“Great leaders move us. They ignite our passion and inspire the best in us,” begins Stuart Lancaster, in his latest assessment of good leadership.
“When we try to explain why they are so effective, we speak of strategy, vision or powerful ideas, but the reality is much simpler – great leadership works through emotions.”
Underpinning those emotions is a sense of empathy – or emotional intelligence – that is not easy to develop.
Lancaster himself, who has coached the England men’s rugby union team and is currently serving as Senior Coach of European champions Leinster admits it is something he is still trying to improve in.
In this latest instalment, Lancaster looks at tricks and tips to ensure your coaching voice is resonant, not dissonant.
- 1. Lessons With Lancaster: 3 Top Tips for Building a Great Team
- 1.2 Lessons With Lancaster: Introduction to Communication – Connection & Extension
- 1.3 Lessons With Lancaster: 20 Tips on How Leaders Can Improve their Communication
- 1.4 Lessons With Lancaster: Maximising Your Energy for the Greatest Connection
- 1.5 Lessons With Lancaster: 10 Leadership Qualities That Set the Best Coaches Apart
- 2.1 Lessons With Lancaster: 19 Qualities of Great Leaders
- 2.2 Lessons With Lancaster: 10 Emotional Characteristics of Inspiring Leaders
- 2.3 Lessons With Lancaster: Developing Your Credibility as a Leader
- 2.4 Lessons With Lancaster: Building Your Leadership Philosophy
- 2.5 Lessons With Lancaster: Building Belief in Your Teams
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