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Better Leadership Through Anxiety Management

Author: Paul de Beer
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A key factor in the success of modern leadership is learning to hold back personal assumptions and listening to the views of those that are able to deliver valuable input on a particular subject.  This is a very difficult skill to master, as it necessitates that such leaders are able to trust first, believe in… Read more »

Leadership: The hard and the soft

Author: Paul de Beer
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Recently I was privileged to facilitate a number of discussions at the annual CEO Summit in early September 2008, a key event hosted and arranged by Dictum Publishing. Each year a number of senior leaders are invited and given various pertinent topics to discuss and reflect on. One of the topics had leaders reflecting on the barrage of… Read more »

Leading without blinkers, imagine the power

Author: Paul de Beer
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Recently I consulted to a particular executive team regarding their company structure. Working with the team early one morning, I started by having them imagine their business in a few years time having achieved a high level of success. They then worked in two groups to draw up what the describing attributes would be in that scenario. Next… Read more »