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Experience Leadership Cake at the World of Learning

“Leadership Expert and Author and CEO of Improov Consulting, Steve Rush, successfully launched his book Leadership Cake in February 2014 in New York City in front of some of the globes most highly acclaimed HR and Learning and Development Heads; He is now exhibiting for the second year in a row at this year’s World of Learning at the NEC in Birmingham on 29th and 30th September.”

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Leadership Cake and Steve Rush – A Big Hit!

Leadership Cake and Steve Rush – A Big Hit!

Steve Rush, Author of Leadership Cake and the CEO of Improov Consulting, visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 3rd and 4th August, 2015 and was received with great success.

Steve provided two days interactive and exciting lectures on the subject on Banking, Bancassurance and Leadership with Global and Country Heads of Banks from all over Asia; delegates travelled from Sri Lanka, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore to join with co-workers based in Malaysia.

During the two days the delegates were able to share experiences of each other’s own regions while overlaying some leadership insights and practical tools shared by Steve which they can use in the running of their day to day business.… Continue Reading

Neuroscience Meets Leadership

During the time I developed my coaching and leadership capability, I was often confused when, unintentionally I provoked a response in somebody that I hadn’t anticipated. That was until I discovered that science could play an invaluable role in the way I led my team and provided feedback to others.

Neuroscience now plays a significant role in my teaching and coaching. If I’m able to understand the reasons people react in differing circumstances, I am more likely to deliver a satisfactory and productive outcome for all involved.… Continue Reading

5 things great leaders do every day

5 things great leaders do every day

1) Communicate effortlessly
– They make it relevant, meaningful and two way. They adapt their style and approach to match the recipient – They are “communication adaptors”.

2) Foster trust
– The authentic leader creates an open and honest environment where people can act and behave without fear. Trust doesn’t have to be earned; it can be cultivated by leaders.

3) Live & breath their vision
– For the congruent leader, everything they do and every action they take is aligned to their vision and strategy.… Continue Reading

The reason why some leaders can not connect with their workers

Our brain has two hemispheres that are programmed and defined to do different jobs. The two hemispheres are our left brain and right brain. The left brain is responsible for things such as strategy, thinking, detail and a lot of the practical things we do as humans. The right brain is where we experience emotion, feelings, and the ability to see the big picture; this is also where we develop empathy.

There is an irony that has emerged for some well educated executives. The irony is that all through our childhood and into our adult life, we are broadly taught using the left thinking side of our brain.… Continue Reading

New Leadership Philosophy Offers Fresh Perspective

Author and leadership expert, Steve Rush, caught the eye of the Welsh Government Assembly in the UK, with the publication of his book Leadership Cake: A Recipe for Success in Leadership. Rush will be presenting the Leadership Cake philosophy at a global launch event in the British Consulate in New York City on Thursday, February 27, 2014. His audience is comprised of leading executives from US firms, including invited guests from PepsiCo, Bloomberg, Ralph Lauren, and the New York Times. The international event will be held from 4:00 p.m.… Continue Reading

Need a Leadership Development Programme in your kit bag?

Calling all Leadership Development Consultants – A rare opportunity to partner with Improov Consulting in the launch of Leadership Cake in the UK and USA. Leadership Cake – Leadership Development Programme provides a 360c feedback tool, Coaching process and accredited Leadership Development training programme and tools. Register your interest at info@improovconsulting.com. The first 10 to sign up will receive a 30% early bird partner discount. www.leadershipcake.com

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