How being bold can help you be a better leader

Boldness. It's a trait my toddler son exhibits every day. I watch him growing in confidence as his world becomes more and more of an adventure, and it's struck me that he takes risks, he assesses those risks - and then he (literally) jumps in puddles. He laughs and he has fun. We can learn much from watching and observing those around us, seeing the world through their eyes. The best leaders I've worked with and for are those who are bold - not arrogant, but bold. They back themselves, the...
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‘Management 101’ – in two words

Recently, a newly promoted friend was having a chat about ‘management 101’ – the how to get your head around being a manager for the first time type of conversation. Halfway through the chat, my friend stopped and asked a very interesting question regarding the best way to communicate with their new team members. "What's the best phrase or couple of words I could use to really show I want to be a good, caring, leader?", they asked. It's a fascinating question and one that got me thinking. ...
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