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How to earn your team's devotion

I’ve just read a great post by S Alexander Haslam (University of Queensland) and Stephen D Reicher (University of St Andrews in Scotland). They wrote the best sentence I’ve ever read about leadership: 221 more words

Personal Skills

Changes in the business environment and how they affect you

I was asked the other day how trends in the business environment are affecting managers. Where to start …

Business complexity is increasing exponentially, so understanding the big picture and using systems thinking are becoming more important. 640 more words

Personal Skills

Do you walk your talk?

We all know people who say one thing and do another. The manager who says: ‘I believe in participation’ but fails to listen to people’s ideas and suggestions. 339 more words

Workplace Relationships

Becoming a Motivating Supervisor

The most frustrating thing about being a supervisor is that many subordinates are not easily motivated. In my experience, most of the supervisees worked part-time and did not invest as much time and energy into their jobs as I did. 505 more words

Workplace Relationships

How to build trust

Continuing on with the theme of the last couple of weeks–walking your talk and living and leading according to your values, let’s look at some specific behaviours that signal trustworthiness. 177 more words

Personal Skills

Girl Power, or the Power of Women at Work

Girl power was all the rage in the 1990’s and early 2000s. The phrase “girl power” is used as a term of empowerment, independence, and self-sureness, but what came of girl power, and is there such a thing as true girl power? 889 more words


Attachment Styles Determine Workplace Relationships

Recent research has provided more evidence in adult attachment styles and relationships at work. The bond between you and your coworkers, or even the organization you work for as a whole, has been shown to be determined by your attachment style. 457 more words

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