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George Ambler



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Leadership is Not Title or Position

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:15:34 +0000

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Many see leaders as those with power and position. This view of leadership assumes that leaders are the few people at the top of an organisation. Nothing could be further from the truth! “All the effective leaders I have encountered – both those I worked with and those I merely watched – knew four simple things: […]

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Build Psychological Safety. It’s the Foundation of Team Performance

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 20:51:38 +0000

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Henry Ford is reported to have said, “Why is it that every time I hire a pair of hands, they come with a brain attached?” This thinking is a reflection of how work was managed in a manufacturing era, where the repetitive nature of tasks required people to think as little as possible. The purpose […]

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The Leaders Weekly Review

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 18:41:53 +0000

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“Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it.” […]

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Google Identifies Five Norms that Make for Successful Teams

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:28:54 +0000

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The competitive environment of today demands increased innovation. And innovation demands increased collaboration and teamwork. Yet effective teamwork remains elusive for the majority of organisations. Research published in the Harvard Business Review found that “time spent by managers and employees in collaborative activities has ballooned by 50% or more over the last two decades – at many […]

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Successful Leaders Create their Own Definition of Success

Sun, 04 Sep 2016 16:58:29 +0000

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“Until you ‘figure out what success means’ to you personally and to your organisation, leadership is an almost ‘pointless conversation’, Drucker Admonished, Success Built to Last Effective leadership requires a clear definition of success. Every morning you’re faced with a myriad of things to get done, all competing for your attention. When you have a […]

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