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How To Create A Personal Leadership Development Plan

  Mar 17 2019

# Leadership and Management

Good leaders are always working on improving themselves. As Henry Ford said: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Effective leaders are sharpening their skills, updating their strategies, constantly looking for ways to do better and do more. Here are some strategies the successful leaders use to keep propelling themselves abo...;

Building Connections and Expanding your Network

  Feb 28 2019

# Leadership and Management

Many of you might have heard the old saying: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. Although for many it may sound right, for me and by the sound of it, it appears to solely emphasize “who you know” as the only element for success. I would rather rephrase it slightly to read: “It is what you know and who you know”, in order to give a somewhat similar weight to both elements of the sayi...;

Great Leadership Starts with Self Awareness

  Feb 6 2019

# Leadership and Management

To become a confident female leader you need to first become aware of the belief systems and patterns you are running that affect your ability to step into the leadership vacuum. We are hyper critical of ourselves and project our judgements and self-limiting beliefs onto other people which become self-fulfilling prophecies, by understanding and clearing from these beliefs we are able to become aut...;

The Importance of Responsibility, Accountability and Respect

  Feb 6 2019

# Leadership and Management

Being a successful female leader and professional in today’s world means being able to take 100% responsibility for what we are creating and having the ability to learn from everything so that we can change and evolve. A successful female leader is someone who has a learning solution driven mindset and feels empowered to be authentic and unique. Please let me know when it is done. ...;

About Leadership

  Oct 10 2018

# Leadership and Management

Lately I read a leadership book talking about two radically different types of managers. The first type drains intelligence, energy and capabilities from the people around them. These managers always want to be the smartest people in the room. They are idea killers, energy thieves and talent assassins. They are trapped in their own intelligence, overpower others and deplete the organization’s capa...;

On Organizational Leadership

  Jul 22 2018

# Leadership and Management

Should you ask anyone about the characteristics of an effective leader, chances are you will get heartwarming answers such as: visionary, good communicator, inspiring, knowledgeable, experienced, supportive and honest. Most people would probably agree with this list and maybe add other qualities that have affected them when they interacted with a favorite leader. I can almost guarantee that ...;

What Does Being a Successful Female Leader Actually Mean?

  Aug 29 2017

# Leadership and Management

I have spent the last three years immersed in delivering female leadership and empowerment programs around the world and I am constantly meeting women on the cusp of stepping into significant leadership roles. These women are looking for ‘the answer’ in terms of tools and techniques for becoming a successful female leader. They are looking for a step by step guide for how to lead, influence and co...;

Responsible by Choice

  Mar 19 2017

# Leadership and Management

By Charles J. Tawk ; Senior Consultant - Meirc Training & Consulting Taking responsibility is a matter of choice: the choice to take control of a situation and the will to see matters through. Taking responsibility is easy when events go our way; however, when things go wrong we sometime resort to absolve ourselves from any responsibility and point a finger at others. In the ...;

Feedback: why most of us fail at It!

  Dec 6 2015

# Leadership and Management

By Samer K. Taher Managing Director - Meirc Training & Consulting It is ironic that one of the most used terms in management today is one of the most misunderstood. If you ask someone to define feedback, you will get all sorts of d...;

Workitis: A Modern Day Disorder

  Nov 29 2015

# Leadership and Management

By Samer K. Taher Managing Director - Meirc Training & Consulting Fifteen years ago, a few days after I had joined my current firm, a senior partner invited me to his office for what he called "a real induction session". Among the ...;