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Leadership is a journey and contrary to popular belief, people are not born leaders. Most of the skills that you need can be taught.
Find out how enhance your career prospects, by improving your gravitas and leadership presence. Explore the characteristics of authentic leaders, why psychological safety at work is so important and what drives company culture. A rich set of resources full of simple, easy to access tip, hints and advice for improving your leadership skills.
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Psychological safety is present when colleagues trust and respect each other and feel able, even obligated, to be candid. David Green, host of The Digital HR Leaders Podcast speaks to Amy Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School, Author of “The Fearless Organisation – creating psychological safety in the workplace in learning, innovation and growth.”Play
Having a positive culture can be a huge differentiator. So, what exactly is company culture? Chris Goede and Perry Holley from The John Maxwell Company, share the importance of being intentional about developing culture, including a tips for leaders to generate an intentional culture for their organization today.Play
Leadership 2020 asks the big questions about being a better leader in the modern workplace. In this episode, host Clare Carpenter is speaking to Evan Harris about how to motivate and, when the circumstances call for it, have tough conversations with under-performing employees.Play
Brendon Burchard is one of the most watched and followed personal development trainers in history, and Forbes named him “the world’s leading high performance coach.” In this video, Brendon sets out his ‘6E’ framework for highly effective leadership. We have also provided the link to Brendon’s YouTube Channel in our Xtra section below.Watch
There are three forms of powerful personal impact and all of them carry high levels of confidence. These are: Presence, Charisma, and Gravitas. But what are they and what are the differences?Watch
Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. Here, the popular researcher explains how leaders can be vulnerable in a way that benefits their company’s creativity. Brene’s well known Ted Talk, ‘The Power of Vulnerability’ is also listed in our Xtra section below.
How do you engage and influence people? Creating great first impressions, using charisma, holding a client’s attention and delivering clear messages are fundamental elements of gravitas. But did you know that this is a skill you can develop? From Totem Consulting.Watch
How to be exceptional in your career by increasing your self-awareness, a critical foundation for all leadership skills. Part of a 7-part series from Psychology Today on leading with knowledge-based power.Read Article
Chris Voss is the best-selling author of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It and a former FBI hostage negotiator. In this interview with AppSumo, Chris explains his top five negotiation tips.Read Article
Different working environments demand different styles of leaderships, and great leaders typically combine characteristics of many different leadership types to manage effectively. Here are seven classic types of leadership and examples of leaders who make them work. From Engage in Learning.Read Article
The Power of Vulnerability: Brené Brown
In a poignant, funny talk, Brené Brown shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. With over 50 million views on the Ted Channel , this is one of the most popular Ted Talks of all time.Watch
Brendon Burchard: YouTube Channel
Over 2 million people have completed Brendon Burchard’s online courses or video series, which led Oprah Winfrey Network to name him “one of the most successful online instructors in history.” Brendon’s books include High Performance Habits, The Motivation Manifesto, The Charge, The Millionaire Messenger, and Life’s Golden Ticket.View Website
Book: Surrounded by Idiots
International best selling book ‘Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour’ by Thomas EriksonRead