Comparing leadership and management.

Leadership theories want to explain how and why certain folks become leaders. Participative leadership theories imply that the perfect leadership style is one which takes the input of others into consideration. As a very first step, it might be useful to understand more on the topic of emotional intelligence. This is a vital quality for…

3 traits that only great leaders have

There are many forms of leadership and I truly believe that a leader can come from any background or have any style, but only great leaders demonstrate these 3 traits. They represent the basics of human understanding and self-discipline necessary to overcome challenges inherent to a competitive environment. Trait #1: Passion for their work /…

Laws of power: keep your options open

A leader is as good as the different leadership tools that he can master. Variety and options for action are essential in a time where diversity is core to business and changes occur to a pace like never before. Having freedom to choose between a wide range of leadership tools allows the leader to have…

Complacency – The worm that rots from the inside

High performance organizations and people know that repetition as key success behavior for them to achieve success. Repetition allows people to automate behaviours and create routines that allow them to perform in almost any circumstances. When will repetition become a bad influence? When I was a young athlete, I wanted to always improve myself, so…

3 easy steps to inpire people

Selling dreams: How leaders can inspire employees Being a good sales often means that you need to connect with people to make them believe that a certain product or service is exactly what they would need or like to have. It resembles the work of an artist to make people to believe in something that…

Sitting outside your confort zone

I have started to experiment to leave my office and be closer to my teams. I never really had an office until now… so it feels strange to be “inside a box” – despite being a great office with a great view – I feel apart from everyone else sitting in the open space. It…