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Leadership in Social Care – Magnetism

What determines whether the people you want are the people you get isn’t what you want, it is who you are. This is the law of magnetism in leadership. For arguments sake let us assume you wanted people who are entrepreneurs but you do not possess any entrepreneurial skills. Let’s say you want exceptional leaders but you

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Leadership in Social Care – Intuition

Intuition. It’s what makes leaders look at things differently to others, they evaluate everything according to their leadership bias and possess leadership intuition which informs them of everything they do. Everybody possesses intuition but not everyone possesses leadership intuition. Intuition is difficult to write about because it doesn’t rely solely on empirical evidence. It relies

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Leadership in Social Care – Respect

People don’t follow leaders by accident. They follow individuals whose leadership they respect. Leaders follow other leaders. Imagine a scale of 10 possessing the best leadership skills and 0 possessing none. Someone who is a 7 in leadership won’t actively look for a 4 to follow. They will naturally look for a 9 or 10.

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Leadership in Social Care – Solid Ground

Do you know how important trust is for a leader? It is critical. As leaders possess the power of influence, they cannot continually break the trust of those they seek to influence and lead. Trust is the foundation of leadership. Trust is like change in a leader’s pocket. Each time you make a good decision

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Leadership in Social Care – Practice Makes Perfect!

Leadership Skills are Built a Day at a Time Do you ever look around your organization and think, ‘how did that person become so good at leadership?’ Although it is true that some people are born with greater natural leadership ability, all individuals can learn how. The ability to lead is a collection of skills

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What do Leaders Look Like?

The True Measure of Leadership is Influence – Nothing More, Nothing Less What do Leaders Look Like? Do they always look powerful, impressive and charismatic? Can you spot a leader in a group? Can you put two leaders side by side and instantly tell who is the better leader? These are questions that have been

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How do you rate as a TRUE leader?

The Law of the Lid Leadership ability determines a person’s level of effectiveness. The lower an individuals ability to lead, the lower the lid on their potential. Your leadership ability – for better or for worse – always determines your effectiveness and the potential of your organization. The higher you want to climb the more

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Leadership is Leadership, no matter what you do or where you go

Leadership is Leadership, no matter what you do or where you go. Times change, technology marches forward and cultures differ from place to place, however the principles of leadership are constant. Whether we are looking at the citizens of ancient Greece, the armies of the modern world, the leaders in the international community, the business

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Q#4 Workforce Planning – 5 Areas Care providers will need to re train on

Workforce Planning What are the implications for providers on employee skills? As discussed the Care Act represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years. The core purpose of adult social care is to help people to achieve the outcomes that matter to them in their life. The successful implementation of

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Q#3 How does the Care Act affect the role of CQC? – 5 Tips to help you be prepared for the new CQC inspection

Q#3 How does the Care Act affect the role of CQC? The new overarching framework includes five key questions that are now asked of all services that are regulated. This has been in place since April 2014 and ratings of services have been in place since Oct 2014. The rating that is given to your

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