Monthly Archives: January 2011

Is Leadership Thought Following or Leading?

By Manie Bosman Browsing through Daniel Wren’s The history of management thought1 recently, I was again struck by how changes in popular leadership theory over the past century had often been closely related to developments and changes in other spheres … Continue reading

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Four Pillars of Effective Communication

By Manie Bosman Understanding your own and other people’s communication style and preferences (see Communication: Its a Matter of Style) can be a significant step forward in improving your communication efficiency. However, this still doesn’t guarantee meaningful communication interaction from this … Continue reading

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Communication: It’s a Matter of Style

By Manie Bosman It’s often been said that communication is the lifeblood of an organization. Literally hundreds of thousands of books, articles and courses focus on communication and many of these propose to have some or other recipe for improving … Continue reading

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Leader Communication: Key Concepts to Consider

By Manie Bosman During the three minutes that it will take you to read this article, you will most likely be interrupted by a telephone call, a text message or two, an incoming e-mail and perhaps someone entering your office … Continue reading

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Global leaders have to speak Mandarin in English

By Manie Bosman Living in a globalized society where nearly everybody on earth can reach just about everybody else at any time and at any place, requires leaders to have the appropriate communication skills. The giant leap in global communication … Continue reading

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Don’t just think – think STRATEGICALLY!

By Manie Bosman After losing a million lives during World War I and seeing another 5 million seriously wounded, the French government vowed to avoid a recurrence of this bloody war and decided to fortify the country against any future … Continue reading

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Hello world!

It took a while to get set up but here we are – our first post on Strategicleaders‘ new blogsite! At this point I just want to welcome you and thank you for popping in. My aim is to use … Continue reading

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