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Are You Ready to Lead in a VUCA World?

 14th March 2017 by gihan

I heard somebody say recently that you don’t know what real pain is until you step on a piece of Lego on the floor when walking barefoot from your bedroom to the bathroom in the middle of the night.

OK, it’s a First World problem, I

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Managing Conflict in Distributed Teams

 1st March 2017 by gihan

Conflicts are inevitable in any workplace, but can be particularly challenging in distributed teams, where team members don’t work in the same office. As a leader, it’s important to understand these differences, so you can prevent

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Test Your Future-Proof IQ: You’d Be Surprised What Most Leaders Get Wrong

 9th February 2017 by gihan

When it comes to iPads, video production, and Apple technology, my technology consultant is my eleven-year-old niece Abbey. And yet, when Abbey was born, there was no YouTube, no social media, no smartphones, we didn’t have a street directory

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Leadership Passion

 17th January 2017 by gihan

Leaders need followers, and followers are crying out for strong leaders. But the best people only follow you if you can give them work with meaning, energy, and purpose. And you can only do that if you yourself have meaning, energy, and purpose

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Is Your Team Ready for the Future of Work?

 6th December 2016 by gihan

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The youngest Millennials (also know as Gen Ys), and their younger sibling Gen Z, expect more from their workplace.

Most workplaces still carry over baggage from 200 years ago, when offices were invented. But people are becoming much more entrepreneurial

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Managing External Experts

 8th November 2016 by gihan

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External workers – such as freelancers, contractors, consultants, and workers in the sharing economy – are no longer just fringe workers, but an important part of the workforce. Even if you’re an experienced leader, the rules

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The Future of Work

 18th October 2016 by gihan

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We now have so many options for doing work – and that brings more flexibility, greater access to talent, and better integration of work goals with personal goals. But this also needs a new mindset around work, for everybody in the workplace

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Evolved Leadership

 8th September 2016 by gihan

Evolved Leadership

Do you have to be a fear-monger to be a great leader – resorting to scare tactics and dire warnings of the future? Sally Anderson of Evolved Leadership doesn’t think so! She talks about a new kind of leadership – Co-Creative

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Step Up and Stand For Something

 18th August 2016 by gihan

Step Up and Stand For Something

Great leaders aren’t afraid to stand for something that matters to them, even if it means being unpopular. They have a strong personal brand based on what they stand for, and built on two things: their expertise (what they know) and their

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The Skills for the Future

 10th August 2016 by gihan

The Skills for the Future

In the 20th century, leaders identified goals for their organisation, described the jobs required to meet those goals, and hired people with the right skills to fill those job descriptions. Over time, people build on their skills and move into

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