Features, PublicNet: 31 May, 2013

Strong leadership is intrinsically linked to success, yet many organisations fall short of their potential because they do not equip their staff with the necessary skills to lead effectively. Annie Richardson explains that while all leaders have the ability to manage, only a small portion of managers have the necessary skills to become strong leaders, leaders with edge, and this has a stifling  effect.

I recently sat down and had a discussion with a CEO of a large multinational company. He was explaining to me how at first he thought it was a compliment when others said how ‘nice’ his staff were. However in reality, and something that soon dawned on him…his people were too nice. They had a soft touch, were missing opportunities, and were being taken advantage of. From our discussion, it was concluded that he needed ‘leaders with edge.’

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