Tag: Personal development

Leadership & Communication

5 tips for being a more assertive leader

Confident and assertive leaders often command the respect of their employees and superiors, helping them stand out for promotions and other career development opportunities. These leadership skills mean tasks can be completed more efficiently and with less hassle than managers who are hesitant or prone to procrastination. Here are five top tips for being more…

15 Jan 2014, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Tough assignments ‘key’ to leadership development

Taking on tough assignments is a key aspect of leadership development, according to Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) chief Richard Bracken. HCA is one of the world's largest operators of health-care facilities, boasting 165 hospitals, 113 freestanding surgery centres and 200,000 employees across two continents. Bracken, who has spent 30 years at the organisation, said…

6 Dec 2013, by test test

Leadership & Communication

Leadership skills: Managing underperformance

When everyone is working to their full potential, a business runs like a well-oiled machine - boosting productivity and creating a healthy workplace environment. However, there are a number of reasons why employees may be underperforming in their roles, which will need to be addressed with the right leadership skills. So why might your staff…

1 Sep 2013, by test test