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If you are on a personal development journey, then this book is a must for you


This book is not for those who aspire to be a leader. Rather, think of this book as the guidebook for a journey that connects you to life and culminates in the gift of leadership. From the forward from Peter Senge (which to me was best skimmed and reread midway through the book) to the […]


Review by V. Young, Washington d.c. This book is an easy read and points out how much control we do have over the circumstances under which we live. Ms. Adams shows how to think your way out of frustrating or non-productive sitations and create a more positive, effective, and satisfying life. Her method is easy […]


  The ability to successfully solve problems is fundamental to any organisation. People at all levels need to possess some or all of these competences. The more senior the roles, the more important problem solving abilities become. The competences that are identified, defined and described in this ebook will assist you to select and recruit […]


We live in a rapidly changing world with ever increasing levels of complexity and information overload. The Strategy Workshop is a Knowledge and Resource Centre that helps you ‘Make sense of it all’. Founded by Ivan Nurick, focuses on leadership development (both personal and strategic), formulating and implementing strategy at all levels within private […]

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What is your natural leadership style? You can quickly assess your dominant leadership style by examining the leadership characteristics contained in the Leadership Style Quick Diagnostic.


Anyone can become a leader that is willing and able to strive for and achieve goals. As long as you have the competence to do the job, have clarity of strategic purpose, understand the operating environment, and are true to yourself, you can learn to become a great leader of others.


The desire to be a leader is fundamental to remaining passionate, especially when times get tough. Maintaining desire is achieved by have a vision that that is powerful enough to drive the leader and sustain motivation.


The essence of the role of leaders in organisations’ is to lead effective and relevant change. Leaders set direction, and touch, move and
inspire people to follow them. The essential skill of a leader is to influence people to achieve goals by creating an environment that is motivating, inspiring, energising and uniting. Use this template to identify criteria for effective leadership.