Category Archives: Leadership

Leadership Styles

What kind of leader do I want to be? Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln Introduction Cleverer people than me have spent their entire working lives … Continue reading

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Compromise

What do we mean when we talk about compromise?  I get the feeling it can be rather a negative idea. The OED definition is: To settle a dispute by mutual concession; or to bring under suspicion or into danger by … Continue reading

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Surviving the ‘RE-organisation’

I’ve been thinking some more about redundancy, and its impact, not on the people who leave an organisation, but on those left behind. In the days when I worked for big organisations, there would be a reorganisation about every three … Continue reading

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Why Lead? NLP for leaders: Metaprogrammes 1

First in a series of blogs based on the manual for the leadership course Why Lead? developed with Steve Boyden for Revolution-Evolution To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don’t … Continue reading

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The wind of change

There is a curse attributed to the Chinese, which is translated two ways: May you never be bored and May you live in interesting times.  The implication is that change brings depths of distress you would only wish on your … Continue reading

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