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THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING

Some of the most successful organisations I work with recruit solely on attitude or happiness they employ just positive people and inspire each other to greatness.

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A GREAT LEADER MOVES ON AT MANCHESTER UNITED

Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders in football who has endured beyond a few seasons. And his genius was his ability to regenerate the team. He regularly surprised people as he moved on through Eric Cantona, Paul Ince, Bryan Robson, David Beckham, Roy Keane, Jaap Stam, Christiano Ronaldo who were all at one […]

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GETTING THE BEST OUT OF YOUR PEOPLE

The Key question being how do I get my team to perform at a superb level for a sustained period? Financial inducements have always been seen as essential inducement but are they really?

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PRINCIPLES OF WINNING

Application of the principles alone does not guarantee success; however, failure to adhere to any of them will almost certainly guarantee failure…

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ALLOWING AID TO FUNCTION THROUGH EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

Let’s get cleverer at delivering aid by employing top leaders, empowering them to deliver and rewarding them when they do so innovatively and with an entrepreneurial flair. Let’s give them the tools to deliver aid far more effectively and close that leadership gap.

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LEADING A CHARITY

The intrinsic rewards of charitable work far outweigh the financial reward and yet the challenges of leading such organisations in the highly competitive charitable sector can lead to a stressful and lonely existence. Best practice needs to be shared more effectively and proven solutions to common issues need to be more available to all those involved in the leadership of these wonderful organisations who afford our society so much.

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PUTTING A VALUE ON VALUE

Napoleon once stated “There are no bad soldiers, only bad officers” and I believe he was absolutely right. Individual incidents and mistakes will always happen but when organisations go seriously wrong it’s because of the leadership culture that exists within the organisation. Invariably when an organisation is in trouble, things are going wrong in several areas. It’s rarely a one-off incident.

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LEADERS BEHAVING BADLY

Never more have society’s leaders needed that moral compass as the likelihood of being exposed for wrongdoing is so much greater.

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BANKING AND THE MORAL MAZE

The Banking industry is at a crossroad it is up to its leaders to rise to the considerable challenge of changing the culture and leading it into a new age.

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RESPECT AND POWER IS THE FAIR LEADER RETURNING?

One of the key requisites of a modern day leader is fairness. However as humans we all have our favourites and generally they look, behave and think like us!  All very well until you remember that diversity is a great asset to any modern team. So leaders how do we get the best out of […]

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