Survival of the Adapted

In the 1950s, a young man enrolled in a public speaking course “not to prevent my knees from knocking when public speaking, but to do public speaking while my knees are knocking.”   That young man was Warren Buffet, now one of the world’s richest men. The course was a Dale Carnegie (author of the multi-million bestseller … Read moreSurvival of the Adapted

Listening, versatility and a kinder leadership

With Christmas fast approaching and millions of people continuing to celebrate the birth of a religious leader more than two thousand years ago, my thoughts turn to what for me are the essential characteristics of a great leader in the 21st Century. Many people in the UK appreciated Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge, on … Read moreListening, versatility and a kinder leadership