Leadership and Risk

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The weight of leadership derives from many elements when in a management position, but one traditional point of view is the leader’s expectation to take risks – either real or perceived. These expectations come from their own bosses as well as peers and employees, but the simple matter is, it is not risking the leader […]

Leadership and Innovation

Henry Ford was right on the money when he famously said “If you always do what you’ve always done you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” Ford had no idea of the innovation that was to come in his lifetime and beyond, yet his words continue to have relevance decades after his death. In any […]

Leadership Ad-Vantage

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It was a long and stressful week. I was tired. I wasn’t sleeping and I knew I wasn’t operating at my best. My pre-frontal cortex was really tired and all I could focus on was negative. Something the brain does really well when it is exhausted and under pressure. It was at that moment I […]

Leaders, Are We Too Busy With The ‘Doing’?

Where is your focus when you arrive at work? Are you thinking as a leader or manager? One of the main factors that distinguish a leader from a manager, is that that leaders lead by inspiration, whereas managers will coordinate people and tasks. From time to time, however, as leaders, we can find ourselves taking […]

Leader’s Mindset

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“What we think, we become.” – The Buddha The decision to lead people, whether it happens to be in the workplace, the army, as a volunteer, or in some other setting is a significant responsibility. Capable, intelligent, driven leaders just do not come along very often. Of course, most of us have had the joy […]

Just the Facts Ma’am – The Statistics on Women and Boards – Sonia MC

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According to the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs, women make up nearly half of the world’s population of 7 billion people. In many countries, such as Australia, The United States, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, The United Kingdom and most of Europe, females actually outnumber the males. With such a large population of […]

It’s not just IQ and EQ that effect work performance, what about MQ?

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Ever had a contract or a role that perfectly suited your skill set and passions and you were also given free rein to make it your own as long as you hit the targets, achieved the deliverables and satisfied the goals of the organisation? How fantastic did that feel? I bet you exceeded expectations, received […]

Is your working memory really working for you?

Working memory is a very important brain activity.  Your working memory stores knowledge as it comes in, lets you sort and pull out the information you need when you need it, and helps you apply it to your current situation.  It helps you makes sense of what is going on in your world. Our working […]

Is Neuroscience Dehumanising?

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Recent findings in the area of brain studies show that we can explain certain leadership qualities by ‘exploring’ the brains of successful leaders. This can give us answers to some questions that may help people become more inspirational and develop the qualities every leader wants to possess. However, this comparatively new area of research already […]

Harness Your Brain Power Through Positive Thinking

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International Women’s Day is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions, the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements. The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2013 is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to […]