Four management traps to look out for

Being in charge is difficult, and some people take to it more naturally than others. Even the best employee can find themselves out of their depth when placed in a leadership role. Luckily, leadership can be learned like any other skill. There are a number of common traps that many bosses fall into, and avoiding [...]

By | September 22nd, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

How to handle leadership mistakes

Making mistakes is part of being human, but when you have the responsibility of being a leader, one of the best ways that you can demonstrate your leadership abilities is by handling your mistakes in the right way. In this blog, we'll be looking at a few tips for dealing with mistakes as a leader. [...]

By | September 17th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Co-worker to manager: How to make a smooth transition

It is natural for employees to move up the ladder in organisations that have space for workers to do so. One of the most obvious step-ups is to become a department manager for the team that you were originally part of. This can be a daunting step as you now have responsibility for your fellow [...]

By | September 16th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Using silence to get results

People don't like silence. An awkward pause can be painful to sit through, but for business leaders at every level, it can also be an excellent tool. The truth is that sometimes people need a little prompting to say what they want to say. It's easier as a manager to keep talking and to try [...]

By | July 22nd, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Corporate leadership under pressure

With the UK gradually returning to a more normal way of life following the pandemic and businesses getting back into their stride, it seems a good time to take a closer look at corporate leadership styles under pressure. In this blog post, we will put under the metaphorical microscope the behaviour that leaders tend to [...]

By | July 15th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

The difference between being a boss or a leader

For many businesses, the terms 'boss' and 'leader' are synonymous, interchangeable. However, that isn't the case! While it is true that there is some overlap between the two words, being a leader and being a boss are different styles of authority. While both leadership and being a boss have their benefits, here at Anthony Gregg [...]

By | July 6th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Do leaders need to be self-regulated?

If you are hoping to progress in your career to an executive leadership role, you may be wondering what you can do to improve your job prospects. Self-regulation is a quality often required to be successful in a leadership role. In this blog post, we look at what self-regulation is in more detail and explain [...]

By | July 3rd, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

When the heat is on: 4 types of leader under pressure

Leaders are typically considered to have one of four personality types: driver, expressive, amiable or analytical. Read on to learn more about each one and how to overcome the issues these characteristics present when working under pressure. The Driver Strengths: Drivers are advantageous in an emergency. They see the end result they want and go [...]

By | June 24th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Friend and boss: can you be both?

Many people spend as much – if not more – time with their professional colleagues than they do with their families. And spending so much time in such close quarters inevitably leads to close friendships. Boss or friend? In many ways, this can be a good thing as colleagues who consider themselves friends with one [...]

By | June 22nd, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments