Archive for September, 2011

Voicing Your Opinion and Influencing in Group Discussions: Two Essential Leadership Qualities

I’ve recently heard CEOs and industry leaders complain about the lack of initiative from employees who should show signs of leadership. Workers’ silence during meetings and group discussions was taken to be a lack of initiative, of interest, of ability …


Finding Inspiration in Jack Layton’s Leadership Style: Taking Risks and Succeeding as a Team

The many expressions of sympathy in the newspapers and on television following Jack Layton’s death demonstrate that he was a man who knew how to inspire and mobilize citizens in his electoral campaigns. The Canadian community was mobilized and moved …


Shared Leadership: An Adaptation to the Evolution of Management Styles

A CEO or team leader is constantly looking to improve their workers’ performance and increase their propensity to take initiatives. At the same time, these figureheads want to ensure a collaborative work environment, where every worker is comfortable to voice …