Blog: Leading with Insight

Leadership Shadow

In last week’s blog we looked at the importance of self-awareness in leadership and shared steps that can be taken to develop and increase your own...

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Building a key ingredient for leadership success

Self-awareness is often described as the single most important quality for effective leadership. Daniel Goleman, who popularised the concept of emotional...

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SkillBuild: Encouraging Mastery in the Workplace

A study by McKinsey in 2021 identified what it referred to as ‘The Great Attrition’ with a record number of employees looking to leave their jobs.  When...

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Encouraging Autonomy

10 key stages to develop your Leadership & Business Road Map 

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Take the LEAD™

At this time of year, thoughts often turn to plans for the future and many of us make promises (resolutions) to ourselves – to get fit, to eat better, to...

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Celebration of Leadership

Alumni and delegates deliver Christmas Masterclass 

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Do Something Different

Last week we hosted our inaugural Q+ Showcase Masterclass for almost 100 leaders from businesses across the South West and Midlands. At the end of the...

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Taking Time Out to Lead

An employed manager sees leadership connected with a successful career, it’s an aspiration to be seen as an effective leader. They learn to lead,...

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The Benefits of Work-Based Learning

‘Every day’s a school day’ the saying goes. And, where are most people every day? At work, and the workplace is a treasure trove of potential learning and...

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The Squeezed Middle: A Remedy

The nation is facing a cost of living crisis with the lowest earners being affected the most. The Chancellor’s recent Autumn Statement has brought the...

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Living the Values

We recently hosted a Leaders’ Breakfast where two SME owner-managers described how they had worked with their teams to create a shared set of core values....

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When is 'Micro-Management' Needed?

On our leadership programs, delegates often discuss how to approach performance issues with their team when individuals are not doing what they should be...

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