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Business Leadership

Business Leadership is a never ending pursuit

Business Leadership 

In my opinion business leadership is very different to management, influence or planning. Read on if you want to learn more. Leadership comes from not just who you are, but how you are perceived by others. We all need leadership skills in our lives – no matter what role you play in your business.

The role of the business leader is to inspire those around them and this will deliver commercial results. Also, I believe the role of the leader to create a vision, set the values, and align everybody to those and also to make sure that every team member is aligned to the plan.

Much of my time I spend exploring every aspect of Business Leadership and in this selection of posts I share what I have learned myself, and also what I have discovered and applied from reading books, and attending seminars.

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I think you will find that there is much to explore about Business Leadership in these blogs and I have sorted them into several sections to help you navigate. And ultimately get the most value from them. Perhaps you could consider this a one stop shop on becoming a leader.

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And I have made plenty of mistakes. In these blog posts I share the ups and the downs. You may want to subscribe to my Monday Xpresso Newsletter so that you can get a weekly dose of motivation.

Catch up on the Leadership blog posts by ‘chapter’. below:

Leadership Insights from Julie Bishop

Leadership Insights from Julie Bishop

Leadership strategies for women Who would have thought that Julie Bishop would experience unconscious bias in her workplace — yet she recently described her time in Tony Abbott’s cabinet as “lonely”. One could imagine that sitting in a cabinet meeting full of A-type...

Procrastination: the enemy of planning

Procrastination: the enemy of planning

Overcoming Procrastination We are all about planning this month in our business community and in sticking to the ‘plan’, I have set aside a whole day to plan for a very busy few months ahead. Yet as I sit down to get things done, I’m finding anything and everything...

Leadership in the digital era

Leadership in the digital era

How to lead in the digital age  I travel the country meeting and speaking to business owners, and the resounding message that I hear time and time again is, “business is not getting any easier.” Finding customers, keeping customers, and creating a thriving workplace...

Make the most of your business plan

Make the most of your business plan

Successful Business Plan In the blink of an eye, September is here already. Spring has sprung in the Southern Hemisphere and the change of season always leads me reflect on what progress I’ve made in the three months just passed — an example of why planning is...

Painting a picture of our future

Painting a picture of our future

Align your Business with your Future Vision Back in the day, RedBalloon's vision or Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG), was for 10% of the Australian population to have had a RedBalloon day by 2015. We're in 2017, and have provided 3.8 million experiences so far, I think...

Painted Picture: The Future is Bright

Painted Picture: The Future is Bright

Painted Picture Strategy August in our community is all about the Painted Picture. Creating a vision for your life and your business is not simply whimsy. By envisioning your future and working on your painted picture document, you can shine some serious light on the...

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