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Justin Welby: how a leader deals with news that would devastate most people

The Archbishop of Canterbury discovers his private life conceals a secret that most people would find difficult or even impossible to deal with.  His reaction is admirable… 649 more words

"Do As I Say, Not As I Do": The Need for Authentic Leadership

I can’t think of a more hypocritical axiom than a preacher claiming you should “do as I say and not as I do”. Although it’s often used in jest it is, nonetheless, a good springboard for my personal leadership challenge… 638 more words

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Controlling Leadership

One of the biggest leadership myths around is the myth about leadership control. If you buy into the control myth then you likely believe that once you have a position of leadership you will also have substantially more control over people, things, and circumstances than you did before. 425 more words


How to Pick a Presidential Candidate

I’ve resisted writing about the debacle that is ongoing in the United States. The debacle known as the Presidential Election of 2016.

Rather then comment on the remaining candidates individually I thought I’d share with you some of the requirements for Authentic Leadership. 515 more words


Where has the leaders gone?

Recently, a spate of student unrest hit our universities. Most of the universities affected are institutions of stature and serious academic teaching and learning. In fact, the country is depending on the young men and women turned out at these institutions to graduate and take up their places in building the economy and the society through their knowledge application and entrepreneurial aspirations. 147 more words

Reading for Your Leading | Week of March 7

This week I have two great articles on effectively working through conflict as a leader and a third about how leadership is not so much about getting things done as it is about transforming lives. 30 more words