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Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School for Boys - Episode 1 of 3. Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School for Boys - Episode 2 of 3. Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School for Boys - Episode 3 of 3. Leadership styles - Developing appropriate leadership styles - Tesco. The business writers Tannenbaum and Schmidt categorised different leadership styles.

Leadership styles - Developing appropriate leadership styles - Tesco

They suggested that leadership styles could be explained on a scale ranging from ‘autocratic’ through ‘democratic’ to ‘laissez-faire’. The autocratic or authoritarian style is characterised by an ‘I tell’ philosophy. Autocratic leaders tell their staff what to do. This can give a business clear direction but it may also lead managers to undervalue or ignore input from their teams. However, an autocratic approach is appropriate in some situations. Golemans Six Leadership Styles. Improving School Leadership The toolkit. Learning to Change-Changing to Learn. Coaching: How not to do it! Daniel Goleman. Leadership vs. Management.

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Leadership vs. Management

Management Managers have subordinates | Leaders have followers | See also What is the difference between management and leadership? It is a question that has been asked more than once and also answered in different ways. The biggest difference between managers and leaders is the way they motivate the people who work or follow them, and this sets the tone for most other aspects of what they do. Many people, by the way, are both. Managers have subordinates By definition, managers have subordinates - unless their title is honorary and given as a mark of seniority, in which case the title is a misnomer and their power over others is other than formal authority. Authoritarian, transactional style. What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day.

Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks?

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

It was called home room, and it went away after high school. But many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room every day. You should too. The first hour of the workday goes a bit differently for Craig Newmark of Craigslist, David Karp of Tumblr, motivational speaker Tony Robbins, career writer (and Fast Company blogger) Brian Tracy, and others, and they’ll tell you it makes a big difference.

Here are the first items on their daily to-do list. Don’t Check Your Email for the First Hour. Tumblr founder David Karp will "try hard" not to check his email until 9:30 or 10 a.m., according to an Inc. profile of him. If you need to make sure the most important messages from select people come through instantly, AwayFind can monitor your inbox and get your attention when something notable arrives. Team Leader Funny. Team Building Activities. Five Kinds Of Leadership Styles. Stephen Covey: Goals and Priorities. 5 Waves of Trust - Stephen M.R. Covey. Work-Life Balance Video : Five balls of life.

Leadership Styles & Ethics. 7 Ways to ReWire Your Brain and Become a Better Leader. Over the last few decades, studies in neuroscience have shown that you can literally physically rewire your brain.

7 Ways to ReWire Your Brain and Become a Better Leader

You can change the “default network” you were born with, the one that ensured the survival of our primitive ancestors who lived in a very different world. Our “fight-flight” reaction and strong memory for painful experiences are hardwired from birth. Our brains detect negative information faster than positive information and are drawn to bad news. This hardwiring is further reinforced as we grow up because our negative experiences leave an indelible trace in our brain.

The brain continues to learn and change itself throughout our life. The good news is we are capable of over-riding our primitive reactions that don’t serve us well, and creating new neural pathways that reduce stress and irritability and generate more happiness and wisdom in our lives. 1. 2. We don’t think rationally when feeling a strong negative emotion. 3. 4. 5.

A “TO-BE” List for Aspiring Leaders by Angela Maiers. ”Being’ and ‘doing’ are inseparable aspects of your presence and influence.

A “TO-BE” List for Aspiring Leaders by Angela Maiers

-author unknown I have the privilege each year of speaking to auditoriums full of aspiring young leaders, anxious to go out into the world and make their mark. They are looking for the “book”, the “roadmap” , the “words or wisdom” that will guide them to the things they need “TO-DO” next. As we know, success in leadership and in the world is not only attributed to what you do; it is dependent on who you are and why you do. Who you are comes across more strongly than what you sell or say. In supporting the kind of leader they must be, we enable and elevate their ability to influence, catalyze, and transform the future in a way we have not yet seen. Top Ten Leadership Tips. Are You a Leader? -Motivating. 40 Leader Speeches in 2 Mins. The 6 People You Need in Your Corner.

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Action Plans - Project Management Tools from MindTools. Small Scale Planning Simple projects can be completed with simple plans. © iStockphoto/AndrewJohnson Whether it's sending out an email newsletter, putting together a presentation for senior managers, or working on a special request for a client, many of us have to complete simple projects as part of our day-to-day responsibilities. These small- to medium-sized projects may, at first glance, not seem to need much thought. But, occasionally, we can overlook a key step or "to do" item that can derail all our efforts. For instance, how do you make sure that you've covered everything? Four Stages for Team Effectiveness by Techdoer Times. A few years ago, I was part of a software development group stressed by a combination of challenges.

Four Stages for Team Effectiveness by Techdoer Times

The first was our ability to quickly assemble small effective teams to take on an increasing amount of short term consulting assignments. The second was ensuring that these same people could divide their attention and continue their contribution to a core team focused on a longer term and more strategic software product. As a budding project manager in charge of both teams, I grasped at anything that could help me better understand the team-dynamics we would experience over the coming months. Source: Unknown I stumbled upon Bruce Tuckman’s, 5-stages of group development model (a.k.a. forming, storming, norming, performing, adjourning), which despite it’s age, and simplicity, proved timeless in helping me understand the maturity of the transient and core teams I was managing.