What Makes a Good Leader?

Developing High Performing Leaders


The question what makes a good leader? has a simple answer ..... "passion" ..... someone who is passionate about their craft will naturally develop to be good if not great at their craft. If you choose to be in leadership, and you have passion, I am here to help. Ian Pratt

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Leading People

Discover the Top 6 High Performing Team Leadership Capabilities

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Management By Walking Around

  One on One Feedback (O3)

MBWA   One On One (O3)  
Learn how to use your Management By Walking Around (MBWA) to embed change, align your people with your strategy and to engage your employees to unlock their discretionary effort .....
  Effective One on One feedback (O3) engages and motivates your employees, discover the "what makes a good leader" secrets of engaging one on ones .. includes sample scripts and free e'learn .....  
Performance Management

  Performance Appraisal

Performance Management   Performance Appraisal  
Conversations are only difficult if you approach them the wrong way, learn how you can engage employees in open discussions about their performance .....   Performance appraisals done well will engage your employees, done poorly will disengage your employees ... learn how you can use performance appraisals to engage your people .....  
Team Meetings


Team Leadership

Effective Meetings   Team Leadership  
Good team meetings are a lot of fun, participative and engaging. Learn how to use your team meetings to improve teamwork and build commitment to goal achievement .....   Team performance is directly influenced by the quality of the supervision, find out how you can become a high performing leader .....  

Developing Strategy

"Developing your strategic capabilities"


SWOT Analysis

  Macro Environment Analysis

SWOT Analysis   Macro Environment Analysis  
Expertly prepared examples, templates and checklist all provided free ... SWOT Analysis Templates, SWOT Examples .....   Environmental scanning is the foundation of leadership, learn here what to scan for when developing strategy .....  
Industry Environment Analysis

  Internal Analysis

Porters Five Forces   Internal Analysis  
Understanding the competitor landscape and the power your business has in that landscape will empower your business decision making ..... Discover how   Take a good look at your business, learn your strengths and identify areas of risk. Discover how to leverage your strengths to form a compelling strategy .....  




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