All posts tagged "Leadership"

  • Be the leader your team wants, not the one you think they want

    In the times when doom and glob still roam the global market, the role of business leaders has never been more important. It is estimated that managers and CEOs account for the 70% variance in...

  • Are you a tortoise leader or a rabbit leader?

    Mantra:  The team is the reflection of the mindset of the leader. For many entrepreneurs it is a solo start up with a great idea and a passion to create a service or develop a...

  • If-then: A HBR tip for goal setting we hadn’t heard of

    Last week, Valeria (Diverse City Careers Co-founder) and I hosted the “Setting yourself up for success in 2016” Meetups across Australia. All events were fantastic and it was great to engage with such a wonderful...

  • Is EQ more important than IQ for your career?

    What kind of ‘smart’ makes for a great career path — and a good leader? Traditionally, measures of intelligence have focused on IQ, but in recent times it’s become apparent that we should be looking...

  • Vulnerability is not a sign of a confident leader

    There is a big push for authentic leaders to show their “vulnerability” and that only then will they be able to lead effectively. I disagree. Too much of that push ignores the true nature of...

  • The power of ‘We’ leadership

    Many years ago, when I attended a leadership training course, the trainer told me that because I was an Asian, female and relatively short, I needed to work harder to deliver leadership presence – just...

  • Stop being voyeurs

    Every once in a while, I watch talk shows.  Not the informative or even entertainment shows that provide celebrity interviews and current events.  I like those but there are times I want to look at...

  • Emotional intelligence: How to be an assertive leader

    Being an assertive leader isn’t always about being nice, nor does it mean always getting exactly what you want, when and how you want it without negotiating. Being an assertive leader means being strong about...

  • What makes a great leader?

    If you want to be considered a great leader, one who can bring about real change whether it is on a small or large scale, there are certain traits that you cannot go without. Brilliant...