Lessons on leadership from British politics

Sleepwalking towards a chaotic Brexit

“The UK is in a spectacular mess,” writes Martin Wolf in the Financial Times today. Why? Because “David Cameron launched an unnecessary referendum on EU membership” in order to pacify Continue Reading →

Learning from America’s greatest president

Abraham Lincoln

This Sunday, 12th February, is the 208th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. In the 150 years since his death there has not been a single US President better than Lincoln. A survey in Continue Reading →

Manifesting ourselves in the world

An inspiring story here from the South Side of Chicago, about a man who has bought a disused bank and turned it into “a stunning cultural centre.” In doing so he has partly Continue Reading →

Why we need to update leadership, and how to do so

First World War leadership

Yesterday Umair Haque used the examples of Volkswagen and the pope to discuss leadership. Ranked one of the top 50 management thinkers in the world he bluntly titled his commentary, “Why Everything You Continue Reading →

How Abraham Lincoln dealt with Churning

Abraham Lincoln

In the 150 years since his death there has not been a single US President better than Abraham Lincoln. A survey in February 2015 still ranked him top. This is a man who led the Continue Reading →

Seven practical benefits of being a purpose driven leader

surfer

Yesterday’s post showed how being clear on purpose and values enables you to focus on achieving what matters most, even the most extreme churning. Today we list the seven very practical benefits that taking the Continue Reading →