Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

So What About Leadership? Episode 1

LMI UK Managing Director Nick Howes and his LMI Ireland counterpart Rosin Joyce have for some time been having some very valuable and enjoyable conversations about all things ‘leadership’ and it was suggested that maybe others might benefit from listening. They listened and have agreed to share these conversations! ‘So What About Leadership?’ is the…

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Total Leader Online Learning

The entire Total Leader suite of programmes is now available in LMI’s new online learning platform. Launched earlier this year, our online programmes have been getting great reviews from clients who are finding the simplicity of use combined with the same robust methodology used in traditional LMI programmes fantastic to work with. The Total Leader…

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Crisis management skills for managers

Firefighting – the ability to handle the unexpected and the unplanned, to respond quickly in a crisis and restore calm. It’s a valuable skill and, for those of us who do it well, it’s a time-honoured route to greater responsibility and promotion. The common feature for all firefighting incidents is the need for an immediate…

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Delivery partnership to provide apprenticeships

Leadership Management International (LMI) UK has entered into a delivery partnership with Nescot College to help train and develop the next generation of managers and leaders. The delivery partnership will provide companies looking to invest their apprenticeship levy, with two new Government approved, specialist apprenticeship alternatives, both of which will develop the existing skills of…

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Mo Ibrahim African leaders prize unclaimed again

The world’s most valuable individual prize – the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa – has gone unclaimed yet again.  The $5m (£3.2m) prize is supposed to be awarded each year to an elected leader who governed well, raised living standards and then left office. This is the fourth time in five years…

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10 Ways to Build Trust with Employees

By Michael Levy Successful leaders develop relationships with their team based on trust. Employees, when they feel trusted, supported and engaged, will give special effort to leaders they trust. Because the opposite is also true: employees rarely excel under the punitive thumb of someone they do not trust and who they feel does not trust…

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Managing a High Performance Environment

In workplaces all over the UK, there is a drive to improve performance – to obtain better quality and greater productivity. To do so is essential for national and international success in a highly competitive global market – for many, it’s simply a must for organisational survival. But generating better quality and greater productivity is…

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Six Qualities of a Top Performer – do you have them?

From Michael Levy From over decades of working with people from every level, in small to very large organisations, across every sector, we have found there are six characteristics or qualities that almost every top performer shares; and conversely, are under developed or missing in people not considered top performers. 1. Focus All top performers…

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Are you a Task Manager or a People Manager?

This is not a fictional story and the changes took place over many weeks. As a scenario many can relate to, its clear from my conversations with managers, that tinkering with possible solutions only produces a short term fix. One of my clients, Ray, a senior financial services manager in his early 30’s commented, “I…

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