Leading By Persuading People They Don’t Have To … They GET TO.

Leading By Persuading People They Don’t Have To … They GET TO. PERMISSION TO REPUBLISH: This article may be republished in newsletters and on web sites provided attribution is provided to the author, and it appears with the included copyright, resource box and live web site link. Email notice of intent to publish is appreciated but not required: mail to: brent@actionleadership.com Physicists theorize that the universe is composed of only 20 percent visible matter and 80 percent dark matter. Dark matter refers to hypothetical matter particles, of unknown composition, that do not emit or reflect enough electromagnetic radiation to be detected directly, but whose presence can be inferred from gravitational effects on visible matter such as stars and galaxies. When …

César Manrique – The Most Celebrated Citizen Of Lanzarote

César Manrique – The Most Celebrated Citizen Of Lanzarote If you have ever visited Lanzarote you are bound to have come across the name César Manrique. Below we take a closer look at Lanzarote’s most famous citizen. If it’s an interesting mixture of culture and art you are looking for in your holiday destination then the 30 mile long island of Lanzarote may just hold the key. Much of the sculptures and artistic influence which can be found on the island are as a direct result of one man’s amazing vision: César Manrique Born on the island in 1919, Manrique established himself as a local hero through his dogged determination in the 1960s to ensure that the problems which mass …

A Good Leader Knows The Team’s Colours

A Good Leader Knows The Team’s Colours Leadership can be a very challenging task. As leaders we don’t always get to choose who is on our team. In fact very often a leader inherits a team, of which most of the members have been there far longer than the leader, and may even know more about the work than the leader. Whatever the situation, one of the responsibilities of a leader is to motivate the team to all work together towards the common goal. This can be a daunting challenge. So often the team is comprised of very diverse members, each with their own strengths, weaknesses, and work styles. The team dynamics are also often complicated by internal disagreements and …

Characteristics of a Good Leader

Characteristics of a Good Leader It’s interesting to hear the responses from executives when I ask them, “What are the characteristics of a good Leader?” If I ask that question in a large room of executives, or even upper level managers the answers will be all over the map, and many are conflicting. A couple of the usual answers are: • A leader is someone that empowers those working for him to make their own decisions. • A leader is someone who gives clear, direct orders, a take charge person that commands his employees. The first implies that we let the employees make up their own minds what to do, and how to get the end result. The second implies …