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Value based leadership

August 26, 2011

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In a world in which ruthless exploitation and competition, self serving behaviours and instability seem to be the norms, value based leadership holds a number of extraordinary promises that any sensible leader would dream of: self managing employees; lesser need for supervision and control; greater respect between people; increased enthusiasm and dedication to the task; […]

What is Self Managing Leadership?

August 26, 2011

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An overview of the key concepts of Self Managing Leadership by Frederic Labarthe, SML facilitator and founder of the UNESCO Centre for International Education Leadership, like everything else in life, has two dimensions: the external and the internal. The external or interpersonal dimension of leadership relates to the actual business of making things happen, managing […]

Leadership of People.

August 23, 2011

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Frederic Labarthe introduces the main ideas behind the Self Managing Leadership concept. “Successful leaders do not compete, they create. Successful leaders do not control, they empower. Successful leaders do not force, they influence.” ~ Brian Bacon The world in which we live today requires more from leaders than good management skills or cleverness at getting […]

Leadership and Management by Stephen R. Covey

August 23, 2011

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Leadership and Management are two different things. Leadership is not management. Leadership has to come first. Management is a bottom-line focus: How can I best accomplish certain things? Leadership deals with the top line: What are the things I want to accomplish? In the words of both Peter Drucker and  Warren Bennis, “Management is doing things […]

Watch Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits

August 3, 2011

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Watch Stephen Covey’s free video program.                                                   Discover the 8th Habit                                         […]