You will never reach your destination if…

Winston Churchill famously said: “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” A time of change brings many barking dogs. If Continue Reading →

Three activities for creating results and inspiration

The first step to leading ourselves and others better through a time of change is to know more clearly what matters most to us. Inner Leadership recommends three ways of achieving this: creativity, Continue Reading →

Clarifying your professional passions (Harvard Business Review)

Two ways to clarify your professional passions

This recent post by Robert Steven Kaplan, Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School, suggests two sets of tools for clarifying your passions: — One is Continue Reading →

“Resilience, the new must-have executive skill” (Harvard)

To build resilience ask two questions

The Harvard Business Review this month has an article on building emotional resilience. “In an era where business keeps moving faster,” the article says, “it is no small wonder that resilience has Continue Reading →

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 →

Decision making in times of uncertainty (Stanford)

Two arrows

A newly published Insight from Stanford Business School tells us something we probably already know: high levels of uncertainty make us less likely to take risks. Researchers found that when Continue Reading →