The Executive Roadmap to Self-Reflection

Strategic self-reflection can help a leader expand their viewpoint and decision-making capability, acknowledge alternative beliefs and create a bridge between information and wisdom. As stated by Talmud, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talmud “We do not see things as they are; but as we are.”   This doctrine from the eighth century speaks to our perceptions and questions our ability […]
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Book Reviews: The Master Coach

Leading with Character, Building Connections, and Engaging in Extraordinary Conversations by Gregg Thompson Great leaders are great coaches. They understand that developing the skills, talents and mindsets of their people is a vital part of their jobs as leaders. However, the concept of coaching can also be confusing. Early in his excellent how-to book, The Master […]
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Be Inspired: Social Entrepreneur Teresa Scott

Teresa Scott is helping candidates secure sustainable employment. Company: Kennedy Scott Ltd What it does: Highly regarded supplier of training and employability services to Government Founder: Teresa Scott OBE, MBA Founded: 1989 Size of team: Total staff 70 Your name and role: Teresa Scott, Founder and CEO How did your entrepreneurial journey begin at Kennedy […]
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Are You Telling It Like It Is, or Covering Something Up?

Next time you defend your blunt candor as something noble, consider what you might be covering up and what it’s costing you in terms of trust, authenticity and integrity. Is it just me, or have you seen a surge in the popularity of “telling it like it is?” Whether it’s a brash, in your face […]
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How to Lead Through Uncertainty

All leaders, regardless of sector, are facing unprecedented levels of disruption and uncertainty about the future reports HR Director Lucy Adams. In the following article, she shares her thoughts on how to lead through these difficult times. When running various organisational change sessions with leaders and managers one question would often come up – “when […]
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Did You Send Work Emails Over The Holidays?

Companies expend untold energy building culture-defining their values, revamping their office space, organising holiday parties and volunteer outings. And yet many leaders and managers don’t seem to realise that while company culture can be really hard to build, it’s incredibly easy to destroy. And you may unknowingly ruin it in just two steps.     […]
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Book Reviews: Uplifting Leadership

Uplifting Leadership - How Organizations, Teams, and Communities Raise Performance by Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle & Alma Harris. From Schools To Beer and Much More: Emotional and spiritual uplift, write authors Andy Hargreaves, Alan Boyle and Alma Harris in Uplifting Leadership, is at the heart of effective leadership. “It raises people’s hopes, stirs up their passions, and stimulates their […]
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