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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #24

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On the 31st August 2013, Lesley, my wife and soulmate, retired after 35 years teaching in secondary schools. Two days later, as planned, we set off for a magical celebratory holiday, taking in New York, California and Oregon. Our trip … Continue reading

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A radical reinvention of organisations: fantasy or reality?

Many organisations appear paralysed by the pace of current change, and some experts suggest that this requires a radical reinvention of management practice! However, what is needed, in my opinion, is greater adaptability. But does this require a radical intervention? … Continue reading

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How to rebuild betrayed trust!

Yesterday, I met with a dear friend, who I’ve known a long time. My friend’s project is in dire financial straits, and drastic change is the solution. All staff at the project face redundancy at the end of August, the … Continue reading

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Do you lead a high trust organisation?

Trust in an organisation is the glue that holds the thing together. The better the level of trust the stronger relationships are, the greater the productivity of the team, and the more successful the organisation is. Characteristics of a high … Continue reading

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What is your legitimacy to lead?

Today, as I watched the story unfold of the likely ‘coronation’ of Theresa May as the new Tory Party leader, I wondered what was her legitimacy to lead her party, and our nation? As someone from the left of the … Continue reading

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How trustworthy a leader are you?

As a leader, effectively understanding and managing relationships is critical to building trust. So, think seriously about this. When in a work context, do you take the time to understand and manage your relationships well? If you don’t, you need … Continue reading

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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #11

On the 31st August 2013, Lesley, my wife, and soul-mate retired after 35 years teaching in secondary schools. Two days later, as planned, we set off for a magical celebratory holiday, taking in New York, California and Oregon. Our trip … Continue reading

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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #9

On the 31st August 2013, Lesley, my wife and soul-mate, retired after 35 years teaching in secondary schools. Two days later, as planned, we set off for a magical celebratory holiday, taking in New York, California and Oregon. Our trip … Continue reading

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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #8

On the 31st August 2013, Lesley, my wife and soul-mate, retired after 35 years teaching in secondary schools. Two days later, as planned, we set off for a magical celebratory holiday, taking in New York, California and Oregon. Our trip … Continue reading

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Time to refresh the roots of leadership!

What characterises modern day leadership practice? In truth, a casual observer focused on media channels might be hard pressed to move beyond greed,  vested interests, abuse of power, poor ethics, ‘Me first’, and a top-down targeted culture. Unfortunately, they are … Continue reading

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