Uncommon Sense, Uncommon Nonsense - review of leadership book by Jules Goddard and Tony Eccles

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“Uncommon sense, Common nonsense” is a much-needed blast of fresh air. Written by Jules Goddard and Tony Eccles, this book is clever, witty, challenging and provocative - a sharply written and entertaining attack on all kinds of management myths, warning of dangerous and futile nonsense promoted by many so-called business gurus.  Full of leadership common sense. Deeply rooted in daily realities of business life. It will challenge how you think about running a corporation, leading teams, strategy, making things happen. Worth buying for the chapter on Discovery Programmes alone.

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16 steps to take in any major crisis / disaster - Leadership Survival Tools, Risks and Ethics

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All large businesses get hit by crises on a regular basis.  It is a fact of life. And the larger the organisation, the more frequently they happen.  Every employee is an ethical risk of some kind.  Every business unit contains perhaps hundreds of risks. Combinations of risks are far more common than most people imagine.  Risk management means taking steps to reduce impact of future events, contingency planning, thinking ahead. A crisis provides an ideal opportunity to re-focus on what you are doing across the busines. Here are 16 steps to take when crisis occurs…

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Future of Business Ethics - Avoid major scandals, crisis and disaster. Ethical Leadership and Integrity. Corporate Ethics Keynote Speaker

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How to run business safely in a globalised world where every country has its own ethical code. Managing ethical risks. Why compliance is dead except as a defensive strategy. How corporations are being overtaken by shifts in expectations. Responsibility for ethical performance of corporations.

Business Ethics Articles. Impact of corporate governance scandals on business ethics debate. Definition of business ethics. Why business ethics is such a high risk for brands, image, marketing, strategy, product development, investment. Need a world-class keynote speaker on business ethics? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

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Leadership Skills: why trust in leaders is not enough. Need VISION of a better future.

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Trust is not enough to create great leadership. All strong leaders create trust but also provide vision, direction, purpose, sense of mission -- around which followers unite, forming powerful and effective teams. Management tools only work when vision is clear, strategy is accepted as the way foreward. Otherwise teams become demotivated, lack focus and deviate from the priorities of senior leadership.Show how teams make a difference, save lives, improve the environment. Win war for talent. Believe in your teams. Human resources, recruitment, team management, development and staff training. Presentation for Welsh Parliament.

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How to lead in tough and uncertain times - Agile Leadership Styles, Strategy and Skills - keynote

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How to lead and grow a business in unstable times. Leadership styles and tools to help you manage risk and seize opportunity. How to thrive despite economic chaos. How to motivate teams and lead effectively when under pressure to deliver instant results. Keys to leadership success, with rapid change in your business Get ready now for recovery and stay stable in crisis. Prepare for great open doors and new markets.

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80:20 Rule - Get 50% Boost to your Business - Huge Leadership Impact - Growth Strategy

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The 80:20 rule - secret of all great leaders is focus on what really matters. Focus on your most important people. Cut every hour of low-value, low-impact activity. Connect with passion -- invest in your best people, core leadership team. How to achieve more with less. How to increase profitability, grow sales and productivity.Show how teams make a difference, save lives, improve the environment. Win war for talent. Believe in your teams. Human resources, recruitment, team management, development and staff training. Presentation for Welsh Parliament, public sector worker, voluntary sector, charities, nurses, doctors, health care workers, council workers.

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Secret of Business Success: THE most important leadership value in world

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Message of this video will change your life and strengthen your business. Building a Better Business by building a better world.

Show how you make a difference in the lives of your customers, clients, consumers.

Biggest ethical test for every culture and every nation: creating a better world, improving life for people. Core value to drive every political debate, underwrites all laws, basis of all team leadership impossible to lead effectively for long without this principle.

