Leadership Development -The Art of Apologizing

Posted by Gail Daniels on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 07:45 AM

It takes courage to accept responsibility for our actions and sincerely apologize for mistakes we’ve made. Effective apologies build respect and mend relationships yet many leaders fail to capitalize on the opportunity to apologize and address the impact of their behavior.

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Leadership Development - Change Initiatives

Posted by Gail Daniels on Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 06:56 AM

For a change initiative to take hold, leaders need to personalize the new vision, demonstrate commitment to the change through action, and support others through coaching and feedback conversations.  Here are 3 recommendations to ensure change sticks:

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Leadership Development - Essentials of Persuasion

Posted by Gail Daniels on Fri, Aug 10, 2012 @ 03:23 PM


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Leadership Development & Career Limiting Behaviours

Posted by Gail Daniels on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 @ 10:28 AM

It's natural to want to advance your career and get to the next level of leadership.  So what do you do when they hire a new person to take over a position you felt you deserved?   Before you pack your bags and head out to look for a new job, consider some of the possible reasons you didn't get that promotion.

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Tags: Performance Management, Leadership Development

Leadership Development & Neuroscience

Posted by Gail Daniels on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 @ 01:12 PM

Through advancements in technology, Neuroscientists are making incredible strides in figuring out how our brains actually work. Leadership development that incorporates these advances in neuroscience provides leaders with information about how to motivate and support their people.

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KESA Motivation Movement: 5 "Real World" Motivation Techniques

Posted by Gail Daniels on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 @ 07:18 AM

As a leader, you have several responsibilities, but none as important as motivating your staff. With inspiration comes happy, productive and efficient team players who are working toward a unified goal: your company’s success.

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In Celebration of Steven Covey

Posted by Dave Hoy on Mon, Jul 23, 2012 @ 06:48 AM


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Leadership Development - "Walking The Talk"

Posted by Mark Bosworth on Thu, Jul 19, 2012 @ 08:56 AM

Having recently worked with a client organization of over 3000 people, what has become apparent is how impactful leadership development is when it's being modeled by the senior leaders.

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Leadership Development Women Need to Take Charge

Posted by Gail Daniels on Mon, Jul 16, 2012 @ 12:54 PM

What are you doing to Take Charge of your leadership development?  

A recent McKinsley Global Survey entitled, Moving Women To The Top, reports that there is significant value in having gender diversity in senior levels of management. While the majority of senior executives surveyed believe that having women on their senior teams improves financial success, few companies have taken action to prepare women for these positions.  

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Tags: Leadership, Women in Leadership, Leadership Development

The Leader's Role in Team Building

Posted by Mark Bosworth on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 02:38 PM


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Tags: Improve Effectiveness, team building, Kesa, leadership team development, Leadership Development