Category Archives for Leadership

The 5 Types of Power

When we look at a leader within an organization we may think their power comes from their direct responsibility over others. Whilst this is obviously true, it is also a very superficial way to understand power. In a study conducted by two social psychologists, John R. P. French and Bertram Raven in 1959, they identified […]

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Emotional Intelligence

Even if you’re unfamiliar with emotional intelligence, at some point in your life you probably will have taken an intelligence quotient (IQ) test. An IQ test measures a person’s cognitive ability compared to the population at large. The average IQ is approximately 100. People with higher IQs tend to do better academically than those with lower […]

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Leadership Styles

Whilst there are many different leadership styles, everyone has a default leadership style that comes most naturally to them. Leadership styles determine how someone uses their power and authority to lead others. Your default leadership style then is the way you feel most comfortable leading others to achieve your vision. There are many different styles of […]

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Why Do We Need Leaders?

When you think about the question “Why do we need leaders?”, you may think that we need leaders because it helps us to organize organizations, for example, a country needs a head of state, an organization needs a CEO etc., but actually the need for leadership is much more natural and human than that. To […]

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