiate that person from other leaders. In a recent article on HubSpot by Braden Becker, he discusses 8 unique leadership styles, what they are, how they differ and their relative effectiveness. Leaders would be keen to figure out where you fall on this list, and is it where you truly want to be? 

Jul 1, 2019

Topics: Leadership

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4 Great Leadership Lessons - From 4 Great Female Mentors


What can we learn from the courages female characters on the silver screen? Quite a lot - especially when it comes to understanding oneself. Here is some of the best leadership advice (across film and TV), delivered by great female mentors.

Sep 7, 2017

Topics: Leadership

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20 Statistics on Leadership Development


We recently conducted an internal project to see what sort of statistics were available on corporate leadership (strategy, competencies, effectiveness, development, diversity, etc). 

Aug 22, 2017

Topics: Leadership

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Maybe You Are a Freak (Maybe You Are Going to Change the World)


“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them....

Jul 8, 2017

Topics: Leadership

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100 Tips on Leadership & Communication for Managers


Drawing on a wide range of resources, this article pulls together some of the best "quick tips" on leadership and communication for managers.

Jun 25, 2017

Topics: Leadership

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