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4 Reasons Why A Leader Might Want To Consider Having A Coach

In just about every field where people are successful, they have a coach or in the case of teams several coaches. Over the years the number of coaches working with leaders in organisations has increased significantly. As someone who has worked at senior levels in large organisations and has been a qualified coach since 2006, […]

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Leadership Tips Part 3

This is the third in a series of leadership tips articles. If you missed parts 1 and 2 check them out now. Tip 1: Keep people in the organisation up to date with what is happening Have a clear communication strategy to connect with the people you lead. What strategies do you have for communicating […]

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Leadership Tips Part 1

In this blog post I’m sharing 10 tips on being successful as a leader. Tip 1: Create A Compelling Vision Be crystal clear about what you want to achieve for the organisation, function or team that you lead. Tip 2: Get buy-in To deliver your compelling vision you need to get the buy-in of all […]

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6 Indicators You Are Losing The Plot As A Leader

Leading is one of those areas that appears really easy from the outside looking in. How many times have you said or heard someone else say that they could do better. Perhaps in a specific situation you could and at the same time you know that the success of a leader is really measured over […]

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What The Textbooks Don’t Tell You About Leading

If you pick up and read many of the thousands of books around leadership and management you would assume that it is pretty straightforward. Some even present what on the face of it is a success blueprint. In theory leading and managing is not hard. In practice there is a huge difference between what the […]

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How Much Clarity Are You Providing As A Leader?

As a leader you are ultimately judged on the results that you deliver. Seems fair, right? On the other hand how much clarity do you have on the outcomes you want to achieve? If you were to look at your current role on a scale of 1 to 100 (1 =little clarity, 100= total clarity), […]

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The Consultative Style of Leadership

Involve others in key decisions is often the normal default style for leaders. Like all styles of leadership it has benefits and drawbacks. So when might it be right to use a consultative or participative style of leadership in order to achieve the best result or outcome? Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps health […]

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What Qualities Do You Look For In A Leader?

Everyone no matter what level they are at in the NHS has a boss or someone who they are accountable to.  Like most people you probably had some leaders that you worked with that you were really inspired by.  On the other hand chances are there were others who had quite the opposite effect.   […]

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What Is Leadership?

Leadership is something that is talked about a lot.  Yet at the same time there are huge differences of opinion in what leadership is.  In fact a Google search on this term will reveal around 1,110,000,000 results.   One of the great things I heard from someone I use to work with is that leadership […]

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30 Thoughts On Leadership

In any organisation in any sector being a leader is demanding and the NHS is no exception.  There are many stakeholders with different interests and motivations.  Yet in my experience there are some common themes that contribute to the success you achieve.   Here is my top 30 and would love to hear your thoughts […]

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