4 ways leaders build trust
Nov24

4 ways leaders build trust

There’s a lot of talk about trust – all around the world; in politics in particular, but also in business and society as a whole. We would argue that trust is quite a straightforward thing – without it we have nothing. We may be able to manage without trust for a while, but over time lack of trust erodes engagement and joy at work. And working in a hybrid set-up puts additional demands on trust – it needs intentional focus to...

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The power of reverse mentoring
Nov14

The power of reverse mentoring

It was recently the National Mentoring Day in the US and it is a good reminder of the power of mentoring. Many mentoring programmes fail though, despite the best of intentions and even well laid out plans. But it doesn’t have to be that way – and the answer spells ‘organic mentoring’. If you’re not familiar with the concept, then let us have a quick look at it. Organic Mentoring Organic mentoring is when mentoring happens naturally,...

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How to be a open-minded thinker
Nov01

How to be a open-minded thinker

A few years ago, we had the privilege of being in Oxford, listening to various topics being debated by a group of very verbal 16-year old students. What an amazing experience it was, what incredible flexibility of mind these teenagers were able to convey. We were so very impressed and indeed inspired. And it very effectively highlighted the importance and value of open-minded, flexible thinking to ignite creativity and achieve...

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What can we learn from the world of politics?
Oct25

What can we learn from the world of politics?

There has been political turbulence in many countries around the world in 2022, just like most other years. Here in the UK we have observed how the last two prime ministers have struggled to have the kind of impact they probably want. Boris Johnson has been found to not being as truthful and transparent as people expect of leaders, and it contributed greatly to his downfall. Liz Truss (together with her Chancellor of the Exchequer...

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The 20th edition of IMPACT is here
Oct24

The 20th edition of IMPACT is here

Welcome to the October/November issue of IMPACT! This time we focus on the value of a flexible mind, organic and reverse mentoring, leadership and trust, and what we can learn from the trials and tribulations of political leaders in recent history. And there’s a story about culture clashes and how they can be overcome. The IMPACT HACK this time is all focused on impact through inspiration. Enjoy the read here, thanks for...

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The Leader’s Guide to Impact in US media
Oct21

The Leader’s Guide to Impact in US media

It’s been great seeing our book getting so much attention in the US media the last few months! We wrote the book to support leaders at all levels make the most of their unique leadership and therefore maximise their impact with different stakeholders and for specific outcomes. If you haven’t checked it out, here are some of the outlets where you can get your copy: Amazon UK Amazon US Amazon India The Book Depository (free...

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