Leadership models and theories are tools that help to shape the way we think, manage and run our organisations. This is an old page, maintained for reasons of continuity, please visit our updated page here Leadership models and theories are tools that help to shape the way we think, manage and run our organisations. This page lists some of those leadership models found to be of value by the team at RapidBI. This is a historical page - our updated page can be found … [Read more...] about Leadership models
Does Emotional Intelligence Make You a Better Leader? There are a variety of qualities that make up a leader, ranging from confidence, passion, and initiative. However, all these on their own are not enough for leaders to truly succeed. Instead, leaders require emotional intelligence to tie these qualities together and allow them to become a successful leader. Daniel Goleman, a proponent of emotional intelligence, shows that the skills provided by emotional intelligence allow leaders to … [Read more...] about Does Emotional Intelligence Make You a Better Leader?
5 Mistakes Made By New Leaders We are all new to management & leadership at some time, what is interesting and disappointing is that often its the same mistakes that are made. When appointing new leaders for the first time, it is up to CEO’s and HR to ensure people are trained, mentored & supported to avoid these predictable and potentially costly mistakes. Evan Carmichael has done a valuable job by highlighting these key points in this easy to read … [Read more...] about 5 mistakes made by many new leaders
Warren Bennis has identifyed 10 factors which are critical for successful leadership: 1. Leaders manage the dream 2. Leaders embrace error 3. Leaders encourage reflective backchat 4. Leaders encourage dissent 5. Leaders possess optimism, faith and hope 6. Leaders understand the Pygmalion effect 7. Leaders have ‘a certain touch’ 8. Leaders see the long view 9. Leaders understand stakeholder symmetry 10. Leaders create strategic alliances and partnerships Warren Bennis … [Read more...] about Ten critical factors for leading