What makes a good boss stand out from the rest?

What is it that makes a good boss stand out from his or her corporate colleagues and rivals? Key attributes for a successful chief executive would include the ability to lead others, to see in advance what needs doing and to be passionate about problem-solving. Another characteristic of any good CEO, is their ability to understand fully the often complex scope of their company's operations. It is a challenge which can be made easier by a manager gaining as much [...]

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Boringness: The Secret To Great Leadership

Until recently, I hadn't really known any great leaders. As a writer, the highest-ranking people I deal with are editors, and they're pretty much just writers who have gotten lazy. The only thing an editor has ever led me into is a bar. So my images of leadership were based mainly on movies and sports. I figured great leaders did a lot of alpha-male yelling and inspirational speechmaking. To me, the epitome of leadership was when a baseball player is [...]

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Leadership in the Workplace

Gain some inside knowledge to help avoid those nasty cases of career assassination and espionage.Introduction : The training landscape is littered with overpriced theory ridden training courses about leadership. HR Development and Training Ltd are committed to providing managers and supervisors with a deeper understanding about what leadership in the workplace actually means. Participants will learn about leadership styles and situational leadership. If that sounds like another load of theory I assure you that at least it is theory that has been [...]

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