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This newsletter is tailored especially for business owners, leaders and teams. Every week or two you will receive thought-provoking articles on different aspects of leadership, all designed to assist you in honing your personal leadership skills. I'll provide you with cutting-edge ideas and information to help you raise your awareness and understanding of leadership success principles and develop those around you.

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The Effective Leadership Guide

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In every business, leadership quality has a profound impact on growth and profitability. Yet exceptional leaders are not born that way - they must learn their skills along the way.

Whether you have your own business or head a company, division or team, this book will help you to develop the essential qualities to maximise your success. Read more...

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Corporate Culture – The Driving Force of Your Business

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This report explains in detail why the ability to change corporate culture is both critical to success and very difficult to achieve. It describes the key challenges that undermine many change efforts and how they can be overcome.

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The Transition Factor: Why New Hires Frequently Fail and How to Protect Your Investment in Them

Report CoverAmong the numerous books and courses on leadership that exist, very few cover the very specific challenges of transition, or onboarding. This report examines the reasons why enhancing your recruitment process will never deliver 100% successful transitions. It also lists the factors that must be addressed if success levels are to be raised.

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