Aug 21

What makes a good boss stand out from the rest?

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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…

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May 21

Boringness: The Secret To Great Leadership

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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…

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Aug 4

Introverts can be effective leaders

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For Andrew Jetter, it was a matter of eye contact. Inclined to be an introvert, the bank president had to force himself to look others in the eyes. “Making small talk … I had to practise that,” said the chief executive of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, Kansas. “I have to…

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Jul 4

Leadership in the Workplace

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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…

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