Why leadership communication needs to be purposeful

Why leadership communication needs to be purposeful

Why communication needs to be purposeful I’m often told by leaders that they are “too busy” – they don’t have the time to communicate with their team and find it moves further and further down their to-do list, often giving way to “more business-critical”...
How to lead so others follow

How to lead so others follow

Think of the leaders you have followed in your lifetime. Did you have confidence in them? Did you trust them? Did they help you feel secure and optimistic about the future? In their research, Tom Rath and Barry Conchie asked over 10,000 followers what they need from a...
Key elements of a communications plan

Key elements of a communications plan

One of the biggest barriers to effective leadership communication is a lack of time and consistency. If you rely on ad hoc or reactive communication, your team will receive disjointed information and won’t get a clear and consistent picture of you as a leader....
Maximise time for effective leadership communication

Maximise time for effective leadership communication

It’s no surprise that time – or rather, a lack of it – is one of the most common barriers to effective leadership communication. As a leader, you are constantly pulled in multiple directions. You have a million unread emails in your inbox; your diary...
How to build trust and credibility as a leader

How to build trust and credibility as a leader

In their research over the last 30 years, leadership experts James Kouzes and Barry Posner have found that credibility is the number one reason people follow a leader. The Oxford English dictionary defines credibility as: “the quality of being trusted and...
What is leadership communication?

What is leadership communication?

What is leadership communication? Richard Branson describes communication “as the most important skill a leader can possess”. Why? Because – as a leader – your primary role is to lead. To have a destination in sight, to chart the course to success and to...
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