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You remember our very involved leader Gary?  He is the leader from last week, making his people dependent on him. Not only is Gary’s leadership style making the people in his organization dependent, it also conditions the people to stop thinking.  Instead of coming up with solutions to their own pr Read More
Where there is no vision the people perish… Proverbs 29:18 (The Bible) So how important do you think vision is for successful leadership? Looking at the piece of scripture, vision does not seem important for leadership.   Note I did not say vision is not important.  Vision is very important.   I ju Read More
How do you ensure effective leadership by balancing the tension between achieving the goal and focussing on people’s needs? I struggle with this question sometimes.  I am sure I am not the only one.  As a leader you have to achieve certain goals.  There are certain change outcomes you have to manag Read More
Meet Gary.  He is the leader of a small organization and a very “hands on” guy.  He makes a point of knowing about every single detail in the organization and gets involved in the detail 90% of the time. Gary prides himself in his problem solving abilities. If someone got a problem, he is the [...] Read More
It’s the end of the day and I pull my office door close behind me.  It’s been a rough day.  I wonder about my leadership during the situation with John today.  The difficult conversation was something I could not postpone any longer, without causing further damage.  As I leave the building I replay Read More
Inexperienced Leaders sometimes gets confused between power and leadership. They think that power, shown through exercising authority and taking charge, or being in a position to tell others what to do is leadership.  However power and leadership are two very different things. Power is a tool that Read More
A very old, traditional brewery decided to install a new canning line.  This would enable its beer products to be marketed through the supermarket sector. Local dignitaries and past employees were invited to witness the first running of the new canning line, which was followed by a buffet and drink Read More
Wisdom is often associated with old age.  This presupposes wisdom is directly linked to life experience, which means you will only be able to lead wisely when you are old.  This is not entirely true.  Although life experience does play a role in gaining wisdom, is also something you can develop and Read More

Effective Leaders Stimulates Creativity

Effective Leaders Stimulates Creativity - Avatar Posted by Stedevilian under Management
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Made Hot by: HeatherStone on May 16, 2012 2:24 pm
Effective Leaders deal with problems, they identify and correct injustices, always striving to add value to other people’s lives.  They do this by influencing and guiding people to work together towards a common goal. This poses a challenge, because good leadership means mobilising and motivating p Read More
How important is goal setting for you?  I guess on a scale of one to ten you might give it a three, maybe a four.  This is a fairly low score for something so important for success. This makes me wonder; why would you give goal setting such a low score? Why do we shy [...] Read More

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