Embrace transparency in the way you communicate as a leader and, in return, your employees will give you their loyalty, advocacy, commitment and trust.
Anyone in a leadership position needs solid negotiation skills to help navigate many different scenarios they could find themselves in. As a leader, how prepared are you when it comes to negotiating?
An open letter, written on behalf of middle managers, to their leaders – the CEOs and others in the C-suite on how to better take care of direct reports.
Matrix-led business research reveals dual reporting can lead to conflict and confusion, particularly when leaders have different leadership styles.
Nobody confides or puts their trust in invisible leaders. It’s a leader’s genuine presence and availability that increases team morale, loyalty and commitment.
As we transition and adapt to the ‘new normal’ hybrid work culture, it’s important leaders think about what their team members need and expect from them.
Transparent leadership helps to eliminate employees’ fear of the unknown as well as unnecessary nasty surprises.
Executive presence isn’t exerting authority or engaging in power plays. It's embodying leadership traits such as commanding a room, displaying confidence and communicating articulately.
For any leader, being kind, compassionate, or showing empathy doesn’t mean being a pushover. Demonstrating empathy and compassion is a successful approach to leadership on many levels.
How comfortable are your team members in expressing emotions in the workplace? If someone cried, would they feel embarrassed, or have you created a culture where vunerability's OK?


Connection is an important aspect of leadership, as it involves building lasting relationships that have an impact on the behaviours, attitudes, engagement levels, opinions, and choices of others. This can be achieved through networking, influencing, collaborating, creating connection, and communicating effectively, topics we cover here. By building connection through these activities, you can inspire others and create a positive impact on the behaviours, attitudes, and engagement levels of those around you.