What is Vision?

Over the next few weeks I will be unpacking the concept of a Vision. In a nutshell, we will be discovering the what, why and how of a Vision. The term “vision” is probably one of the most used words in organisational circles. One of the most difficult challenges you will face as a leader […]

Continuous Learning

Have you ever come across someone who revels at the opportunity to share a fact, or learn a new “life hack”? These people are more than likely continuous learners. What is Continuous Learning? Continuous Learning is the willingness to keep on learning. When there is no learning, there is no growth. Continuous Learning in Leadership […]

Positivity

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! What is Positivity? Positivity is the ability to experience pleasant emotions, when normality dictates that you should be experiencing the exact opposite. Being positive is characterized by aspiration, passion, energy and enthusiasm, even when the situation may be evoking the opposite emotions. Positivity in Leadership As a leader, […]

Discipline

Your team has been slaving over the same project for the last week – extra hours, lost sleep… You know, however, that being this disciplined has its rewards and so you continue to push them and yourself through the last few hurdles, no matter how much you may want to give up. What is Discipline? […]

Hardiness

Has your team experienced hardship in the sense of an individual falling ill due to high levels of stress? If your team often works under pressure and in difficult circumstances, then it is vital that you ensure that your team members exhibit hardiness. What is Hardiness? A hardy personality is one that has a large […]

Humility

You might have encountered people who easily admit mistakes, accept differences and eagerly listen to others. These people possess a character trait called humility. Humility is an integral leadership quality, and it would be wise to educate members of your team about its importance. What is Humility? Humility is the act of lowering oneself in […]

Integrity

Have you ever wondered why you admire your role model/s so much? Have you ever wondered what it is about them that you aspire to achieve? What is Integrity? Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. Generally, an individual with integrity will hold themselves to consistent moral and ethical standards. […]

Adversity Intelligence

  Your team has been working on the same project for the last two weeks with no indication that its completion is visible anywhere in the near future. What do you do? Do you see these difficulties as obstacles, or do you see them as challenges?   What is Adversity Intelligence? Adversity Intelligence refers to […]

Emotional Intelligence

You’re in a meeting and a staff member that just won’t stop talking is annoying you! You don’t lose your temper, however, as you’ve got a high level of Emotional Intelligence. You calmly analyse the situation and politely ask the staff member to continue their discussion elsewhere. You then continue with the meeting as if […]

Spiritual Intelligence

  You’re a team leader and you’re stuck in a debate with yourself: Is spirituality important? Should I select team members that are Spiritually Intelligent? Spiritually Intelligent individuals are the best addition to your team. Find out why below.   What is Spiritual Intelligence? Spiritual Intelligence is considered a parallel to both Basic Intelligence and […]