3 Ways to Equip Your Team for Success

Josh Hay

This blog completes my series on the two questions great leaders ask themselves. The first question was: “Am I a leader worth following?” The second question all great leaders ask themselves is: “Am I building teams built to last?” There are three components to this question: Engage, Empower and Equip. Today’s blog will focus on Equip. Where Are the Skates … Read More

How to Empower Your Team to Make Progress

Josh Hay

This blog continues my series on two questions great leaders ask themselves. The first question was: “Am I a leader worth following?” The second question all great leaders ask themselves is: “Am I building teams built to last?”  There are three components to this question:  Engage, Empower and Equip. Today’s blog will focus on Empower. The Long Walk It was a … Read More

Why Passionate Leadership Matters

Josh Hay

Passion is a profound positive feeling for something that is deeply and personally meaningful. Passion is more that this though. Passion is about vision, and also contains energy, excitement and enthusiasm. Passion inspires others to join and identify with your vision.  No one has ever been inspired by a leader who is not passionate.  Passion – and alternatively, the lack … Read More

15 Competencies of Great Leadership

Josh Hay

In my previous blog post – 2 Fundamental Questions All Great Leaders Ask  – we focused on these 2 questions: Am I a leader worth following? Am I building teams built to last? There are 3 components to each of these questions.  Competency, Commitment, and Character are essential to the first question: “Am I a leader worth following?”  This blog … Read More

9 Leadership Books for the Holidays

Josh Hay

I find that the holidays are a great time to rejuvenate through diving into a book. As you head into the holiday season, here is a list of my favourite leadership and management books for the year. These books have inspired me to think differently and grow as a leader and manager. You will find a range of styles and … Read More

10 Guiding Leadership Principles

Josh Hay

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Most leaders I know can clearly identify two or three, perhaps even ten or more, guiding principles. These are principles leaders aspire to, strive for and identify as instrumental to their success. I have ten guiding leadership principles. Note that ten is not better than five, nor is fifteen better than ten. These principles are not all equal. Some I … Read More

Leading Through Conflict: 6 Crucial Realizations

Josh Hay

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After years of working as a mediator, consultant, and organizational leader, I now understand that there are at least six crucial realizations for leaders to successfully navigate organizational conflict. I will describe six critical things to remember, and then I’ll summarize with the most important thing you can do to lead through conflict. Six Crucial Realizations By the time that … Read More