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The best person for the job

In a world where we have such amazing technology and innovative working practices, why do we still persist in carrying out interviews in this old-fashioned way. Continue reading

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More than words

Effective crisis communication does not come from a series of carefully staged photographs or promotional materials. Continue reading

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Do as I say

How can employees see these things as important if those leading organisations refused to do them? It is the eternal problem of leaders saying ‘do as I say not as I do’. Continue reading

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A crisis of confidence

It is something that we have talked about within the industry for some years but are we now facing a crisis of confidence? Continue reading

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Tough at the top

One thing has become a clear factor of how effective tackling Covid-19 has been around the world – leadership. It is clear that where there is strong, considered, decisive and empathetic leadershipd the outcome has been better. For many years … Continue reading

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Leadership during a crisis

In just seven days we have seen schools close, businesses shut their doors, employees working from home and restrictions on going outside our front door. It is hard to comprehend the enormity of the changes that are taking place to … Continue reading

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In a personal capacity

I was taken today by the phrase used in a statement about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s attendance at an event. The question is as the head of any organisation can you do anything in ‘a personal capacity’ or as leader … Continue reading

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More than the JD

You could go to work, do your hours, and make sure that you are doing what is set out in the job description. It will mean things are getting done but where does leadership come into the discussion. If we … Continue reading

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Leadership means keep learning

Leadership is a much overused and a little understood word. In these times of financial challenges and reductions in staff we are often hearing that we need to develop new and more effective styles of leadership, or we are told … Continue reading

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Five qualities of a digital leader

I was following a couple of conferences today through the Twitter hashtags. Both were discussing the role, benefits and issues related to social media. Among the subjects and questions was an interesting one that got me thinking. It was whether … Continue reading

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