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George Ambler



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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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The Three Domains of Effective Leadership

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:11:27 +0000

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Many are challenged when asked to define leadership. Whilst challenging, it’s critical you create your own definition. When lacking a clear definition of leadership it’s impossible to develop the skills necessary to drive superior results. Without a practical definition you have no idea what good leadership looks like. A lack of clarity makes the development […]

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Wise Leaders Keep Strong Opinions, Weakly Held

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:24:17 +0000

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For decades doctors believed that stomach ulcers are caused by stress and spicy foods. Something many people still believe today. Ask a number of people what causes stomach ulcers and you’re most likely to hear one of them say stress. You may be surprised to find out that in 1985 the Australian doctor Barry Marshall publish research proving […]

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3 Ways Leaders Become Self-Aware

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:25:47 +0000

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You cannot become a great leader without self-awareness. Self-awareness is the ability to accept and proactively use feedback about oneself to improve your leadership skills. Self-aware leaders are able to respond appropriately to people and situations. Successful leadership involves taking people on a journey into an uncertain future. As such, leadership is not something that […]

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