Leadership since the time of Plato

People  have  been  talking  about  leadership  since  the  time  of  Plato. But  in  organisations  all  over  the  word  the  same  complaint  emerges:  we  don’t  have  enough  leadership. We  have  to  ask  ourselves,  why  are  we  so  obsessed  with ...

Dare to Change

Dare to change! Mastering the fear of change awakens a great sense of strength in you. Life is full of risks. You can spend your time worrying or you might as well devise a scheme of action to combat your fears and reach final success. Do not let fear interfere with...

Enemies in real life

Enemies in real life might be market antagonists, colleagues, other companies, or even one’s working team. There may be individuals who seek to undermine you and impede your route to professional success in a more or less obvious manner; someone willing to harm you...

First step

Training one’s mind should be an essential pursuit in life, among family, friendship, alliances, professional connections, even common things like payments and loans. Intellectual skills include thought/emotion control, self-suggestion, and self-control in general....

Learning organization

All learning takes place in the human mind and an organisation can learn only by learning from its members or by hiring new members who can contribute to its skills set (Locke and Jain, 1995). It is unrealistic to expect that haphazard or random learning will help an...

Leadership Results

If you use ‘’leadership results’’ (sales, revenue, sports victories, awards, etc.) as a measure of success and do not monitor or analyse the underlying leadership behaviour in terms of whether it is ethical or not, it’s impossible to say which of the two makes the...

General Theory of Leadership

A general theory of ethics in leadership is the understanding that what one culture considers ethical, another will find unethical. The fact that no set of behaviours is unanimously considered ethical and that terms like morality and ethics are often used...

Communication Tip

A typical formula, which sends a clear message to employees: Integrity and understanding should not be taken for granted; they are not part of the job description

Communication and leadership

Communication is vital, especially when it comes to the most challenging of all tasks: training organisations to adapt to change and learn ways of working more effectively. Decker Communications Inc. conducted an informal survey at gathering meeting of more than 400...