Leadership lessons

Leadership Lessons – the content in this category includes, leadership competencies, leadership behaviours, ethics, there are several true stories that describe Leadership Lessons in context all will hopefully add value to your training activity.

Leadership Lessons from The Wizard of Oz is our most popular post of all time

Little Value from Bigwigs and Stinking Thinking

2023-09-04T11:01:37+00:00Categories: Evaluating Training and Development, Return on training investment|Tags: , , |

A big job had presented itself at training towers. The bigwigs had attended a continuous improvement seminar where they had been publicly embarrassed by the ring masters for their stinking thinking. The big wigs arrived at training towers and the gnomes were summoned. During a verbal [...]

An Accidental Hero

2023-08-05T09:11:24+00:00Categories: Change leadership|Tags: , |

The article Leadership Lessons from the Wizard of Oz describes the journey of accidental heroes. A scarecrow, a tin Man, a lion, characters who underestimate themselves and who already possessed the very qualities they aspire to. The scarecrow demonstrates an ability to develop goals, foresight in anticipating the consequences [...]

Dodgy Decisions When Your Reality Check Bounces

2023-08-24T18:56:13+00:00Categories: Change leadership, Human Resource Management, Training and Development|Tags: , |

Why do managers want to or fail to see some things and not others? What are the filters that screen, cloud, and distort their reality leading to dodgy decisions? Perception is our manufacturing process it leads to an output or product.  In this case the product is a decision, [...]

Leaders are you encouraging followersheep?

2023-09-19T08:45:33+00:00Categories: Change leadership|Tags: , |

Leaders, are you encouraging followersheep? Many years ago we were approached by a large public sector department to deliver a leadership development programme. Prior to receiving the materials I had formed expectations about the content of the course; however, when I received the material the content was so fundamentally different [...]

Leaders tune in to your ethical drivers and value systems

2017-01-05T10:29:24+00:00Categories: Change leadership, Culture|Tags: , , , |

Most leaders conform to corporate standards of behaviour and behave ethically when things are going their way, however, personal value systems are installed at an early age and they become our default operating system, many leaders therefore may default to unethical behaviours when their needs or goals are compromised

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