Archive for June, 2015

Mixing my leadership metaphors

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June 19th, 2015

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There is no shortage of competency frameworks and theory that seek to describe what effective leadership is all about. Indeed the Centre for Leadership Studies at University of Exeter published a review in 2003 of 24 competency frameworks across the public and private sectors and seven schools of leadership theory and still found them wanting. […]

Why people get it wrong when it comes to digital leadership

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June 8th, 2015

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One of the things I find interesting, and, if I am honest, bugs me, is the amount of rhetoric, hyperbole and polemic that the interweb teems with when it come to the word ‘digital’. Now, I like to deploy a good turn of phrase myself from time to time, so what is it that narks […]

Where’s the wisdom gone?

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June 1st, 2015

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On seeing Mona Siddiqui speak recently, I was moved by her distinction between cleverness and wisdom. Society rewards quick and clever much more than wisdom, but where does all this rushing around actually get us? Today most of us find it hard to linger even briefly in the ambiguity and uncertainty of organisational life and […]