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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A team bound by an invisible bond
Oct19

A team bound by an invisible bond

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog   When you find yourself working in a team where you feel excited, when you are challenged and energised by being part of that team, that is not a chance thing.   It’s like there is an incredible connection and bond between team members and things just work effortlessly and at times you may not even need to talk to get things done. And that bond shows in people’s behaviours and level...

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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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