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Tips on Leadership

1. Don’t hide anything from employees Keep individuals up to date on their status as it relates to the group. All this forces you to have and share your vision, which is what makes you a great leader in the first place. 2. Show empathy in tangible ways You need to be able to understand … Continue reading

Eight Archetypes of Leadership

Extract from: http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/12/the-eight-archetypes-of-leadership/ The strategist: leadership as a game of chess. These people are good at dealing with developments in the organization’s environment. They provide vision, strategic direction and outside-the-box thinking to create new organizational forms and generate future growth. The change-catalyst: leadership as a turnaround activity. These executives love messy situations. They are masters at re-engineering and creating … Continue reading

Twelve Rules for Authenticity

1. Focus on bolstering your self-respect and on loving others. 2. When people occassionally commit self-defeating or anti-social acts, help or guide them away from them. 3. When things are not the way you want them to be, either strive to change the conditions that foster them or temporarily accept that is the way things are. … Continue reading

Eight Great Leadership Lessons from Garrett Reisman, Former NASA Astronaut

1) Have a grand vision – Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO, CTO As a leader, you can inspire and motivate your team to tremendous effect by communicating a vision in a clear, straight-forward way.  But don’t think small – raise the bar really really high.  Elon wants us to make the human species multi-planetary.  That’s different … Continue reading

The SCARF theory of NeuroLeadership

Neuroscience has shown that the brain makes 5 threat vs. reward evaluations every second. These evaluations are based on five key parameters, sometimes called SCARF:  SCARF S – Status C – Certainty A – Autonomy R – Relatedness F – Fairness   Consider a manager walking into a room full of her subordinates. Within the … Continue reading

Ten Leadership Changes You Should Implement

1. Out: Micro-management, or the need to control every aspect of your company. In: Empowerment, the ability to give your people some rope–even rope to make mistakes without blame. 2. Out: Management by walking around the office; it is no longer enough to be visible. In: Leadership by watching and listening, engaging in conversation, implementing the … Continue reading