I was running a Leadership workshop a couple of weeks ago with a bunch of Innovation leaders in a European Telecoms company. We were working in their Innovation Centre, a closely guarded environment in the bowels of the building. 908 more words
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When I was a shiny faced graduate trainee learning the craft of management skills in the Distribution division (what they now call Logistics, I believe) of a large brewery, they decided that I needed to get my HGV Class 1 driving licence. 625 more words
There are people on the planet who believe that when they are presenting they are required to answer any question they may be asked. Believing that they, and only they, must answer any question thrown at them, they then do two things, neither of which is very sensible. 650 more words
“A crucial difference between managers and leaders lies in the conceptions they hold, deep in their pysches, of chaos and order.
Leaders tolerate chaos and lack of structure and are thus prepared to keep answers in suspense, avoiding premature closure on important issues. 569 more words
I have just bought a new car. 50,000 miles sooner than I expected to, but that’s another story.
As we know, car dealerships are a wonderful place for… 854 more words