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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 ...;

Volkswagen – Leadership in Crisis

  Nov 10 2015

# Leadership and Management

In the first half of 2015 Volkswagen (VW) overtook Toyota as the top selling automaker in the world. It is a feat to be proud of, especially as the German car manufacturer managed to achieve it three years ahead of time. I can imagine the celebrations, the high fives, and the pride on employees’ faces. However, I have not seen a party end so abruptly and so scandalously as this one di...;

Work Hard not Smart: That’s the Salty Truth

  Sep 1 2015

# Leadership and Management

If you go through the biographies of many globally recognized business leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Carlos Ghosn, Jeff Bezos and Carly Fiorina, you will come to the realization that they all put in more than 100 hours a week. That’s the equivalent of 14 hours a day (and change), weekends included. If that’s the case then what should one make of the adage “Work smart, not...;