Are you a Transactional or a Transformational Leader?

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Take a minute to think back upon the leaders in your life.  Who inspired you the most?  Was it a teacher who encouraged you to never give up and follow your dreams?  Maybe it was a boss who challenged you to meet high expectations.  If this person motivated you to do and be your very best, chances are you were in the presence of a transformational leader.

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Hello Ellen, I was looking for some info around "leadership trends for 2013" and read your article. It made me think about a meeti... Read More
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Jack’s Legacy – Personal Leadership Attributes Lessons from Jack Layton

Canada lost a charismatic leader in Jack Layton when he died of cancer at the age of 61.

jack laytonAs I listened to the radio and read the personal tributes that come in online – I can piece together his personal leadership legacy. This is not about what he accomplished politically, but who he was as a leader. No matter what your political beliefs, we can learn something from Jack’s personal leadership attributes. Some of these stories and lessons come from his colleagues in government, but many come from the many ordinary Canadians he touched.

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5 Great Coaching Questions to Ask Your Team

hbrprintlogoGreat leaders develop others. Taking a coach approach with your team changes the way you interact with them and lets you discover what motivates them.

The next time you are looking to empower your staff to move forward, try asking them these great coaching questions to get started:

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