If you want to be the best leader you can be, you can’t afford to neglect setting SMART goals. Whilst it might be too late to wish people a happy new year, or to set new year’s resolutions, it's not too late to establish your own and your team’s goals for the year ahead.
When the going gets tough, there are many leaders who will try far too hard to pretend everything’s fine or to put a positive spin on every situation as opposed to accepting the reality that sometimes things just don’t quite go according to plan.
How focused are you on employee retention right now? What are you planning to do in 2023 to prevent your employees from dusting off their passports and waiting patiently in the departure lounge?
Fostering resilience within your team is an important part of being an effective leader. What makes a team resilient? Practice. These three practices can help you create a resilient team that can weather any storm.
How well followers follow is as important to a company’s success as how well their leaders lead. It's not an overstatement that good followers matter as much as good leaders. So, if you want to spot your future leaders, identify your followers first.
What makes a driven and ambitious salesperson tick at this time of the year? Sales leaders, it’s up to you to motivate team members and help maintain some level of ‘holiday cheer’.
There's nothing wrong with showing vulnerability when delivering feedback, but you should never need to sandwich it with positive feedback.
One of the biggest mistakes a leader can make (right up there with not delivering feedback properly and poor decision making) is what is known as shifting the goalposts.
Empowering a multi-generational workforce is a common leadership development trait – one that will become even more important. How can you successfully lead a multi-generational workforce?
It’s ultimately the responsibility of the senior leadership within an organisation to send a clear message to everyone across the business that what they are doing really matters.

Leading People

Leading people is an important aspect of any organization, as it involves guiding and motivating a team towards a common goal. There are several key skills that are essential for effective leadership, including strategy planning, building teams, performance management and reviews, and showing appreciation. Browse our resources, where we delve into each of these skills and explore how they can help you become a more effective leader.