Tag Archives: Leadership

Are you an inclusive leader?

This article appeared in NZLawyer magazine in April 2013. Inclusive leadership  By Diana Ayling, LLB, Chartered Secretaries New Zealand Inc The New Zealand Productivity Commission lists a number of factors affecting the attainment of productivity in different countries. Its website … Continue reading

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What would you choose? Loyalty or competence

Often in public and work life we see judgement clouded by personal loyalty. So when choosing new members of the team are you looking for competence above loyalty?  What are the consequences of choosing loyalty over competence? What do we know … Continue reading

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5 ways to keep your rockstar employees happy

By Daniel Debow, Rypple Oct. 15, 2011, 9:00am PT 4 Comments The Googleplex, Google’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View California, is legendary for its perks. Employees have access to unlimited free meals, haircuts, dry cleaning, massages, and even onsite medical … Continue reading

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4 questions to ask yourself before scrapping a plan (and learning a lesson)

I’ve been thinking about when to pull the plug on projects that are not working.  We hope there are not too many of these.  If you have planned and designed well, using our six dimensional model then these ”scrapped plans” … Continue reading

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Developing emotionally intelligent leaders

Aubrey Stuart of Kenexa highlights the importance of emotional intelligence and how to develop it in leaders. Posted by Aubrey Stuart in Leadershipon Fri, 09/16/2011 – 09:30 Emotions influence everything we do in the workplace. Emotional intelligence enables leaders to … Continue reading

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Leading academic projects – A self-study unit

Image via Wikipedia By the end of this session you will be able to: Understand the concepts and principles of academic project management. Lead an academic project Be confident in your capabilities and processes. Lead your team, and reflect on … Continue reading

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Do you need to successfully delegate work?

We cannot do everything, and increasingly as web workers we are working collaboratively across time and space.  We need to delegate tasks and projects.  We have no choice than to delegate. So the challenge is to do this well, and … Continue reading

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