Learning at work week

This week (May 13th to 19th 2019, if you’re reading this in the future) is Learning at Work Week – the topic this time being ‘shaping the future’…

This week (May 13th to 19th 2019, if you’re reading this in the future) is Learning at Work Week – the topic this time being ‘shaping the future’…

International Women’s Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day this year let’s take a moment to appreciate how far things have already come, celebrate the ongoing progress, and embrace the benefits of allowing the nature of leadership to evolve.

As we celebrate International Women’s Day this year let’s take a moment to appreciate how far things have already come, celebrate the ongoing progress, and embrace the benefits of allowing the nature of leadership to evolve.

Can a leader win back respect?

This week the UK has a visitor – and the response to his arrival has been…mixed. Can a leader who has lost the respect of those he leads ever win it back?

This week the UK has a visitor – and the response to his arrival has been…mixed. Can a leader who has lost the respect of those he leads ever win it back?

Don’t hold your people back.

This week we saw a quote circulating on social media that struck a chord:
CFO asks CEO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and they leave us?”
CEO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”

This week we saw a quote circulating on social media that struck a chord:
CFO asks CEO: “What happens if we invest in developing our people and they leave us?”
CEO: “What happens if we don’t, and they stay?”

Leadership is dead!

It was Ghandi who said “I suppose at one time, leadership meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people” – Leadership has changed!

It was Ghandi who said “I suppose at one time, leadership meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people” – Leadership has changed!

Why failure is your best tool on the path to success

Whatever we do in life, failure is usually high on our list of fears – but when it comes to success in business…

Whatever we do in life, failure is usually high on our list of fears – but when it comes to success in business…

What kind of leader are you?

There are many ways in which a person can lead – and some are more effective than others. What kind of leader are you, and what kind of leader did you dream you’d be? When it comes to ‘kinds of leader’ it seems that everyone has their own definitions – and that there are varied … Continue reading “What kind of leader are you?”

Every Iron Throne needs a little softness!

In a recent article entitled ‘Winter is coming!’ my colleague Liaquat used the hugely successful TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ as his analogy for the inevitability of change, and the need to innovate – so let’s keep with the theme, and talk about power and Influence! The battle for the Iron Throne is all about … Continue reading “Every Iron Throne needs a little softness!”

The top ten reasons your employees dislike you

We all want to be respected in the workplace – but not everyone knows how to garner genuine respect. Demanding that respect from your employees and being domineering is one of the most damaging approaches to leadership. What traits do employees dislike in their leaders, and how can you avoid being the kind of manager … Continue reading “The top ten reasons your employees dislike you”