A meditation on leadership

A meditation on leadership

“What is true leadership?” is a question I have struggled with for many years. And, the more that I reflected on it, the more difficult it seemed to put my finger on what it actually is.I have always known what true leadership is not. How fake ideas of leadership...
Everyone is a person

Everyone is a person

The pressures of modern work life can sometimes cause you to reduce people to numbers. To reduce your customers, colleagues and stakeholders to faceless entities. You may forget that actually everyone is a person. Anonymity The pressure to get financial results can...
There will always be naysayers

There will always be naysayers

We like to predict the future based on what we already know and what we have experienced. This means that there will always be naysayers to challenge anything that is new and unknown. Indeed in some cases, often in the short-term, history may be the best predictor of...
The Leadership Hoax

The Leadership Hoax

The aspiration to be a so called leader has always seemed a peculiar idea to me. Even as a child I wondered, “so, what does leadership mean — if some people are leaders are others followers then?”. There is a danger that the idea of leadership, at least...