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Bob Hayward


Tag: leadership

What Does It Mean to be Authentic?

If there’s only one thing that we’ve learned as a result of the Brexit vote, it’s that people are fed up with the lack of transparency among their leaders. But as business leaders can we not still fake it until we

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There’s No Substitute for Trust

The organizational change model is well known. It follows an equally well-known model: the one for making decisions.

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What Should You Read?

You already know that leaders are readers. Not only is it something that you can’t avoid, it’s unimaginable that you’d even think about doing so. No one, not even you, has a corner on good ideas.

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Change Leadership

Lest there be any confusion, let’s make sure we’re on the same page: Leadership, by definition, means that you have followers. If no one is following you, then you’re not leading.

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How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

So how do you prepare for a difficult conversation? By dealing with it before it becomes difficult. Find out more.

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Only Wimps Hide Their Emotions

There’s still a common misconception among leaders and managers that it’s a sign of weakness to show any sort of emotion; is that kind of behaviour is inconsistent with the rough-and-tumble of big business?

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Are meetings really the cornerstone of organisational life?

Ask a group of managers at random; which activity wastes most of your time and causes you the most frustration and most of your audience will say “meetings.”

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