A Leader’s Role In Minimising Employee Stress

    Listed below are a number of practical actions that can be undertaken by a leader to minimise stress in other people.       Be aware of your people’s workload Give people plenty of advance notice of deadlines Do not impose last-minute requests unless it is an emergency and you: Acknowledge the inconvenience […]
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Building Trust – An Article by Stephen Covey

Research shows that only 49% of employees trust senior management, and only 28% believe CEOs are a credible source of information. In this article, Stephen Covey  explores the concept of trust within leadership and in our society at large. Consider the loss of trust and confidence in the financial markets today. Indeed, "trust makes the world […]
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Communication with Power – Putting Leadership on Parade

Many of the defining characteristics needed for effective leadership -- like having a vision, integrity, commitment and resilience – are innate. Happily, another quality, as essential for success as the others, can be learned. It is the ability to mobilise a fire-in-the-belly effort among employees to help the leader realise ambitious goals. This quality can […]
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Johari Window Self-Awareness And Group Relationships Model

The Johari Window, created by psychologists Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham, is a model of communication, describing how an individual gives and receives personal feedback. It encourages free and open communication, thereby fostering good interpersonal relations and helping people to realise their full potential. The model can be used for developing self-awareness in any communication […]
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Analyse How You Resolve Conflict

Conflict is a normal part of any healthy relationship and arises from differences, both large and small. Everyone needs to feel understood, nurtured, and supported, but the ways in which these needs are met vary widely. Differing needs for feeling comfortable and safe create some of the most severe challenges in our personal and professional […]
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