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Breakfast Briefing: Providing leadership in times of uncertainty; Birmingham, October 2019

We recently held a breakfast briefing in Birmingham on the extremely topical subject of providing leadership in times of uncertainty and despite the usual problems with early mo… Read more
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Providing Leadership Through Change & Uncertainty – 17th October, Birmingham

Following our successful breakfast event in Edinburgh earlier in the year, we are delighted to be running a similar event in Birmingham on 17th October. Our thanks to Barclays who… Read more
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Resilience During Times of Change

In one of our recent articles, we looked at some of the outputs from discussions held at our breakfast event in Edinburgh looking at the challenges associated with turning busines… Read more
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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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How to Successfully Coach an Individual

Coaching is a simple concept but infinitely varied in how it can be applied. It combines simple exercises with profound insights into how an individual sees themselves in the worl… 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