Terence Traut from Entelechy, Inc. interviews General Tommy Franks to identify management techniques.
Would it not be great to have some leadership quotes that you can use when speaking with others or just to cheer yourself onward and upward? Possibly, these great quotes on leadership may help you.
A great cloud of jargon, debate, and junk theory surrounds the idea of leadership, what it is, who does it, and how to do it well. But if you have just been promoted, and you’re responsible for a group for the first time, there are only a few things you really need to know about leadership.
When you get promoted and become responsible for the performance of a group you become a leader. But you don’t undergo some magical change. In fact, it will probably take you over a yea…
Lets face it! Many people just seem to have great difficulty in saying no or denying any favor asked from them. As a result, they often find themselves trapped in the middle of nowhere because of their own hastened decision or acceptance of an unfavorable task – just because at one particular point in their life, they were afraid to say no.
For those who are constantly faced with this problem, the following tips will prove to be useful.
1. Do not occupy yourself wi…
To capture the talents and potential of todays knowledge workers, you must recognize the dramatic rise in numbers of these employees. Knowledge workers are the individuals who use their brains instead of their brawn to get work done. To ensure high performance you must manage these talented individuals differently than employees of the past. Their talents can help you take your business to the top. But like a spirited racehorse, they must be handled with care.
The art of leadership is sought by virtually everyone. It is claimed by many, defined by a few, and exercised by the unheralded, depending on the source you use. In fact, we know a lot about leadership; it is the application of leadership that creates confusion for most.
In spite of all the leadership texts, containing a veritable plethora of theories about leadership (each of which is THE KEY), leadership remains a very individual concept, exercised in many diverse yet su…
Effective communication is a vital tool for successful leadership. Being able to articulate clearly, to present and share ideas with others is extremely important. All too often listening becomes the poor relation everyone is busy talking but true communication does not take place unless each stake holder is listening activelty too.
Have you ever been in a room which is full of noise, everyone is contributing but no one really hears.
Be an effective listener – 10 strategies to help you.
Organizations depend on leadership for direction, momentum and a plan for sustainable success. How do we recognize leadership exists? How do we develop leadership? How can leadership be measured? These are questions this article seeks to explore.
Public speaking does not have to be difficult. Here are some tips to help you prepare for public speaking.
You dont need to be perfect in succeeding in speaking in public.
You do not need to be too witty and brilliant to be successful when you speak in public. Public speaking is not all about that. It may look like it is, but in actuality, it is not. You can be the average guy you are.
What is important in speaking in public is that you give your listeners someth…
Ben, a high-level leader in a multi-national firm, recently confessed that he felt like a bad father. That weekend he had messed up his Saturday daddy duties. When he took his son to soccer practice, Ben stayed for a while to support him. In the process, though, he forgot to take his daughter to her piano lesson. By the time they got to the piano teachers house, the next student was already playing. This extremely successful businessman felt like a failure.
I bet you have had times when you have walked into a shop and felt immediately welcome. Im also pretty sure that youve had occasions where youve felt just the opposite. What was the difference? What happened in the place that created that welcome feeling within you?
Maybe the assistant noticed you entering and offered you a smile and said hello. They are telling you that you are welcome in their space both physically and mentally. Compare this with a shop where you wer…
Here we look at how leaders should allocate roles, responsibilities, and authority, to other senior managers and specialists, in order to ensure that the action taken and decisions made by the senior management team is effectively supporting the organisations strategies.