Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers. In this TED Talk Simon Sinek explores how leaders can inspire cooperation, trust and change. Click here to watch the clip (17.57 mins)
Conflict is part of any dynamic business organisation. It arises because people care and want to do their jobs well. The goal of a manager should be to avoid “win-lose” situations and to ensure productive resolution of conflict. Effectively working through conflict results in stronger working relationships and encourages creative solutions – while handling conflict inappropriately results in damaged relationships and inhibits the expression of valuable opinions.
Transforming Leaders – We want you to become the best leader you can be. Everyone has their preferred set of leadership beliefs, skills, models – enough to fill a library, not just a book. So we thought we’d keep it simple and share the 3 things we know make the difference: Be Resilient; Be Authentic; Make the Story […]
Innovation is an undisputed catalyst for company growth, yet many managers across industries fail to create a climate that encourages and rewards innovation. Managing Creativity and Innovation explores the manager’s role in sparking organizational creativity and offers insight into what managers and leaders must do to increase successful innovation. Contents include: Generating new ideas and […]
It is the role of Strategic leaders to respond to change and external events, establishing a strong organizational structure, allocating resources and communicating strategic vision. As a strategic leader, your decisions may appear more risky, your actions more visible and achieving results more complex than for organizational managers. In Effective Strategic Leadership John Adair teaches you everything […]
How to Grow Leaders is a ground-breaking book which sets the record straight on leadership development, the nature of leadership and how it can be taught. John Adair identifies the seven key principles of leadership development, and answers vital questions on how to select, train and educate leaders at team, operational and strategic leadership levels. […]
Leadership skills development is a crucial way but with a good reference, you can be able to achieve your goals of being an effective leader. It’s inevitable to improve your skills since the business needs it in order for you to manage your organization well. Learn how to accept challenges and continue to educate and […]
Leadership and the One Minute Manager teaches leaders the world renowned method of developing self-reliance in those they manage: Situational Leadership. From Leadership and the One Minute Manager you’ll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; and how to identify the leadership […]
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Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups. This animation offers an overview of the fundamentals of emotional intelligence and their implications. Watch the film clip [3:32 mins long]
This lively RSA Animate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace. Watch the film clip [10:48 mins] Watch the full lecture here [17:57 mins]