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Empty office at 5pm? Maybe it's you?

Empty office at 5pm?  Maybe it's you?

John Maxwell talks about 5 levels of leadership.

Level 1 is when people work for you because you’re the boss - and for no other reason.  This is where office hours finish at 5:00pm yet every desk is clear at 4:55 pm for ‘goodbyes’ and nipping to the toilet in work time rather than after work hours!  Or five minutes before end of the shift there is already a queue at the clock machine, each one changed and poised to slide the card through the reader the moment the shift is officially at an end. 

This is where people give you their minimum, not their best.  However…

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3 Social Media Secrets Every Leader Should Know

3 Social Media Secrets Every Leader Should Know

Mark Saxby is passionate about social media. I am passionate about leadership. Couldn’t be more different? Wrong.

His ‘Blogging for Business’ workshop was an eye opener. I didn’t know the first thing about blogging and even now my ‘L plates’ are still firmly attached. But so many of his messages I already knew – what I didn’t know was what they had to do with blogging. I thought they were about leadership. Here are just three:

Be real

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