How do I become a leader? Essential Leadership Qualities in 2024

Yes, you’ve guessed it – another leadership article. But this time, we’ve got leadership advice for everyone, not just for those in people management positions. Truth is, our daily interactions with people serve as a great way to practice leadership qualities. You don’t have to be in a leadership position to display great leadership qualities. Everyone possesses the potential for leadership, and it comes down to practicing....
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Conducting a Culture Check-in Survey for Organizations in 2024: A Comprehensive Guide

Organizational culture has never been more critical success factor than in 2024. From employee satisfaction, to productivity, business performance, and ultimately, the bottom line. With continuous disruptions to the workplace around remote/hybrid work, AI integrations, and the increasing focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). Truth is, conducting regular check-in surveys is a necessity. A questionnaire that deep dives into the emplo....
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Building Leadership Bench: Junior Employees Deserve 360-Feedback too!

360-feedback surveys have long been hailed as a cornerstone of leadership development within organizations. Yet, they have predominantly targeted mid to upper management, leaving junior staff out of the equation. It’s no secret that 360-feedback surveys are a key ingredient in developing managers into great leaders and refining great leader’s self-awareness. However, the lack of application to junior employees remains a mystery. Organ....
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The FIVE Key Things a Leader Should Do in a 360-Degree Debrief for Their Direct Report

It’s no secret that part of a leadership 360-degree survey, is the coaching and debrief that happens after the survey. The process of going through an individual’s 360 result is equally as important as taking the feedback assessment in the first place. While the guidance of a leadership coach is often sought after for 360 debriefs, entrusting this process to an individual’s manager has its own set of benefits. On one hand, l....
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Developing Emotional Intelligence with a 360 Emotional Intelligence Assessment

Emotional intelligence (EI) is a pivotal factor in personal and professional success. Emotional intelligence influences relationships, decision-making, and overall well-being. Here at MultiRater Surveys, we are a big believer in the Mayer-Salovey model, which offers a well-structured, and practical approach to understanding Emotional Intelligence.  We broke down the four underlying traits of the Mayer-Salovey model, and created a 360 Emotion....
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Embracing the Evolution of Leadership Development: A Perspective Shift

In the dynamic landscape of leadership, the ability to adapt and evolve is not just a good-to-have but an absolute necessity. Modern leadership development goes beyond the confines of traditional skill acquisition; it embodies a continuous journey of growth and transformation. At its core, this journey is all about perspective—an ever-shifting lens through which leaders perceive, interpret, and navigate the complexities of their roles and e....
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Leadership in 2024: What to Expect? What is Important?

We ended last year with a 2023 Leadership Checklist, where we reviewed the top five challenges that leaders and organizations were facing across the globe. In short, the challenges can be summarized with just one word – Uncertainty. Across the board, there were clear signs of leaders having a lack of confidence in themselves – their impact on their people, and their organization. Accompanied by the increasing lack of trust from employ....
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Leadership Checklist 2023: Did your organization work on these challenges?

At the start of the year, DDI published their forecast on the leadership landscape for 2023. The expansive report highlighted critical challenges that C-suite executives and HR professionals will be facing for the next three years. At the heart of the report, was a simple question: Is it enough? Across 1,556 organizations around the world, leaders are questioning whether their efforts to engage and motivate their people are enough. From C....
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Navigating the Leadership Journey in Smaller Organizations: Leveraging 360 surveys for exponential growth

Given how dynamic the business landscape has gotten over the past few years, small to medium-sized business (SMBs) organizations are facing more unique challenges than ever before. Leadership, has always been a delicate topic in SMBs. Our team at MRS loves a phrase that we call – realisation point. This is where SMB’s are on the verge of breaking though into being a larger organization, but they realise their Senior Leadership Team (S....
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Forget Leadership Training: Focus on Leadership Development

Corporations across the globe are no stranger to leadership training programs. By this I refer to training workshops and educational courses that span anywhere from one to three days. Roughly $160 billion is spent in leadership training and education alone in the US, and in 2015 the global spend was over $356 billion. Based on anecdotal evidence, less than 10% of executives believe the programs brought significant improvements on overall leadersh....
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