What makes a great manager?

What makes a great manager?

A bad manager is the number one reason people leave their job, and a replacing a member of staff costs £30,000 per person. It’s more important than ever to consider what makes a good leader and improve your management skills.

The Future of Leadership: Humanity and Compassion

The June 2013 issue of Management Today includes, in a debate about “The Changing Face of the Leader” a paragraph that I believe holds tremendous insight: “Recently, I talked to young people from Indonesia, Brazil and China. I asked them what they expected from the leader of the future and their answers amazed me. The […]

Are you a good gardener?

Last Friday I gave a talk at London Business School to help launch their report on Employee Centered Management with HCL (a hugely inspirational Indian IT company). More on that to come. But I was really taken by a blog by Zoe Bunter, in response to what I said about the focus of management being […]