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An Alternative To 360° Feedback (That Takes One Hour) feedback leadership meetings Feb 17, 2021

The 360-degree feedback process can help employees and managers get a better sense of how they are perceived by others across their organisation. However, putting it into...

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Are Founders Productive Narcissists? founders leadership psychology Feb 10, 2021

We all have narcissistic tendencies, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Some narcissistic traits — such as having a clear vision or the ability to attract others...

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How to Run a Leadership Retrospective feedback leadership meetings Nov 11, 2020

Every time you don’t share how you’re feeling with a colleague, you’re taking out emotional debt. You’ll have to pay it back eventually, but it will cost...

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How to Measure Your Professional Development coaching leadership psychology Jun 24, 2020

How do you measure your ability to delegate? Or to set clear expectations and build stronger relationships with your team?

Ambitious and thoughtful leaders often know which...

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The Anatomy of a Startup Organisation hiring leadership management strategy May 27, 2020

Ask someone at an early-stage company what they do and you’ll probably get the answer: ‘A little bit of everything.’

A lack of role clarity usually...

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How to Implement OKRs at a Startup leadership management scale-up strategy Apr 22, 2020

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) were designed in the context of scaling companies, such as Intel and Google. They’ve become the undisputed best practice of managing...

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The Playbook to Writing Viral Blog Articles on Medium communications leadership marketing Nov 12, 2019

Here’s how I turn a blank page into a powerful thought leadership piece.

I never thought my writing would make such a difference.

After starting on Medium just three years...

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10 Communication Techniques Used by Great Leaders communications leadership scale-up Oct 14, 2019
 Whether you’re leading a meeting, a team, or a company, your ability to communicate can set you apart as a leader. The skill of bringing others along with you,...
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How Founders Guilt Can Lead to Poor Performance founders leadership psychology Jun 04, 2019

Do you ever feel guilty when you’re not working on your startup? You’re not alone . . . and if guilt is stopping you from looking after yourself, it might be worth...

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How to Make Long-term Decisions When Money is Running Out leadership management psychology strategy May 28, 2019

It’s easy to buy into the ‘overnight success’ story. But in reality, building a venture is a five- to seven-year endeavour. It requires foresight, strategy and...

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