The future is bright
Oct16

The future is bright

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog   Are you a realistic optimist? Do you assume things will go well? Do you dare take sensible risk, believing in yourself whilst doing so? Do you keep being optimistic even when things go wrong and you have to try a new way out? Do you see plenty of opportunities around you? And do you at the same time stop and think about the practicalities of it all? How long it will take? If you have the...

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Great leaders build bridges
Oct12

Great leaders build bridges

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog This is what I’m thinking” ”Yes, but this is what I’m thinking!” There will be times when you find yourself at opposite sides to someone else. You may have different ideas of how to solve an issue. Or you may observe other people that have opposite views. And that difference of opinion is of course not necessarily an issue, in fact it can be a very good thing that people have different...

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Help, what should we do in the ’Leadership Void’?
Oct09

Help, what should we do in the ’Leadership Void’?

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog When a leader unexpectantly resigns or is asked to leave a ’leadership void’ is created. And this often leads to a sense of uncertainty and concern, sometimes even fear, as well as a potential drain on knowledge and experience, which an organisation needs. In the leadership void, unless someone takes charge providing some much needed certainty and reassurance, dissidence and discontent can...

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Kick-start 2018 for team success!
Oct05

Kick-start 2018 for team success!

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog Welcome back to a new work year! As a leader you probably have all sorts of things occupying your head and your time regarding the year that’s just started; goal setting, planning, development talks, recruitment needs, budget and more. And as much as some of this is your responsibility, the reality is that most of the work will be done by your team members, right? As a leader your job is to...

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What we can all learn from the ”handshake teacher”

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog   Have you heard of him, the ”handshake teacher”? He is the teacher who greets every child in a special way, with a handshake/greeting pattern of their own choice, each day when they come to school. This may sound simple, but more importantly – this is brilliant leadership. What he does is that he makes his students feel special; he makes them feel seen and important. And wouldn’t you agree...

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