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Seven Essential Leadership Tools

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Visual thinkers will love this. My seven essential leadership tools; but can you name all seven from the image alone?

Assumptions Afternoon

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The assumptions and the mind-reading are still rampant at work. Co-designing is the answer - if you're brave enough

Motivation for Leaders

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Why my favourite go-to motivational quote still has three fatal flaws; and what leaders should do about them:

More on Outcome Focus

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Is this the most powerful question you can ever ask?

Self-Awareness (2b): Impact and Results

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In your interactions with other people, do you always get the result you'd intended?

The Supportive Boss

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Leaders: 7 things your struggling employee needs to hear you say

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If you put down that hammer, I promise I won’t shout

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If you’re stuck in one typical way of doing things or only have one way of looking at things, how do you change?

Un-F*** Your People's Minds to Help Them Change

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If your business needs to make changes, first you need to Un-F*** your people's minds - here's why and how.

Can't Keep Up?

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Feel like you can't keep up? 12 ways to simplify your leadership

How to give Moral Support and turbo-charge your leadership

I don't see people giving enough encouragement and approval at work right now. Here's why and what to do about it.

Capability - Part 2

Why you should be worried if people in your business are saying "I don't know how..." And what to do about it

Wind-up or Shine?

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished? Image for you to download #Inspiration #Reframing #Feedback

Behavioural Choice and Change (2/2)

Nine strategies for adopting new behaviours at work. For when you need a different way of doing things:

Excellent!

New image update for you to download. Plus some brief views on striving for #excellence and how important this is

Brief Lessons from Books - Ant Middleton’s ‘First Man In’

Five great lessons from 'First Man In'; personal learning from @antmiddleton Sunday Times' best-seller

Capability - Part 1

Why teaching new skills isn’t enough by itself to make people more capable or to generate new behaviours at work

Every Time

Inspiration: 12 things to do every time if you want to go beyond your previous limits - in the form of a poem!

Empowering Beliefs (part 3)

How to get real about empowering yourself, by training your mind to filter and focus your attention