Leadership

Jun
28

Characteristics of a Leader | Making Decisions That Are Not Influenced By Emotions

One of the most important characteristics of a leader is that he doesn’t let emotions affect his decision making. Sometimes the decision is clear to us but we it can get blurred due to emotion. In business, there are times when there is no right or wrong. There are correct and more correct alternatives. And deciding […]

By Shweta Sharma | Leadership
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Aug
20

Leadership Skills: Connecting Through Communication

During the course of their studies and their working lives leaders and future leaders master the vital skills of effective managers: planning, staffing, leading, organizing and controlling. However, the leadership skill that is often underdeveloped and undervalued is communication. This is ironic and worrying given that the ability to communicate is essential to the effectiveness […]

By Guest Writer | Leadership
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Mar
16

Friends or Followers: Where does a good leader draw the line?

Giving bad news is way worse than receiving it. Now imagine when you have to break it to your team, who may also happen to be close friends. Leadership styles vary according to our personality and preferences, but one dilemma a good leader has is “How am I going to treat my team, as members […]

By Staff Writer | Leadership
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Feb
22

5 Undeniable Leadership Qualities

A famous line goes like this, “If you are ready to face your deepest failure, you will stumble into great success.” On the contrary, we could say that, if a person wants to climb the road to success, he should be ready to take risks. Being a leader involves taking up the initiative to steer […]

By John Giftah | Leadership
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Feb
05

Why Work On Your Public Speaking Skills?

John F. Kennedy said, “Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.” We must remember that it takes a lot of practice and experience to to be effective in public speaking. Working on your public speaking skills can help you in other areas. Let’s go ahead and look at them: […]

By John Giftah | Leadership
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Feb
01

Who is a leader? How Are Leaders Different From Their Followers?

Who is a leader? How are great leaders different from the rest? John C. Maxwell said, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” Being a leader is not about position or title but rather about action. Here are some ways leaders should be differentiate themselves from their […]

By John Giftah | Leadership
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Jan
28

Team activities – Celebrating Small Victories

What do you do when your team reaches a milestone or completes a huge work order? Do you just move on to another project? Or do you take that as an opportunity to motivate your team to do even better? One of the most important team activities is to celebrate small victories along the line. […]

By John Giftah | Leadership
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Dec
05

Mindset Of A Great Leader

Unlike the popular belief, the phrase “born as a leader” somehow does not fit into what some leaders had to say about leadership. When Warren Bennis interviewed great leaders, they all agreed, “Leaders are made, not born, and made more by themselves than by any external means.”  John C. Maxwell, a leadership master said, “The […]

By John Giftah | Leadership
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