Overcoming Politics

If you’re part of any organisation, well, any organization that I know, then politics is, you know what?

It’s kind of part of the game and the larger the organisation, the more politics that can occur. But even in small teams, it can be a little nitpicking, politics,...

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Vulnerability

It's something that doesn’t get talked about in leadership circles very often. Vulnerability. We have this image, an artificial image in my view, of what a great leader looks like. Very stoic. “Nothing hurts me. I’m just… I’m the man.”

We have...

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Your Team is a Reflection of You

 


Is your team not operating well? Do you seem to have ongoing people issues in your business? Here’s some bad news, that may turn out to be good news: Often your team is a reflection of you.

Leaders set the tone and a team will take their standards and even their ethics...

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Virtues

Today, we are going to talk about values.

I sometimes think that when we talk about values, we tend to think of that group of words sitting on a wall and yes, they’re values. However, if they’re not activated, they’re not really true values.

And a word that hasn’t...

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Openness and Trust

We’re talking about transparency and you can’t talk about transparency without talking about Openness and Trust.

It’s really the core. It’s really the definition of being transparent. It’s that willingness to be vulnerable and to be open and, ultimately, I...

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Leveraging Potential


Transparency builds trust, as we’ve said. But, why would you want to do that? Really it’s around Leveraging Potential.

We have a lot of people in our organisation and we can be the one smart person doing all the thinking or we can leverage the potential of those that are around...

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