Knowing Yourself is Only Part of the Leadership Equation Many leadership development courses begin with the maxim, “Know Thyself”. The assumption is that by truly understanding yourself, then you can, in Shakespeare’s words, “To thine own self be true”. That will
[This is just one of a series of posts in direct response to the needs raised by those who completed my 2014 Blog Reader Survey. Enjoy!] While discussing leadership with one of my coaching clients, he commented that part of his
I can guarantee you: you are underrating your own gifts and talents. The vast majority of people whom I meet underrate their own gifts and talents. I see it reflected in the many works and conversations surrounding people’s thinking about their
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Political leaders come and go. In Australian politics in fact, they come, get booted out, keep agitating, come back again by booting someone else out, possibly get booted out again and so it goes. But political leadership in our modern
One of the difficult things about leadership is when you feel like you are alone. I was working with a client this week who is starting a new venture. He commented that he feels like others are not as excited
While preparing my Gifted Leadership™ Video Seminars, I was a little surprised to find that a couple of subscribers had not felt they had the time during the week to view a 5 minute video and would catch up much
Here’s a light and fluffy piece for a Friday: Leaders have to consider their own self-identity in the formation of their leadership. Too often their self-identity is shaped by being ‘a leader’, rather than their own identity shaping their leadership.
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