No one is completely strong or weak.
You would assume the topics of vulnerability and the SAS (Special Air Service, a special forces branch of the British Army) aren’t something you’d commonly find pieced together in a sentence.
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Would you describe yourself as a tech-savvy leader?
You can’t answer yes to that if the only piece of workplace tech you can use is Microsoft Outlook and your 8 year old has to show you how to use your iPhone.
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“Words are, in my not so humble opinion, are our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.”
A fictional character he is but much loved is Albus Dumbledore, the resident legendary professor of the Harry Potter series’ wizarding world.
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Have you ever been in a room when someone’s manager criticises them in front of others? The shocked looks, the blank stares and winces across the faces of those people are there for us all to see and you can feel the tension level just spike into overload.
Perhaps, you have been on the end of this scenario and received criticism from your manager in a public setting. It hurts right? It’s also awkward and in many ways it’s downright disrespectful.
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Are you a new manager? perhaps, aspiring to be one? or an established one looking to evolve your skills? Then check out these 8 resources to learn the basics of being a great leader.
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