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Posts by Ross Swan

To lead is to influence

  We constantly make choices. Most of these are unconscious choices. This is very important in creating influence. Every time you are wanting to influence a person to do something their decision will always be based on whether they believe it will bring them closer to happiness. Which is based on how they understand happiness.…

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Leadership elements for trust and engagement

  Leadership impacts employee engagement in the evolving workplace of today. Despite this being a hot topic, the issue is a common one across countries. The commonality is that the figures are poor across the globe. Employee engagement is a direct result of the quality of leadership. Given the way the employee engagement figures are,…

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Good leadership is having a positive impact on people

Good leaders are always conscious of the impact they have on people and have a continuous focus on ways to make sure the impact is positive. The key is your own behaviour. Maintaining a positive energy for of much of your day takes effort. To get yourself into that high energy zone and remain there,…

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Leading effectively in any environment

Being able to lead in any environment is the key to strong leadership. What underpins this, is not to allow yourself to be a reflection of the challenging environment, but a reflection of your inner self. That is, to draw on your inner strengths, thus fueling your belief in your abilities. This creates a positivism…

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