A birds eye view on management and leadership

What makes a good leader

Undoubtedly, most leaders would agree that good leadership in an organisation is about helping their employees be their best and achieving their best work. Nothing new in that, but why do so many fail to achieve this? The attributes of what good leadership in an organisation look like are well researched and widely known, such as: Giving people space.Giving them worthwhile and challenging projects to do.Give them help and support when required.A pat on the back when they do a…
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Digital Nomad workforce

Despite the vast technological advancements within the last few decades and a continuously expanding service sector in the developing world, many organisations operate in traditional office-based environments that expect all workforce to be physically present within a confined location, even though physical presence is not required to accomplish their day-to-day tasks as all they need is their laptop, some small peripherals and good internet connectivity.
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Functional Structures of an Organisation

The structure defines how activities such as task allocation, coordination, and supervision are directed toward the achievement of organisational aims and objectives. Employees with similar tasks, skills and experiences are grouped together not only because it’s more efficient, reduces number of communication channels and ease of accountability, but also allows the functional group to work collectively in a strategic manner. Accounts and Finance Responsible for efficient financial management and controls necessary for an organisation to support all their activities, including…
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Leadership Styles

There are 7 most common Leadership styles and each one of them has its own time and place. The best of leaders knows how and when to flex from one style to another depending on the situation they face.  Autocratic The autocratic leader makes all the decisions without any input from team members or explanations. It’s also known as the command and control approach. This leadership style is becoming less and less used in the modern leadership world Authoritative Authoritative…
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Leadership and Trust

To trust someone is to have a firm belief in their reliability, truthfulness and their ability. It is a dynamic interpersonal link between people with unique implications for organisations and its employees. It is the belief where one can rely on another person’s actions, words and that they have good intentions of sticking to their given promises. Trust is most meaningful when one party is vulnerable or at risk to another party, which makes it critical for relationships between a…
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Leadership and Purpose

Purpose is the most crucial aspect of leadership as it starts with leading oneself before leading others. Purpose is a foundational aspect thereby. There are five qualities in finding your purpose, all interrelated, awareness, respect, morality, vision, and understanding. Whilst awareness enhances the quality of your decisions, respect ensures proper treatment of others, morality enables you to consider and deal with consequences of your decisions, your vision guides your path and attracts others to it and an understanding to help…
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