Be a disruptive leader | Step One: Build your strategic ability
Jan15

Be a disruptive leader | Step One: Build your strategic ability

Last week we talked about the necessity of being a Disruptive Leader in order to be the leader the future needs, someone who can navigate, lead and collaborate through the choppy waters of constant change. This week, let’s look at the first of the five agile steps we outlined on HOW to be such a leader – Build your strategic ability. Are you strategic? Are you strategic enough? Many leaders we meet, unless quite senior, are focused on...

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Be a Disruptive Leader!
Jan02

Be a Disruptive Leader!

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog No, that’s not a typo – we mean that. People often think that to be disruptive is something negative, and it definitely can be, someone’s behaviours can be disruptive and unhelpful in a meeting for example. But that’s not what we’re talking about here. No, we would argue that it can also be very positive to be disruptive. And over the next 6 weeks, we will take you on a journey to...

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The beauty of a flexible mind
Oct30

The beauty of a flexible mind

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog   Last weekend I had the privilege of being in Oxford, listening to various topics being debated by Year 10 students. What an amazing experience! What incredible flexibility of mind these teenagers were able to convey. I was so very impressed and indeed inspired. It was an International debating final with students from seven countries, all debating using the British Parliamentary debating...

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Are you letting yourself be coached?
Oct26

Are you letting yourself be coached?

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog   There is no such thing as status quo – at least not for any longer periods of time. No, the truth is that the world sure isn’t standing still – neither should we. We live in a changing world and we need to continuously learn and re-learn. What we knew yesterday may no longer be relevant or correct. What we once accepted as truths may since have been disproved. We of course need to be...

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Not just one bottom line but three!
Oct23

Not just one bottom line but three!

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog Most people are familiar with the concept of the bottom line. It’s about financial viability. Decisions need to consider the impact on the bottom line; ie – is this action/product/service/investment etc going to add to the bottom line or subtract from it? This is of course of great importance to any organisation. It’s not viable to do things that are not going to pay back in some way. So far,...

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