All posts tagged "business leadership"

  • The one thing you need to lead

    The one thing you need to lead

    There are so many approaches to leadership that you can be confused with what is the best one to take for you. Each piece of learning material you come across will teach you the value...

  • Three habits that can transform your organisation

    Three habits that can transform your organisation

    When we talk about transforming our organisation, what we often mean is making its performance better. Much better. We want profit or financial results to be much better. We want customer loyalty to be much...

  • The one thing that makes you sound less smart

    The one thing that makes you sound less smart

    We all want to sound smart. But there’s one little habit that can undo everything, no matter how knowledgeable or professional we are. Filler words like “um”, “ahh”, and “err” can make you appear unintelligent...

  • 7 Powerful leadership strategies for women

    7 Powerful leadership strategies for women

    Martin Schneider is a Philadelphia-based recruiter. He recently shared an experience on Twitter that went viral. He switched emails with a female coworker for two weeks. Having his emails signed with a woman’s name introduced...

  • Overthrow the female status quo

    Overthrow the female status quo

    Feminism, in a sense, has become a dirty word. Men and women alike shy away from it because of the politically-charged madness surrounding its meaning. Ironically, its meaning has only been muddied by those who...

  • The 4 key secrets to being a great leader

    The 4 key secrets to being a great leader

    Starting at any new company is always daunting, but doubly so if you are going into a management position. Without knowing the existing culture at your new company, it is very difficult to put your...

  • How to lead your business team

    How to lead your business team

    As an employer, you are more than the person with the purse-strings. You’re just a figure of authority to your staff. You are a part of your team. The ‘first’ amongst them. Which means that...

  • Delicious tips for team-building on a budget

    Delicious tips for team-building on a budget

    Everyone knows that team-building is a worthy endeavour for virtually any business – but it can be very expensive. Extravagant trips away or the like aren’t on the table for most small or growing businesses,...

  • 10 out-of-the-box activities to supercharge your team's creativity

    10 out-of-the-box activities to supercharge your team’s creativity

    Some business leaders seem to have a gift for continually generating creative ideas. Consider Sara Blakely, whose innovative, original Spanx product later spawned dozens of other products for her company (not to mention multiple copycat...