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Leadership, Motivation, Secret of ALL Great Corporate Events - Leadership Training - Keynote Speaker

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What would you say to 4,500 event organisers in Las Vegas?  Most conference formats stuck in a late-twentieth century time-warp.  Little has changed in the last 10 years - but delegates have shorter attention span and hate boredom. Corporate events can be powerful drivers of business success - but often waste huge amounts of time and energy. So what does a great conference look like, in a world of intense time-pressure, online communities and networks, where attention span is a few seconds and multi-tasking in meetings is normal?

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What is Leadership - Great Leadership Quotes and Leadership Qualities

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You can read hundreds of theories about leadership but leading is something that is, rather than something to be dissected.  After all, what is a leader without followers?   In many ways leadership is defined therefore by the characteristics of followers, not by leaders themselves.   Leadership is created by those who choose to follow, and can only be taken away by their own decisions.

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What is Leadership? - How anyone can be a great leader in a crisis

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What is Leadership? Leadership means persuading people that your strategy and vision is the right way to go. Why most change management programmes fail. Why most leaders fail to achieve their long term strategy. How anyone can lead in a crisis -- power of non-hierarchical leadership based on common sense, urgency, clear thinking, courage and good communication.Show how teams make a difference, save lives, improve the environment. Win war for talent. Believe in your teams. Human resources, recruitment, team management, development and staff training. Presentation for Welsh Parliament, public sector worker, voluntary sector, charities, nurses, doctors, health care workers, council workers.

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How to deal with disruptive team members - negative, critical or obstructive people at work

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Many managers think that a new promotion will automatically confer added authority.

But true leadership comes from who you are, not from a new rank or title.

We see this in “unofficial leaders”: workers who carry natural authority, which is not reflected in their official responsibilities.

The scenario is common and the options for managers are few.  Here is some practical leadership advice.

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Make every day count. Leadership, Management Tools, Corporate Events. Motivational keynote

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Great leadership speeches - connect with audience passion. How to wow your audience as CEO or Chairman at an annual corporate event. How to win customers and communicate vision at corporate events. How to structure your presentation, using embedded videos, images, multimedia content. Common powerpoint mistakes. Death by Powerpoint. How to lose audience attention. How to make a speech and how to give a world-class lecture. How to prepare a talk. How to communicate with an audience. How to overcome stage fright and stage nerves before giving a speech. Customer + team passion, change management - leadership styles to change teams, structures, processes, organisations, businesses.

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What is Leadership? STRONG leadership style - 6 steps for effective leaders

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How do you know if you are a strong leader?

Just look over your shoulder at the tens or hundreds or thousands of people who are following some of your ideas or values, goals or life-targets.

Not primarily because of some organisational role, or job title, but simply because of the nature of who you are, the values you have, the vision you hold, the friendships you have...

...and what you mean to those people’s lives....

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How People Movements Change the World - ACET AIDS Foundation story - HIV prevention and care

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How people movements change the world. ACET is an international AIDS foundation, started by Dr Patrick Dixon, author of AIDS Action book. ACET AIDS care and prevention programmes are in Ireland, UK, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, S Africa and other parts of the world. Fighting HIV stigma, gender-based violence, discrimination, ignorance...and fear. Encouraging access to HIV testing and treatment, teaching healthy living and appropriate sexual behavior, reducing drug addiction, assisting orphans and vulnerable children.

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Secret of all great leaders - how to make things happen, change management

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Give people a convincing reason and they will lay down their very lives.

Last-century success meant making big profits for shareholders, with few questions asked, so long as it was broadly legal. Real Success in future will be far more difficult to define.

It will mean demonstrating how your corporation makes a real difference for everyone: for shareholders of course, but also for your customers, and your workers, for the wider community, and in some small way for the whole of humanity – for example by protecting the environment.

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Does your CEO really care about business growth strategy? Leadership Motivation

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Truth about motivation of many CEOs of large corporations - and impact on workforce, performance and corporate culture.

Customer + team passion, change management - leadership styles to change teams, structures, processes, organisations, businesses.

Take hold of your future: emotions. Lessons from the past in trends analysis, growth strategies, leadership training, motivational speaker.

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