Hannah Fisher on Leadership

How many leaders have you met in your working life, who have both inspired you by their example, and made you feel valued? When I think about MY answer to this question, I realise that sadly, it’s a small number. It is an unfortunate fact that in this modern world in which we live, leadership […]

Ashton Marriott on Authentic Leadership

It’s all about the feeling… When you are with ‘a leader’, for me, it’s about the palpable energy in a room, a stimulant, that can spark something within you or fuel a fire that’s already lit. Authentic leaders are honest and live for what they believe in, their behaviour is driven by their values. It’s […]

Paul Hargreaves on Leadership

This week I thought I would return to a subject I have look at previously: leadership, and, more to the point, good leadership.  In a current very turbulent climate for business, there is a need, more than ever, for good leadership in business and politics.  I wonder how much authentic leadership is out there.  In […]

Jean-Claude Pierre on Heart in Business

One day, a Chinese sage was having a conversation with a king known for his barbarian behaviours. This king justified his behaviour saying that it was the way he was and it was actually why he was the king, someone who needs to show his authority by being tough. Then the sage asked him: if […]

Andrew Thornton on saying goodbye to 2017

It’s been quite a year that we are saying goodbye to. What with Trump and his tweets, and from where I sit in London, watching the shambles of Brexit unfold. I was amused by the view of Deutschlandfunk commentator Peter Kapern, who described Brexit as, “the biggest political nonsense since the Roman emperor Caligula made […]

Andrew Thornton on Heart and Servant Leadership

I have the honour of speaking at the Servant Leadership conference in London next week. For me, Heart in Business and Servant Leadership come from the same source. The Servant Leadership principle is simple – that as leaders, we need to serve – serve the people who work for us, serve our communities, serve the […]