Psychometric Personality Tests Effective Self-leadership is only possible with self-awareness of our personality or psychometric. To effectively lead people it is essential to understand how your 'leadership style' influences different personalities, and how different personalities interact in teams. The word personality comes from the Latin persona, which refers to the masks once worn by actors to give clues as to the emotions driving their behavior. Today the term personality refers
Confidence is 'the' key success factor for modern managers and leaders and yet many lack confidence in the following areas: Managing downwards when subordinates have higher qualifications or are qualified in a different discipline Influencing peers when there is no direct authority Managing upwards because you need to influence your boss Influencing outwards to clients and vendors With all these scenarios the keys to confidence are, 1) accepting that you are valuable and have
We are a couple of weeks into a New Year, and so many resolutions will be broken, like a record, or forgotten like the promises you made in Kindergarten. To change your ‘Self’, you must understand the forces that bind you to your present behaviors or propel you to success. Without going too deep into the research, you are not one person but two. Just as you have two brain hemispheres, you have two aspects of Self. You have an ‘Experiencing Self’ and a ‘Narrative Self’ and these two selves
It's that time of year! A time to share a Self-leadership Christmas Message. Regardless of your religious affiliation, or none, there's an undeniable 'Spirit of Christmas'. A spirit of giving, of family, of selflessness and renewal. Since leaving England in 1985, I have celebrated the majority of my Christmases in hot countries (Australia, Singapore and Brazil), but the symbolism of a mid-winter festival is firmly embedded in my psyche. The in-congruence of winter carols playing in
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Last week it was my pleasure to interview the legendary Brian Tracy on Self Leadership - a topic I have been speaking and writing about since 1999. In case you don't know - Brian Tracy is a motivational speaker and self-development author of over 70 books. His popular titles include; 'Earn What You’re Really Worth','Eat That Frog!' and 'The Psychology of Achievement'. Here is the video of my interview of Brian Tracy on Self Leadership, and the transcript is below. "Self