New book – The Leader’s Guide to Impact
Mar22

New book – The Leader’s Guide to Impact

Things move fast. Leaders need to create impact in each moment, to not lose that moment. Creating impact is a positive, powerful and authentic way to demonstrate you’re taking charge, get more from your team and drive business results. But to succeed, you need to create the impact you WANT and need rather than relying on what you HAVE. Mandy’s and Elisabet’s third book, The Leader’s Guide to Impact, will show leaders how...

Read More
Be a Disruptive Leader Step Five: Think ‘H2H’ – Human to Human
Mar01

Be a Disruptive Leader Step Five: Think ‘H2H’ – Human to Human

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog     We have come to the fifth and last agile step in our series about the Disruptive Leader. In the fourth and penultimate step, we talked about how to empower people by giving some stability to make it easier to act with agility. Following on from that, this last post in the series, ties it all together by drawing specific attention to the oh so important focus on people,...

Read More
Be a disruptive leader | Step Four: Give enough stability so that..
Feb20

Be a disruptive leader | Step Four: Give enough stability so that..

Be a disruptive leader | Step four: Give enough stability so that people can act with agility From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog     As we’ve discussed in the last few columns, being a positive disruptor is a must for successful leaders of the future. So, if you could benefit from developing some more “positive disruption”, then read on. This is the fourth of our five steps of how to be a positive disruptor...

Read More
Be a disruptive leader | Step Two: Leave your ego at the door
Jan30

Be a disruptive leader | Step Two: Leave your ego at the door

From WeAreTheCity’s Future Leader’s Blog We’ve come to the second step of positive disruptive leadership – leave your ego at the door. We all have egos, and at times they positively spur us on, they keep us focused and going. But egos can also be detrimental to success. Egos can make us blind to new thoughts and ideas, if we are fearful of “losing face” or appearing as if we don’t have all the answers. Egos can make us...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More