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Lessons from Navy SEALs

This is a guest post from my mentor and coach, Michael Coote from S+ – The Real Leadership Company   The US Navy’s Sea, Air, Land Teams, commonly known as the Navy SEALs, is the United States Navy’s principal special operations … Continue reading

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Secret Six Habits for World Class Performance

Here are six habits which, if performed consistently, will raise your leadership performance beyond recognition. 1. Tell the truth Trust is the foundation of leadership (John C Maxwell’s Law of Solid Ground). Don’t even tell little white lies. Be 100% … Continue reading

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Personal Investment in Career Advancement

Last week I attended a training workshop. Among the other delegates were several from a well-known national retail chain. There were three senior executives and one store manager. To protect the innocent, let’s call the store manager Emma. Emma was … Continue reading

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Leadership Law #7 – The Law of Respect

People naturally follow leaders stronger than themselves In groups, people usually look to someone who is stronger (maybe physically; maybe in certain talents or skills) and they follow that stronger person. We often find that, the more leadership ability a … Continue reading

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Leadership Law #6 – The Law of Solid Ground

Trust is the foundation of leadership – John Maxwell’s Sixth Law of Leadership In an earlier post on the Law of Addition, I mentioned the fact that the media is feasting on stories denigrating the so-called Fat Cats of business. … Continue reading

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Leadership Law #5 – The Law of Addition

Leaders add value by serving others. Every time I switch on the TV or radio, there seems to be a story “bashing” another “fat cat”. The media is full of columns about people who appear to be most concerned about … Continue reading

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Leadership Law #4 – The Law of Navigation

Anyone can steer the ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course. Maxwell gives the classic example of the Law of Navigation that happened exactly 100 years ago –  the race to be the first to the South … Continue reading

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