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Please trash the talent agenda

Please trash the talent agenda

posted by GWallis on Jun 30, 2016

When I was a school teacher the 1990s I was offended by the idea of identifying some students as ‘Gifted and Talented’. It seemed deeply troubling to me that some pupils, who had been labelled thus, were given extra support in order to maximise skills, attitudes and...



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Are you running to or running from?

Are you running to or running from?

posted by GWallis on Jun 29, 2016

Understanding how you tend to motivate yourself and others is a key task of effective leaders. Knowing that there is a difference in the directional nature of motivation is helpful in enabling you to tap into the motivational drive of members of your team. Understanding it can help...



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We’re all a-buzzin’ now

We’re all a-buzzin’ now

posted by GWallis on Jun 28, 2016

Is it a good thing to build a work culture and environment where there is a sense of excitement? Is work even the appropriate place to have a constant buzz that is generated by my leader and perpetuated by the rest of us? Should we need the energy that excitement brings with it or should we be...



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Welcome to the D-Suite

Welcome to the D-Suite

posted by GWallis on Jun 23, 2016

What is the greatest measure of a leader? Is it the results they produce for the organisation or shareholders? Is it the reputation or brand recognition that they promote through good work? Is it the culture they build? Whilst all of these, amongst others, are really important I have a...



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Healthy leadership competition

Healthy leadership competition

posted by GWallis on Jun 22, 2016

I think healthy competition is healthy. I also believe that there is a place for healthy competition in leadership. I’m not a fan of leaders setting up either false cultures of competitiveness that only purport to be a meritocracy or an environment where people are encouraged to...



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Struggles of emerging to lead (Part 1)

Struggles of emerging to lead (Part 1)

posted by GWallis on Jun 17, 2016

Congratulations are most definitely due when you are given a promotion. Gone are the days of being at the beck and call of your boss. You are the boss. Well, almost. 

You are at least one rung up from where you’ll were. There will always be another boss right? 

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#Leadlikeyouloveit ... explained

#Leadlikeyouloveit  ... explained

posted by GWallis on Jun 16, 2016

I want to take a moment to explain something that you will come across fairly frequently on many of the social media and content venues where I contribute,  either under the title of our company, Performance Edge Partners Ltd or when I write as myself, Dr Glenn P Wallis (The P is for...



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Working on your Self as a leader

Working on your Self as a leader

posted by GWallis on Jun 7, 2016

This is the first episode of our new Leadership Youtube channel - PEP Talks 'The Home of Leadership Conversation'. 



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You need to let go

You need to let go

posted by GWallis on Jun 7, 2016

Becoming more effective as a leader ensures everyone wins: You, the business or organisation you work for and of course those that you lead. In order for you to develop your leadership skills you need first of all to be able to fully embrace the idea that you are a leader. In order to embrace...



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What is Leadership? (And why you shouldn't care)

What is Leadership? (And why you shouldn't care)

posted by GWallis on Jun 2, 2016

What is one of the most searched terms on Google, in relation to leadership? Well, that's quite easy to find out and the answer is "What is leadership?" On one hand, it is great that people want to know what leadership is and learn something about it; on the other hand they maybe...



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