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Future Leaders
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01
Apr

24/05/19: WeAreFutureLeaders Conference | Accelerate Your Career

WeAreTheCity is hosting its third full day leadership conference for working women on 24 May 2019.  This full-day event offers practical upskilling and networking opportunities for the female talent pipeline to progress and to position themselves for future leadership roles across a multitude of industries. Over 300 females will gather at etc.venues, County Hall to...
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29
Jun

Be a disruptive leader | Step two: Leave your ego at the door

We’ve come to the second step of positive disruptive leadership – leave your ego at the door. We all have egos, and at times they positively spur us on, they keep us focused and going. But egos can also be detrimental to success. Egos can make us blind to new thoughts and ideas, if we...
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Leadership
18
Jun

Be a disruptive leader | Step One: Build your strategic ability

Last week we talked about the necessity of being a Disruptive Leader in order to be the leader the future needs, someone who can navigate, lead and collaborate through the choppy waters of constant change. This week, let’s look at the first of the five agile steps we outlined on HOW to be such a...
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Future Leaders
04
Jun

Be a Disruptive Leader! | Future Leaders

No, that’s not a typo – we mean that. People often think that to be disruptive is something negative, and it definitely can be, someone’s behaviours can be disruptive and unhelpful in a meeting for example. But that’s not what we’re talking about here. No, we would argue that it can also be very positive...
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04
May

The beauty of a flexible mind

Last weekend I had the privilege of being in Oxford, listening to various topics being debated by Year 10 students. What an amazing experience! What incredible flexibility of mind these teenagers were able to convey. I was so very impressed and indeed inspired. It was an International debating final with students from seven countries, all...
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29
Mar

Not just one bottom line but three!

Most people are familiar with the concept of the bottom line. It’s about financial viability. Decisions need to consider the impact on the bottom line; ie – is this action/product/service/investment etc going to add to the bottom line or subtract from it? This is of course of great importance to any organisation. It’s not viable...
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Teamwork- Future Leaders Blog
13
Feb

Great leaders build bridges | Future Leaders

”This is what I’m thinking” ”Yes, but this is what I’m thinking!” There will be times when you find yourself at opposite sides to someone else. You may have different ideas of how to solve an issue. Or you may observe other people that have opposite views. And that difference of opinion is of course...
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Attitude Future Leaders Blog
05
Dec

Leadership stripped bare | Future Leaders Blog

“But bosses can pretty much do what they want, that’s what’s so sad” These were the exact words said by a woman pacing up and down a deserted aisle in the supermarket one evening. She was on her mobile talking to what seemed to be a colleague, based on the contents of their conversation. I...
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