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Do you believe you’re a gifted, effective leader? If you’re looking to benchmark your leadership ability the following self examination will give you a baseline to build from.

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Find out your strengths and weaknesses through this leadership skills test.

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Imagine your business is facing significant challenges. Where should you focus? According to top leaders the answer is one word – people. Galvanize your employees to focus on the customer.

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In this excellent article, CEOs share their winning formula of organizational success – engaging customers, empowering employees and collabrating with partners. 

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Leadership consists of 4 essential elements
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It is amazing to me that so many people think of themselves as great leaders, but do not demonstrate leadership qualities. Being an owner or a boss does not make you a leader.

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This excellent article presents 4 elements of a leader: confidence, decisiveness , intuition and empathy. Are you aspiring to be a leader or finding it tough to lead your team successfully? You can sharpen your leadership skills from reading books written by experts and gurus. NYP Library has a new collection of such inspiring books at the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Collection to help you acquire skills ready for global challenges. Make full use of these resources now!

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Good Leadership skills are important whether the group you lead is big or little. These skills are what is necessary to effectively lead a group, and one that…

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In leadership, success can sometimes be a stumbling block if one is not careful. According to the author, it is the summit syndrome when the leader may run the risk of keeping people away, be on the defence rather than offence, and become a taker instead of a giver. It is much harder to stay king than to be king. A good leader must always keep learning, listening and giving. As the wise saying goes, man is tested by his praises. Get great tips on leadership skills today from reading this article!

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Akash: The following post is by leadership speaker and expert Paul Thornton. Paul has coauthored the book, Public Speaking Tips from the Pros with me. This post is based on his book, Leadership-Off the Wall.

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Practical tips from successful leaders.

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Leadership, a critical management skill, is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. What are the traits that make a leader stand out? Browse through these resources to help you develop your skills as a leader.

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