There’s a line that you must not cross. And that line is what you stand for. It represents your values and your principles and even if there is some money to be made the other side of the line, consider crossing it at your peril. If you are wondering what I mean, think back to Read more »
Lots. During lunch with the CEO of a charity, I realized what a powerful lesson he could teach many business leaders. Charities rely on volunteers, fund raisers, external supporters and trustees. They need the good will of others to achieve their aims. In this particular charity there are 10 times as many volunteers as there Read more »
Yes, or at least make it x-rated viewing. That’s because its teaching a whole generation that good leadership means saying how ****ing brilliant I am. Series 6 of the Apprentice has just started and having given it a miss for a couple of seasons, I decided to tune in again. Here’s what some of the Read more »
I was listening to an interview with Tim Davie, Director of Audio and Music at the BBC. This tough interview probed the BBC’s u-turn on 6 Music, executive pay levels and the perceived lack of a credible and coherent strategy for radio.
I have noticed a quantum leap in my creativity since I stopped working as a management consultant and started my own business. I am curious about why that is. Creativity matters, and if I can get clearer on what ‘creates’ it for me, then just maybe it will create a new thought for you?
Great leadership matters. What’s more the talent within often has the potential to be great. However, there is often a ‘but’. If you are a smart, talented, high performing individual ‘but’…. you feel you are trapped, unable to grow or just not getting ahead… then leaderwithin can help you break through to move ahead Read more »
National treasure Vince Cable is looking decidedly uncomfortable these days. While the words are carefully chosen, I wonder whether his body is telling the world ‘I really don’t want to be here’ ?
I have been following post election events with fascination. The new coalition is proving remarkable to nearly everyone I talk to, irrespective of political allegiance.
Hairdressers are consistently scored as the happiest workers in the UK along with doctors, beauty therapists, plumbers and childcare workers despite (in many of these cases) modest financial rewards. This is according to the City and Guilds biannual survey of professions referenced in a recent article in the Observer magazine. Bankers, builders and call Read more »
James* had developed his career with a major multinational to executive level. However, following a disastrous move to another country and division within the company found himself, just short of his 40th birthday and signing to leave his employer. Leaving secure employment with a young family to look after is a stressful experience, whatever the Read more »