What makes a great manager?

What makes a great manager?

Many organisations make the mistake of promoting people who have good technical skills into management positions – without considering the potential candidates’ management qualities, and what makes a good manager of a team. This is a surprising oversight....

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...

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...