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Overcoming the Leader Wall

Watching the Olympics, I’m reminded of the fact I should go out and do more exercise.  At the moment I resemble the couch potato character ‘Denis’ played by Simon Pegg, in the movie ‘Run Fatboy Run’. 151 more words

Martin Murphy

Leadership versus Management

The most important time we can spend is in developing the capacity of others

At a recent leadership institute where I co-facilitated, there was considerable discussion about the challenges of balancing operational or administrative responsibilities together with the inspirational, transformative and exciting work that is deeply satisfying and of the greatest organizational value. 400 more words

Post-secondary Education

Leadership Lessons from Pat Summitt

“She could have coached any team, any sport, men’s or women’s. It wouldn’t have mattered, because Pat could flat-out coach. I will miss her dearly, and I am honored to call her my friend.” – Peyton Manning… 548 more words


Inspirational Leadership

What makes a leader truly inspirational?  Here are some pointers that you could use next time when you are saddled with the responsibility of becoming a group leader. 506 more words

Inspirational Leadership

Six Ways to Rise Above Your Critics

To escape criticism- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard

A story is told of Winston Churchill and his extraordinary integrity in the face of opposition. 607 more words


The SAS and the Power of Community

This weekend I and other members of the Special Air Service (SAS) association met up for lunch to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Special Air Service. 24 more words

Martin Murphy