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  • Better Leadership By Understanding Your Personality Type

    Better Leadership By Understanding Your Personality Type

    The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is globally the best-known and most widely-used personality instrument that helps you understand what makes you tick. Essentially the instruments supports you to understand yourself better. Specifically to gain awareness of where you get your energy, how you take in information, how you make decisions and how you go about orienting…

  • 7 Ways Yoga Will Make You a Better Leader

    7 Ways Yoga Will Make You a Better Leader

    You may have already heard that yoga is good for you but will it make you a better leader? It’s official. Yoga is now one of New Zealand’s most popular forms of exercise, with figures showing its practice has grown by more than 500 per cent in the last 10 years (Active New Zealand surveys…

  • New Stats: NZ Managers under-performing

    New Stats: NZ Managers under-performing

    Seen Horrible Bosses yet? Don’t think I can face it. More research out this week (Auckland Uni Biz School) on how Kiwi bosses are “strikingly bad” and better training is needed. Another survey of 152 firms (Ministry of Economic Development)found our managers to be among the worst in the world for recruiting, promoting and keeping…

  • Goal Setting Forms

    Goal Setting Forms

    Print out 7 forms and then circle one heading and complete one form for each of the following areas of life. Feel free to amend the headings to authentically suit you. You may wish to set goals based on one or five years from now, or see what emerges as you ask the following questions…

  • Motivation: How Do I Give It? How Do I Get It?

    Motivation: How Do I Give It? How Do I Get It?

    Research has shown that only 25% of all employees are performing at their full potential. Research has also shown that up to 67% of managers struggle with trying to motivate people to perform, deal with problems and juggle workloads. To quote one manager, “If I could get someone else to look after my staff, this…

  • Strategies for Leadership & Self Leadership

    Strategies for Leadership & Self Leadership

    “Let’s get rid of management. People don’t want to be managed. They want to be led. Whoever heard of a world manager? World leader, yes… If you want to manage somebody, manage yourself. Do that well, and you will be ready to stop managing. And start leading.” – UNITED TECHNOLOGIES ADVERTISEMENT – 1. Why don’t…