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Changing People's Lives

Suzie de Rohan Willner | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Style
Suzie de Rohan Willner

It's a daunting experience returning to work as a young mum in a foreign country. I taught myself to use a computer by working through a user manual and found a job as a receptionist for an American brand near to where we were living in France.

How Businesses Can Demonstrate Responsible And Responsive Leadership In Africa

Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho

It was my pleasure to attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, which examined the seismic political, economic and social development...

Fear, Stress And The Lure Of The Strong Man: The Face Of Leadership In The 21st Century

John Amaechi | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK
John Amaechi

I won't be watching the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, not out of disdain or disrespect, but because I've spent enough time looking at this Strong Man and understanding how he gained power, and now it's time to look at what role I can play to make sure the next leaders whose rise I can influence is not of his ilk.

Leaders, Who Needs 'em?

David J. M. Swallow | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK
David J. M. Swallow

With the American Presidential Inauguration Day now upon us, here are 6 reasons why we don't need 'em.

Why 2017 Is The Time For Responsible Leadership

Marco Comastri | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK
Marco Comastri

Ultimately, all of us need to make the right choices to ensure we use technology to develop skills in a way that helps everyone to succeed. This needs to be our response to the challenges posed by technology and globalisation - and it's everyone's responsibility.

The Power And Passion Of Girls Must Prevail

Anita Tiessen | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Politics
Anita Tiessen

This year, we've put girls firmly in the spotlight. We've encouraged them to speak out on a global stage, share their stories with the world and be the change they want to see.

Diversity In The Arts: Why Numbers Count

Tonya Nelson | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK
Tonya Nelson

The fact that the only candidate rejected for the Channel 4 board was a black woman (the other four candidates were white men) has sparked outrage acr...

Authentic Leadership For The Post-Trump Post-Brexit Age

Robert Hutchinson | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Politics
Robert Hutchinson

A shift from celebrity leadership to servant leadership will position politics and organisations to face into the future not into the past; to tackle the known and as yet unknown challenges that lie ahead in the 21st Century.

Leaders Make Greater Impact When They Are Values Led And Behave Accordingly

John Tizard | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Politics
John Tizard

A few weeks ago when writing a review of Ed Mayo's excellent book - Values - how to bring values to life in your business" on this Huffington Post sit...

What It Takes To Become An Inspiring Author

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK
Ehsan Khodarahmi

Having read a book called Freedom after the sharks by Geoff Hudson-Searle, I became curious to find out about the author of the book and to learn what...

Seven Ways To Develop Leadership Qualities In Your Students

Mary Walton | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Mary Walton

A leader is someone who can bring a group of people together and help them achieve a shared vision. If you can embody these values to your students, you'll have no problem in developing future leaders.

'You've Got A Great Attitude, But You Haven't Got Enough Experience' - Are These The Leaders Of Yesterday?

Azhar Kholwadia | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Azhar Kholwadia

"You're a bit too young." "You've got a great attitude, but you haven't got enough experience". Phrases that I'm sure most of us can relate to, havi...

Forming Friendships And Breaking Stereotypes At The Interfaith Summit

Hashim Bhatti | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Hashim Bhatti

Living well with your neighbours is like riding a bike, the most difficult part is making a start, after that the momentum does the hard work for you. I can tell you that although I have paraphrased a German ambassador, this has been true for me and my friends.

Business Needs To Learn To Work With Learning Disabilities

Donna Miller | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK
Donna Miller

It's estimated that around one and a half million people in the UK have a learning disability. Schools and universities are increasingly aware of the...

I'm Still With Her

Danielle Wood | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Politics
Danielle Wood

Hillary Rodham Clinton's concession speech was everything that diplomacy should be - I should stop typing, turn off my computer and sulk somewhere else because if she can pull herself together, slap on mascara and tell America, and the world, to keep an open mind then I have no place to be playing a violin.

Losing The Presidency: The Role Of Gender Politics In Hillary Clinton's Downfall

Dr Valerie Stead | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Valerie Stead

In spite of Trump's lack of political experience, by virtue of being a woman Clinton's positioning as a presidential candidate was much more precarious. Gender is a fundamental organising element and this has been starkly illuminated in this presidential election.

Why We Need More Man Hugs In The Office

Moyra Mackie | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Moyra Mackie

What is it with men and hugs? The other week after an episode of The Apprentice, Twitter lit up with clips and comments on the "man-hug that never was" between the latest victim of the boardroom, Oliver, and one of his team mates, Paul.

Present Leadership Is Modern Leadership For A V.U.C.A World!

Paul Adam Mudd | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK
Paul Adam Mudd

The Leadership Multiverse I spend a lot of my time in the UK working with leaders drawn from across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors an...

Three Reasons Why Leaders Need To Unite To Change The World

Adam Bradford | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK
Adam Bradford

I recently had the incredible pleasure of attending the One Young World summit in Ottawa, Canada and joined a delegation of 1300 inspirational young l...

Leadership Lessons To Be Learnt From Legendary Captains of The Game

Ross Ayling | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Sport
Ross Ayling

So... Rooney in or Rooney out? England's performances have never failed to divide the nation and the debate of Rooney's inclusion in the England team ...

Extrapreneurship Is The Future Of Entrepreneurship

Professor Maurits van Rooijen | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK
Professor Maurits van Rooijen

There are only a limited number of colleges in the world that have embraced this educational challenge, yet this is likely to be the biggest requirement for our prosperity. Even more importantly, being able to develop entrepreneurialism at an early stage of life might very well be one of the most useful contributions that colleges can make to the future of their graduates

May's Good Government

Adrian Brown | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Politics
Adrian Brown

Theresa May's speech at the Tory Party Conference espousing "the good that government can do" has been interpreted as a political land-grab reposition...

Are Female Leaders Judged Differently?

Allyson Zimmermann | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Politics
Allyson Zimmermann

Do we pore over male leaders with this same forensic examination? Or are female leaders judged differently due to a combination of conscious and unconscious bias? I think you can already surmise the answer.

Successful Change Requires Bold Leaders Stepping Outside Their Comfort Zone

John Tizard | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Politics
John Tizard

The contemporary cliché that the "one constant is change and will be change" is tired and overused but nevertheless true.

Catching The Coaching Habit

Colin Hunter | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK
Colin Hunter

It's time for a change, time is of the essence, time is money. We're all obsessed with time. Whether we don't have enough of it, or we don't know how to best spend it, in work and in life, we often waste a lot of it. Our business lives are particularly clogged, but a leading mind in business coaching, Michael Bungay Stanier, has the solution. His solution streamlines working hours into uber productive pockets of time that in turn bring greater results and impact.