Two Minutes on Trust: Listen to Dr John Blakey and Fiona Furman, Communications Manager at NAHL Group plc, discussing Habit No.9 in ‘The Nine Habits of Trust – Choosing to Be Kind’.
- Thank you to Mark Roberts, Financial Controller, Bush & Co for this guest blog from someone who is ‘walking the talk’ with the Nine Habits of Trust following attendance at a recent Trusted Executive workshop:-There remains the persistent belief that those individuals who have successfully climbed the corporate ladder somehow ...Read more ›
In 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, creating a global fully integrated professional services and project management company with over 50,000 employees and annual revenues of approximately £7 billion. After several years as the CEO of Atkins’ Energy business, Martin is now EVP of Engineering & Consulting, in SNC-Lavalin’s Oil and Gas business.Read more ›
Forget losing a world cup semi-final. Remember the emergence of a new leadership role model in Gareth Southgate. Forget the beautiful game. Remember the beautiful man. Remember Brand Gareth. For in these times when we desperately need leadership that relies upon the power of trust, rather than leadership that trusts in power, who should step forward but….. a leader who relies upon the power of trust! Let us examine Brand Gareth against the nine habits of trust.Read more ›
In the film ‘Steve Jobs’, there is a tense stand-off between Apple co-founders, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The scene is prior to an Apple product launch and Wozniak is berating Jobs in the middle of a theatre rehearsal. Frustrated by Jobs’ stubborn and arrogant nature, he throws his hands in the air, turns and walks up the aisle to the exit. Then he pauses, spins on his heels and shouts out, ‘You can be decent and gifted at the same time, Steve. It’s not binary’.
But, can you?Read more ›
Some weeks ago there was a lively debate on the Harvard Business Review LinkedIn group as to whether people felt kindness was an important attribute of leadership. The debate drew some varied reactions, including the following comments:-Read more ›
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