By DR EUGENE YJ TEE
The ability to influence effectively rests at the very core of effective leadership. We are captivated, literally, by individuals who influence effectively. We are enthralled by the personality, skill, and achievements of effective leaders, and even craft stories around them.
By JEFF HADEN
I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people. After all, that's what leaders do: They convince other people -- for all the right reasons, because true authority is earned, not...
By ROSHAN THIRAN
John Maxwell, a leadership guru, once said that “leadership is about influence. Nothing else”. Maxwell is right that influencing is a big part of leadership yet it is one of the hardest things to do.
By LYDIA GOMEZ An enduring idea gives us a reason to look on the bright side. As the story of Rashomon teaches us, amid all the self-serving ideals we may face, there is still a place for goodness and positivity in people.
By JACK WELCH
When it comes to leadership, everyone has his or her own ideas about what success looks like. Yet so often, we forget that success is achieved not just by results but through the eyes of those we lead.
By JACK CHUA
In today’s world, the term “politics” is so loaded with negativity that most people associate it with the counterproductive aspects we see in the workplace. Social scientists who study politics in organisations tend to have a different view.