Tag Archives: Vision

40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #25

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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Too much greed, not enough vision!

Another crisis is rocking the English football establishment. Tales of greed and corruption continue to emerge in the wake of the sting by the Daily Telegraph on the former England national team manager, Sam Allardyce. Who knows where it will … 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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‘Think Consensus is Good, Think Again!’

As an established leader, developing executive teams or organisations, and often when working in collaboration with other partners, a consensus is required to achieve set goals. The lubricant that makes the team, especially partnership actions successful is that consensus. However, … Continue reading

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Three key leadership qualities you need to develop!

Some might say people are born leaders. Most realise, however, that leadership is a learned set of attributes that take practice and effort. So, in becoming a transformational leader, where should you start? In this post, I outline why I have … Continue reading

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Are you ready to step up to the challenge?

The recent decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has sent shock waves reverberating around our society. In my opinion, people voiced their growing sense of distrust of politicians, their angst about too much focus on the … Continue reading

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40 Leadership Lessons from the Freedom Trail – #13

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 – #6

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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What an absolute sham! Positive for Youth Progress …

The only thing remarkable about this recently-published report is that it is 35 pages  long! How long it must have taken them to find sufficient information to produce it, heaven only knows? What it tells us about the progress on … Continue reading

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I will NOT let an exam result decide my fate!

This post is for those of you who’ve ever wondered about the place of youth work in the modern day! Pondered what its role is in a society where ‘achieving’ at school is the mantra … and where ‘qualifications’ are … Continue reading

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