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Going off the rails

May 3, 2017By Esther Cameron

If you’re serious about being able to make a positive difference as an organisational leader, and you’re keen to take responsibility for your own behaviour, then you need to know what your de-railers are. What’s worrying is that in my…   Read more

Are we squandering Millennial Leadership?

May 1, 2017By Esther Cameron

In 2016 I spent three months interviewing Millennials aged 20-30 from across the UK about their work experiences, leadership potential and support needs. This report summarises my findings, and is a must-read for HR Professionals, Line Leaders and Millennials themselves….   Read more

Leadership skills for uncertain contexts

April 28, 2017By Esther Cameron

Today’s business climate is characterised by high levels of uncertainty, tough competition, limited resources and considerable pressure to perform. Traditional leadership skills don’t work particularly well in this context, and this means that many leaders are struggling in their efforts…   Read more

Messiness and leadership maturity

April 1, 2017By Esther Cameron

Not all work problems are complex as Snowden points out so elegantly in his seminal article about decision-making. However it’s clear from our recent client work that leaders at all levels are being asked to deal with ever-more complex and…   Read more

Are you a bit of a control freak?

March 27, 2017By Esther Cameron

Do you sometimes get a kick from bringing a forensic, critical eye to the work of your team?  Are you tempted to spend your energy pushing forward your preferred priorities and find yourself actively avoiding listening to the alternatives?  Do…   Read more