Inquiry as a Tool for Leaders

Inquiry should form the basis for leadership decision-making and action, because without productive inquiry you cannot be certain what needs to be done.  Here’s a bit I wrote for an assignment while studying Leadership, Influencing and Change with the Open University. Continue reading Inquiry as a Tool for Leaders

Tending Leaders – Looking after our own leaders

The Kings of War (KOW) blog asked an interesting question a week or so ago. How good are we at tending leaders? Leadership is Lonely While the KOW blog has a military perspective the original thought came from a police Continue reading Tending Leaders – Looking after our own leaders

E.Q. Librium by Yvette Bethel [Book Review]

Book Cover for E.Q. Librium by Yvette Bethel

E.Q. Librium Unleash the Power of Your Emotional Intelligence: A Proven Path to Career Success by Yvette Bethel My rating: 4 of 5 stars E.Q. Librium E.Q. Librium is a very useful reference work aimed at helping people understand their Continue reading E.Q. Librium by Yvette Bethel [Book Review]

Lessons in Leadership from Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss who shared lessons in leadership

I was lucky enough to hear Andrew Strauss speak about the lessons in leadership he has learnt as a cricket captain and then as Director of Cricket England. Andrew Strauss has led the England cricket team to win the ashes three Continue reading Lessons in Leadership from Andrew Strauss

Leadership Values – How do they develop?

leadership values

I’m currently in the midst of the HR component of my current Open University module (B203). It got me thinking about my leadership values and how they developed from my experiences as a leader. Young Leader My introduction to leadership came at Continue reading Leadership Values – How do they develop?