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Command and Control Leadership

“Command and control is I give it to you to go and do. Leadership is I give it to you so you can come on board and add your thoughts.” Rex Buckingham   What do you think when you hear ‘one plus a number equals greater than the sum of the number’?   This is...

How to Become a Highly Effective Leader

“As a team member, your job is to have the answers. As a leader, it is your responsibility to have all the questions.” Tom Lawrence   In the engineering world, where Tom Lawrence’s career began, there is an engineering training department. This is where people...

How to Communicate and Be Heard

“Being a great listener is one of the best skills you can possibly have.” Amber Daines   Let’s begin today’s episode of The Culture of Things (TCoT) Podcast by getting straight to the point. Here are our guest speakers top three tips on how to communicate and be...

How to Motivate Employees in the Workplace

“Leadership is a process of social influence that takes place through communication.” Erin Jewell   Erin Jewell empowers leaders to get the most out of their teams and see the results they deserve. She tends to attract clients who have an appetite for things like...

How to Overcome Ego & Win

“As you become the leader of a company, it's about the success of that business rather than the success of you as an individual.” Andrew Bartlow   CEO founders don't seek out Andrew Bartlow and say, “My ego is too big. Fix me!” What tends to happen is that a team...

Leadership in the Voluntary Sector

“I'm a great believer in personal chemistry—can I get on with somebody—because that has a huge influence, I think, on the way you will manage them. If you like them and you have chemistry, you will get the best performance out of them.” David Bacon   You can...