1 Managing time
2 Leadership and team building
3 Motivation and people management
4 Setting and achieving goals and objectives
5 Making decisions and solving problems
6 Creative and innovative thinking
7 Communication and presentation
John Adair is widely acknowledged as one of the most significant influences on management and leadership development in both business and military spheres. He studied history at Cambridge University and holds higher degrees from the Universities of Oxford and London. He became the world's first Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Surrey and is internationally known as a consultant. He is the author of many respected books on management and leadership.