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Turning Business Intention Into Reality

At our recent breakfast event in Edinburgh, one of the topics covered was the challenges associated with turning business intent into reality. During the event, it was highlight… Read more
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Leadership – Maintaining Integrity

A key element of how we see leaders and how we select leadership candidates is their integrity. But what does this mean? Integrity can be defined in two ways: as being honest and havi… Read more
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Leadership – The Three Cs

The British Army has been providing courses on leadership development at Sandhurst since 1812 when it was recognised that leading men into battle required more than just an arist… Read more
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Leadership – Developing Self-Awareness

Leadership can be simply defined as “motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal.” What this means in practice and what it takes to be a “good” leade… Read more
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Leadership – Optimistic Paranoia

Some years ago, I heard a radio interview with the chairman of a large technology company.  He was asked what key traits he looked for in his board. He summarised his answer as “op… Read more
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Leadership – Asking the Right Questions

“Management is about answers. Leadership is about questions.” There have been many acres of newsprint dedicated to defining the difference between management and leaders… Read more