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Category: mindset

Characteristics of Great CEOs

One of the most asked questions we are asked at LeadershipHQ is what makes a great leader and CEO? In our leadership circles there is also a lot of talk about how to be a “great” leader. This is only natural, I suppose, as no one wants to be “average.” Leadership is a highly competitive environment, and […]

10 Qualities that make for a Great Leader

When analysing management styles, all too often commentary is centred around what makes for a bad leader, and not much time and effort is dedicated towards what makes a good one.  It’s understandable, because it is the stressful times that do stick out the most.  But with criticism, there needs to be praise for those […]

Difference Between Burnout and Stress

I am burnt out I hear you saying!!! I am hearing you loud and clear…. We all know what stress feels like. It’s that feeling of being overwhelmed, anxious, and constantly on edge. As leaders, we are more susceptible to stress than ever before. But what is stress, really? And how can we avoid letting […]

Leadership, Habits and Ego

Table of Content: Leadership Habits Building Good Habits and Breaking Old Habits How You Can Build Good Habits Practice what you preach Be optimistic Be confident in your abilities Create a good working environment Praise where it’s due Listen and communicate How to Keep Your Ego in Check How We Can Help Leadership Habits As […]

How to Effectively Lead a Construction Team 

In these economically fraught times, as we’re hit with headline after headline detailing the sad collapse of Australian home builders, one thing has become clear; leadership in the construction industry has never been more important.  Indeed, construction plays a vital role in the Australian economy. It generates nearly 360 billion in revenue and contributes to […]

The Power of Vulnerability in Leadership

I remember just before COVID we had launched our Outstanding Leadership Awards. What a time to launch a global event. We had received 100’s of nominations and everything was locked in to deliver an outstanding events platform. The reschedules, changes in venue, stress, frustrations from finalists and more lead to me having a mini breakdown. […]

Working with a Narcissist?

So, you think your boss is a narcissist.  Research shows there are a large number of narcissists who become leaders. If you’re unlucky enough to have one of these people as a manager, it may be no consolation that you’re in good company. So how do you stay sane? What’s the best way to reduce the […]