Category Archives: Leadership

If you are struggling to find your ideal job, look first at what angers you.

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This may sound paradoxal, but it is a fact: When you work in a field where your passion lies you will be much more motivated to have an impact and to make things better. Let’s take an example: you go into a restaurant, the food is overpriced and not very good; the service is sloppy >>>

In the age of social media, clear ethical positions must be part of brand management

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In the age of social media, clear ethical positions can make or break a company’s reputation, + should be considered part of brand management. In the past, many companies posted general visions, which also included some basic ethical rules, but didn’t always worry too hard about seeing them implemented at all levels. Today, when a >>>

A true leader snatches the opportunity from every setback and concentrates on learning from challenges, not complaining about life.

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One real test of leadership is how people respond to failure or setback. A true leader doesn’t waste time complaining about everything that everyone else has done or not done or blaming circumstances and people for a failure. He or she takes personal responsibility for their own situation. And steps back, assesses what can be >>>

How many of your staff would select you as their leader if they had the choice? Do you have the talent and vision that they need?

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It is often said that managers are appointed and leaders selected. True leaders tend to stand out from a crowd and attract people eager to follow them. However anyone in a position of responsibility can and should reflect on what qualities their staff sees in them – and how truly willing staff is to follow >>>

When you are frustrated with someone, what are they mirroring to you?

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When we are most frustrated with other people, we have a wonderful opportunity to learn something about ourselves. A disorganized staff member? An arrogant client? An unreliable colleague? Often what we bitterly criticize in others reflects most strongly our own inner fears and doubts.  And usually it is either what we most fear in ourselves >>>