What is vertical learning?

Never heard of the term 'vertical learning'? To put it into perspective, you’re probably already really good at horizontal learning. A good example is learning to drive a car. When you started, you were incompetent, you had to take it slowly and have a lot of instruction. Gradually you became consciously competent, and now with all the driving practice you’ve [...]

What is vertical learning?2019-03-10T15:35:42+00:00

What is a leadership development coach?

As a professional coach and lecturer in leadership competencies, I meet people from all walks of life, and the two questions I am most often asked are: What is a leadership development coach? How will coaching benefit me? Usually, the word 'coach' conjures the image of a sports coach – an expert who has the knowledge to instruct you on [...]

What is a leadership development coach?2019-03-10T15:35:52+00:00

3 key leadership skills

Great leadership is not about self-aggrandisement, not about ‘me and my ego’ but focuses on positive engagement with people. Great leaders are know how to listen to others in such a way that their team are inspired to come up with bold solutions-focused thinking. None of these are new concepts but how many executives and senior managers know how to [...]

3 key leadership skills2019-03-10T15:36:02+00:00

7 Ways to overcome your resistance to change as a leader

When it comes to change, the first step a leader needs to take is increased self-awareness. When you give someone quality attention, regardless of possible conflicting viewpoints, you give value to that person or group and their thinking improves exponentially. When people feel respected and heard they are less likely to have a resistance to change and are more open [...]

7 Ways to overcome your resistance to change as a leader2019-03-10T15:36:23+00:00

5 Reasons to Invest in Vertical Leadership Development

Like climbing a ladder to get a bigger perspective, vertical leadership development expands your mindset and worldview, so you can handle greater complexity. This increases innovation, creativity and your ability to lead into the future.   If a leader is to flourish instead of fold in these fast-changing, complex times while managing diversity in teams in the globalised work environment [...]

5 Reasons to Invest in Vertical Leadership Development2019-03-27T07:00:49+00:00
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