How The Types of Leadership Affect Our Ability to Build An Organization

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leadership styles

As George E.P. Box has said, “All models are wrong, but some are useful.” This is how we should view the many models available that attempt to illustrate the different styles of leadership that exist. There is, perhaps, no model that can completely and accurately describe all the ways leaders interact with and influence those around them. However, models can … Read More

How Do I Know If I Have What It Takes To Be A Good Leader?

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leadership traits

This is a question I am often asked – whether I believe someone has what it takes to be a good leader or not. There are many false notions circulating about what leadership means and what it takes to showcase effective leadership. This is why it’s difficult for many to fairly evaluate their effectiveness. Some people believe that leadership is … Read More

Improving Your Abilities at Leadership (Part 3 of 3): Building Relationships and Networks

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networking tips

We want to warmly extend our gratitude to those who have been following our blog. For our new visitors, this article is part of a three-part leadership series on improving your aptitude in leadership. Since the skills and disciplines are cumulative, we strongly recommend that you start with Part 1 of the series, if you haven’t already done so. One of my … Read More

Improving Your Abilities at Leadership (Part 2 of 3): Self-Awareness

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leadership styles | self awareness

By way of preamble, this article is part of a three-part leadership series on improving your aptitude in leadership. Since the skills and disciplines are cumulative, we strongly recommend that you start with Part 1 of the series, if you haven’t already done so. Many years ago, my dad shared with me a story about an elderly woman who had an … Read More