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Leading businesses in a turbulent new reality… and towards a more meaningful “bottom-line”?

"A huge amount has been written about leadership but at essence leaders lead change -no matter where they reside in the organisation's hierarchy or whether they are outside a formal structure altogether."... (Einzig, Hetty, 2017. p. 3) This is one of the introductory statements that Einzig uses to start her book “The future of coaching”. … Continue reading Leading businesses in a turbulent new reality… and towards a more meaningful “bottom-line”?

​The discussion about how to enhance corporate governance continues.

The BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning discussed, again, the importance of having women and minorities in the board of directors for businesses.  They also considered why a chair of a board of directors should be independent from the executive.  It appears obvious in all cases that we want to see capable people as … Continue reading ​The discussion about how to enhance corporate governance continues.

A journey through Cancer. Victoria Derbyshire (BBC)

Yesterday evening I attended The Other Palace theatre for a very interesting presentation made by Ms Victoria Derbyshire about her journey through cancer. The presentation was funny, engaging, respectful, and very human. She talked about her diary, which she keeps since she was a young girl, and how this diary became a crucial ally in her … Continue reading A journey through Cancer. Victoria Derbyshire (BBC)

Empowering female executive leaders

Leader executives can also be affected by critical events in their personal lives. The issue is how organisations can actively and consistently support all their executives and employees. Last week I commented on the great Desert Island Discs’ interview to Jayne-Anne Gadhia. A second very important programme has been, in my view, the interview to … Continue reading Empowering female executive leaders

Capable women in leading positions… all organisations need more!

The BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs programme had two remarkable women interviewed recently. I will dedicate this space to comment on the first one, by Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive of Virgin Money (www.bbc.co.uk Desert Island Discs, 23/07/17). Mrs Gadhia is open and clear about many interesting points that all organisations, and particularly the financial sector … Continue reading Capable women in leading positions… all organisations need more!