Becoming a new leader – the first 100 days (written pre-covid but still relevant!)

May 3, 2020re Reading Time: 3 minutes

Telling leaders how to manage their first hundred days has become an industry.  It’s an industry fuelled by investors and... View Article

Six things you need to do to create a mature management team

October 15, 2019re Reading Time: 2 minutes

There’s a quote from Sir Francis Drake that rings very true for organisational life today “There must be a beginning of any great... View Article

How to become a great leader

June 1, 2016re Reading Time: 4 minutes

I loved an observation by Manfred Kets de Vries, Professor of Leadership Development at INSEAD who said:  “When we talk... View Article

The five characteristics of a great leader

May 26, 2016re Reading Time: 4 minutes

In my last blog I asked whether in the new circumstances of the Fourth Industrial Revolution we still needed leaders... View Article

The old model of leadership is dead – but the new is not what you think

May 19, 2016re Reading Time: 4 minutes

I spoke last week at the IACCM conference in Rome about leadership and what skills would be necessary for leadership... View Article

As part of a technology university, Bradford School of Management can be a global leader

May 3, 2016re Reading Time: < 1 minute

I was delighted when I heard that Bradford has become a technology university. As the world’s leaders are struggling to... View Article

Looking up information has never been simpler – so why is it so difficult?

April 22, 2016re Reading Time: 3 minutes

For the first time since the Great Library at Alexandria burnt down, all human knowledge is now available in one... View Article

Can our legal system cope with the next drone?

April 15, 2016re Reading Time: 3 minutes

I am giving a talk at a compliance conference next month and looking at whether our legal system can cope... View Article

We’re predicting job losses – now it’s my turn

March 29, 2016re Reading Time: 3 minutes

Have you ever had that moment when suddenly the things that you write, talk and worry about are happening to... View Article

The 21st century business school

March 18, 2016re Reading Time: 2 minutes

Recently I wrote a short article in the Financial Times which said that Business Schools needed to change radically if... View Article