Tag Archives: Leadership

Ego – The great leadership disability


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Primark, Dhaka (Bangladesh) disaster and leadership


At the time of writing, the tragic events in Dhaka Bangladesh following the collapse of factory buildings, have caused the deaths of 920 people. It is reported that bodies continue to be found and that the final death toll may … Continue reading

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Leadership dysfunction and your organisation


By Mike Myers published in Forbes……very good article        full article Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders?  The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent it’s often not even recognized as problematic. Many corporations just desire … Continue reading

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Whats for dinner?


In the UK, the scandal of contaminated horse meat being fraudulently introduced into beef burgers seems to grow by the day. Right now, extensive testing of processed meat products is being carried out on a full range of other processed … Continue reading

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Leadership Hubris – an acquired personality disorder.


Definition:  Extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality, disregard for others and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities. In the UK, we have recently witnessed the proceedings of the Leveson enquiry, which … Continue reading

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Operate a civil environment for creativity, innovation and productivity


In the UK, Tony Blair in 2004 asserted that lack of respect was one of the top problems facing the UK for the next decade across all walks of life. New research by Christine Porath (Georgetown University) and Amir Erez … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Coaching (dependency and regulation)


I have a colleague who has employed a business coach for some years. He had a small business and found the services of the coach invaluable. He says that his coach enables him to think about problems in a different … Continue reading

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