leadership

5 Ways to Become a More Effective Leader

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When I first began to write this post, I wanted to title it: 5 ways to become a better leader. But then I got to thinking – what does “better” mean. Better could mean one thing to you than it does to me, and, in the end, does better mean you’re getting the job done? […]

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Redefining Your Problems as Healthy Challenges

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No one like to face problems. Not in Australia. Not in New Zealand. And not in the US. Problems are that wrench in our plans, that bump in the road, the one thing getting in the way of what we want. Whenever things aren’t going so well, there’s typically one thing at fault: a ‘problem.’ […]

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Stress – The Ever-Present Shark in the Water of Your Life

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It’s Not About Eliminating Stress, It’s About Becoming More Resilient It’s said that two things in life are certain – death and taxes. I think we can all agree something else deserves to be on that list: STRESS There is not one person walking through Australia, or on this planet, who hasn’t experienced some sort of […]

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What does it take to be successful?

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Conquer your fear to find true success Determining what it takes to be successful can be a challenge, in large part because of the varied opinions of what “success” really is. How do you define success? Some folks in Australia look toward material objects as signs of success. The big house on the block; the […]

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Learn Teamwork Skills

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Practicing effective teamwork could be an organization’s best weapon for success. Having a group of people working harmoniously towards a common goal with seamless teamwork is priceless. But this trait is not so easy to come by these days, whether you’re in Australia, New Zealand, the US, or elsewhere in the world. Many organizations and […]

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Get a Boost of Motivation

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A little motivation can go a long way. Have you ever wondered why a simple tap on the back from your boss gives you that extra boost to work harder? This is because you get motivated, and human beings are innately fueled by motivation. Those simple words of affirmation and encouragement assure us that we […]

management

Learn Effective Management Skills

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Any leader will agree that good management skills are not easy to come by these days. Managers are expected to motivate their staff to work harder and more efficiently while maintaining harmony and peace in the workplace. It may sound easy, but there is nothing harder than to have the right management skills to be […]

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Be the Leader You Wish to Be

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In the words of one of the best leaders who ever lived, “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” These were Bill Gates words during the years he was building Microsoft. It was his leadership that brought the company to such amazing heights, revolutionizing the computer […]

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Maximizing Your Leadership Skills

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Effective leadership skills are what separate winners from the rest. Running an organization or a business that requires managing people is no easy task. But whether you are leading a team of individuals or not, owning a set of leadership skills will definitely help you navigate through life more effectively. At some point in your […]