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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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DISC Myth: Only High Ds Can Lead

DISC is a popular profiling tool and a method for analysing behaviour that has been in use for many decades and in more than 90 countries, backed by a number of rigorous scientific validation studies.

Apr 30, 2019

Topics: Leadership- DISC Profile

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The Human Capital Factors That Drive Stock Performance

If someone told you the way to make money on the stock market is to focus on the companies that are nicest to their employees without taking into account any company financials, you’d probably and understandably be a little sceptical, but “invest in human decency” is at least partially the premise that’s driving the stellar success of one hedge fund, Irrational Capital.

Dec 10, 2018

Topics: Leadership- Human Resources

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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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3 Things Managers Should Know About Leadership

This article looks at 3 of the most important leadership "fundamentals" that all managers should know, according to leadership experts. 

Jun 5, 2017

Topics: Leadership

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