Behaviours successful leaders adopt under pressure

Remaining calm under pressure is an essential aspect of successful leadership in business. If a leader starts to run around like a headless chicken when something goes wrong, the rest of the workforce are likely to follow suit. So, continue reading to discover some of the best tips and tricks to help you offer strong [...]

By | December 6th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

How pressure can be positive

Pressure comes as standard as part of any leadership role and can be both a negative and positive force when driving behaviour. An effective corporate business leader will know how to delegate and be able to communicate competently when under pressure. However, when under pressure, behaviour can be impacted and you may struggle to effectively [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Leadership styles that corporate business leaders will have to face

When businesses face high-pressure situations, some leaders thrive while others crash and burn. These four points explore some of the flaws that can emerge in leadership when placed under pressure, and the steps to take to navigate the process efficiently and successfully. 1. Be driven by purpose rather than pressure Although external sources of pressure [...]

By | November 18th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Double-headed management and the art of leadership

Double-headed management was a popular phrase a few years ago, but it seems to have fallen out of current usage, possibly because people thought it was really just a piece of jargon. This is a pity because it actually encapsulates a lot of the issues and problems that a business can face, mainly internal, and [...]

By | November 11th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Strong leaders listen well

Effective listening is an essential skill for leaders at all levels of business. Too often, company leaders seem to think they should speak first and listen later, but the leader who knows how to listen well reaps many benefits. In fact, great leaders wait until they have all the facts at their disposal before making [...]

By | October 30th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Never fear failure; the art of resilient leadership

The list of iconic business people who’ve overcome failure is a highly impressive pantheon of true leaders. You’ve no doubt heard about Steve Jobs making an epic corporate comeback when the company he founded sacked him. Did you know that Bill Gates founded a road measuring device company – called Traf-O-Rama – that was measurably [...]

By | October 21st, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Finding the balance between ‘friend’ and ‘boss’

Let's face it, being a leader is difficult. Navigating social situations can be confusing and the line between professional boss and understanding friend can be difficult to find. However, the best boss or manager knows how to lead a team and make important business decisions, while also being someone your staff can come to when [...]

By | October 9th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

How to address bad leadership

Recent research suggests that almost two-thirds of leaders would be described in negative language by their teams. A good leader is not only concerned with leading the staff on any given team but is also aware of the leaders they are managing. Are your team leaders employees that you can be proud of, or do [...]

By | September 23rd, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Sound mind and sound leadership

Warren Bennis once stated, "Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." But how do we know if we're serving up a fractured vision? Leaders often find themselves under heavy pressure. When it comes to keeping the company running or making sure that all employees are working succinctly towards a common goal, there are [...]

By | September 13th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments