Why you need a strong vision for your business and how to set it up

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  A strong, shared vision is pivotal to the success of a business. If you can’t see the meaning and value of what you’re doing, it’s very hard to remain motivated and to work to your full potential. Having a clear vision – and a set of values, a mission statement to match, and a clear purpose – is key for a thriving business. A Vision helps a business to:  Stay focused Move in the same direction Make well-grounded decisions […]

Young leaders, driving without a license

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It always astounded me, how linear and over simplistic the process is to become a leader. You excel in your role, for example you might be in sales, so you hit your target consistently, your customers rave about you, your manager looks great because you’re bringing in the numbers and then BOOM you get the keys to a Ferrari. Well not a real one but the equivalent of one, you get promoted and are given a team to manage. Surely […]

What kind of leader do you want to be – The lover, with a woeful ballad?

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  “Leadership is a lot like love. Everyone thinks it’s special, but hardly anyone agrees on a definition” (Peltier, 2010), and yet lists of top leaders like The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders are being compounded regularly and agreed upon. How to define and measure good leadership As there is no commonly used leadership definition available, many different models of leadership exist. Some focus on personal qualities or traits, some on behaviours and actions, some concentrate on the quality of the […]