February 4, 2019

This is one of those articles where I could be shooting myself in the foot, as it seems to be attacking the very media I am using to broadcast a viewpoint. However I have to be honest and say that one of my pet dislikes is that little button, obligatory on all social m...

January 10, 2019

As we face a new year we have every reason to be cheerful and hopeful about leadership.

It is easy to stand on the sidelines and criticise our leaders; there are and will always be issues and conflicts within national and world leadership, in organisations where leaders...

December 16, 2018

It started as a silly argument about whether leaders are accountable for something or to someone. I was brought up believing that we are responsible for…. and accountable to ……..I didn’t convince the other party. However I still think I am right.

This got me thinking ab...

November 6, 2018

Is it a good thing that leaders carry out over 60% of their activities every day without thinking about them?

It is a fact of life that our brains automatically downgrade our conscious thoughts and actions to subconscious or unconscious thoughts and actions as soon as i...

August 13, 2018

When did you last play in your organisation ?  

How often do you leave a meeting room uninspired with the solutions presented? 

Do you need a more positive and energised workforce ?

Organisations are unsure of the concept of ‘play’, as play and work seem to be at opposite...

June 4, 2018

You walk along the a busy street avoiding dream walkers with eyes glued to their mobile phones. You work out in an empty, quiet gym and someone wanders in and turns the music channel on full blast with out even a “Do you mind ……?” Your delicate conversation with your b...

Three Heads are Better than One: The future role of the CEO by Dr Anton Baumohl FRSA, SHEA

Merely stating the importance of ‘heads’, whether one, three or one hundred, is clearly stating the obvious. On our bodies they represent the home of that unfathomable organ, the...

December 11, 2017

Does it really matter that people use the words ‘leadership’ and ‘management’ interchangeably? Aren’t they basically the same anyway?

The fact that management has become less fashionable and leadership is in the ascendancy can explain the dual uses of both words. Leader...

November 30, 2017

Leadership in this country is in turmoil. Taking our leadership seriously involves keeping an eye on the impact our leadership is having.....

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