True leadership is about empowerment

Successful leadership in the 21st century is already about empowerment, not control. — The world’s largest taxi company owns and controls no vehicles. Instead it empowers drivers and customers to find each Continue Reading →

Screenwriting and Leadership: show not tell

The first rule of modern screenwriting is “Show not tell.” It used to be that a playwright who wanted to give an audience background information about a character they would set up a ‘table polishing’ Continue Reading →

Management versus Leadership

Management is about doing things right: efficiency and incremental improvement. Leadership is about doing the right things: choosing what matters, and what doesn’t. Both halves of The Churning provide tools and frameworks to enhance your Continue Reading →

Hillary Clinton supplementary: “A new uncharted era”

Following on this morning’s piece on deconstructing the building blocks of Hillary Clinton’s vision, a friend has forwarded this piece on the need for a debate on “how best to Continue Reading →

“Integration of looking both inward and outward is the most powerful formula we know for creating long-term, high-impact organizational change”

I’ve come across another management article that supports the need for The Churning. This one comes from the McKinsey Quarterly in March 2014. Its authors state: “After years [working in] … leadership and Continue Reading →