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Leadership Definition – Sharpen your Leadership Skills

Welcome to our Leadership section where you’ll find more than simple leadership definitions.

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This is a growing collection of articles, tips, tools and resources.  Start with our challenging featured articles, then read our gurus mini-series.

We have also put together a comprehensive set of great resources from the essentials of leadership, through helping you to define your own style of leadership, to the skills to develop your leadship with style and focus. You’ll also find insights and fresh thinking alongside tips, tools and techniques.

Included are new models of leadership you won’t find anywhere else. Before you read on, why not take a look for yourself in our article: What is Leadership?


Whatever your needs, whether:

  • You’re about to become a team leader
  • Looking for a refresher
  • Studying a course
  • Wanting to be stretched with fresh thinking
  • Thinking about progression and improving your skills further
  • An educator of trainer looking for resources

You’ll find our comprehensive resources can make a difference for you – and you can get the complete set for half price!

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Or, if you’re looking for some inspiration there is something here for you too.  From famous quotes to our mini-series on stories with some great examples of how to lead others, there is something here to make you stop and think.

Fresh thinking that generates new ideas and better ways to work. Conveniently organised to help you lead the way to better management.

And you’ll be in good company…. these pages are some of the most widely read on the site.

“Leadership is the lifting of a man’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a man’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a man’s personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter Drucker 


Coaching for Leadership

Coaching for leadership should be a key feature in our organisations. How different would our organisations be if leaders both sought opportunities to coach others and sought coaching... read more

Workplace Motivation

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Tips & Tools

Styles of Leadership

What styles of leadership do leaders need to be good at? There is widespread recognition... read more

The Fifth Discipline – the Art and Practice of the Learning Organisation

The Fifth Discipline, by Peter Senge Peter Senge, founder of the Center for Organizational Learning... read more

Peter Drucker Quotes

Wisdom from the giant of giants! Searching for Peter Drucker quotes? Peter Drucker (1909 to... read more

Famous Leadership Quote

“The ultimate measure of a man…” In a famous leadership quote Martin Luther King once... read more

Famous Leadership Quotes

Here’s a selection of famous leadership quotes shedding more light on the nature of leadership.... read more
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