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Aligned Visions

Diagnose … Build an aligned vision

Alignment is the central driving and directional force behind human progression and business performance. Not only must vision and values be shared and understood, they must have meaning. Diagnosis and dialogue helps new and aspiring leaders to co-create connected visions and values. Fostering dialogue builds meaning and shared understanding to create alignment i.e. Our success = My success.     […]

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Aim high … Create a climate of high expectations

Creating a climate of high expectations is a strategy everyday leaders and managers can implement to energise themselves and inspire those around them. Heard of the Pygmalion effect? Researchers found dramatic performance improvements resulting from a culture of high expectations. Glenn’s research, on leading to inspire others, confirmed that leaders can positively influence performance and wellness in their work environment […]

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Lead Smart … look for potential

We could be forgiven for thinking that leaders need to be the spark, and that people are flammable material waiting to be ignited in to action. There are many leadership devotees that espouse this! Nothing could be further from the truth … to inspire someone we need to help others identify the ‘spark’ within themselves and discover ways to help […]

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Connect … The language of leadership

The language used by leaders is critical. Shared lexicon is a powerful indicator that the workforce and stakeholders are aligned to the vision and values of the organisation and that performance is lifting. Visionary and efficacy-based language enables you to develop into a high performing leader. In essence, speaking to others is a leadership performance where you need to project […]

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Educational leadership … Relate to build success

In this workshop, you will explore Personal and Relational leadership strategies to inspire others and facilitate action that delivers optimal results across your school community.