Powerful Leaders & Positive Culture Series

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4 Ways to Boost Your Leadership Skills
Dean Judy Olian shares her advice to boost leadership skills: * Learn more about yourself * Seek team diversity * Encourage truth-tellers * Maintain a healthy balance
Planning and Scheduling for Results
Jan Durrans shares her strategies for being organized and achieving results: * Be organized to complete work efficiently * Commit to a regular written plan * Identify tasks to complete…
Rock Star Leadership
Peter Wallbridge discusses the characteristics of outstanding leaders: * Top 3 characteristics of leaders * Engaging your people * Leaders create the culture * The caring leader * The decisive…
A Formula for Team Success
How to ensure a successful team, even if a virtual team? Pete Williams shares his strategies: * Work with A-level people * Attitude & skill * Training & learning every…
You Manage the Culture
Sadhana Smiles explains how managers lead and their style impacts the culture of their team: * Aware of self and others * Warning signs & culture problems * Strategies for…
Culture and Oneness
Lead so your people are united in their work, says Maria Deveson-Crabbe: * Creating an enabling environment * Developing a strong leadership team * Uniting people and resolving problems *…
Working with the Board
Maria Deveson-Crabbe achieves success with boards and provides her insights: * Governance and accountability * Building a successful relationship * Ensuring effective meetings * Tips for presenting to boards *…
Inspiring Social Change
Creative ideas for championing social change in your business from Sadhana Smiles: * Social change strategies * A champion drives the vision * Link strategy to outcomes * Engagement at…

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