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Inspiring leaders in a dynamic world
Nov 2015
Enjoyable workshop for CIPS Fellows Nov 2015 with the cream of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Important considerations both professional and personal about our approach as leaders elegantly expressed in this article. http://www.supplymanagement.com/news/2015/the-most-effective-leaders-have-clear-direction-and-concern-for-others-cips-fellows-heard  
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OUBS publish ED article
Apr 2013
An update of our article "Leaders Made or Born" has been published by the Open University Business School on their Business Perspectives Blog.  Why not have a read and comment?   There's more to explore on
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Leaders = People Developers
Oct 2011
Tom Peters suggests that all leaders are developers of people. It's implicit in takling the job. If they don't like that - then they should fire themselves.....
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The power of love in business
May 2011
Interesting presenters at the York St John Business School lecture yesterday. Kersten England - CEO of City of York Council on 'Pride and Passion - local government in its element'- best soundbite -" In 1992 there were more people named John in parliament than women and in 2010 more Daves than women"
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What's your leadership brand?
Feb 2011
A leadership brand tells people what is distinctive about you as a leader and communicates what you have to offer. Your leadership brand is the perception of others to the way you operate and communicate. Summarising your brand in a statement is a useful and often enlightening task. First, answer these two important questions: What do you want to be known for? What results do you want to achieve in the next 12 months? Second: take the two answers and put them into the following statement:
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4 Lessons in Adaptive Leadership
Feb 2011
A culture of adaptability is vital to survival in turbulent times. Here are some really practical points to help you cope with increasing unpredictability, be more effective with your team and raise organisational performance. "What is good for the manager is not always good for the company. Mission must come first, self-interest last." Meet the Troops
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