All posts tagged "business leadership"

  • ‘Leaning out’ instead of ‘Leaning in’

    ‘Leaning out’ instead of ‘Leaning in’

    By now, we should all be familiar with Facebook’s CEO, Sheryl Sandberg. She became famous when her autobiography, titled Lean In, became the new feminist manifesto for women in the office. Her book famously suggests...

  • From chaos to calm: the three pillars of effective leadership

    From chaos to calm: the three pillars of effective leadership

    Often the biggest barrier we have in life and work is ourselves. A fact that is known but unspoken, yet very much amplified when you run your own business.  According to Author of The Self...

  • How to ensure employee training is not failing your business

    How to ensure employee training is not failing your business

    When most course creators assess the effectiveness of training programs, they only look at skills or knowledge obtained.  But, there is a much more powerful, life-impacting criteria that most education providers — self-employed to entire...

  • Focus on your influence

    Focus on your influence

    Change the things you can, accept the things you can’t, and have the wisdom to know the difference between the two. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need reminding of the difference from...

  • 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...