Leading From The Front

King George II at the Battle of Dettingen, with the Duke of Cumberland and Robert, 4th Earl of Holderness, 27 June 1743

Plato wrote of cardinal virtues and their importance in the character of a good city. It is tempting to pickup this theme in regards to leadership.

‘I’ and ‘Me’

In ‘No one is to blame for misbehaviour’, I made reference to George Herbert Mead’s ‘I’ and ‘Me.’ But what did he mean by them and what are their implications for the practice of management?

Leadership: A Human Encounter

In the postmodern age, we are surrounded by more heroes than in a Homeric epic, with football players, life guards and even movie stars being thrown into the mix.

Climate Change, Political Stagnation

Average global temperatures from 2010 to 2019 compared to a baseline average from 1951 to 1978, according to NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies

The satirical ‘Yes Prime Minister’ quipped about international organizations: Hacker: But surely we’re all committed to the European ideal?Sir Humphrey: [chuckles] Really, Minister.Hacker: If not, why are we pushing for an increase in the membership?Sir Humphrey: Well, for the same reason. It’s just like the United Nations, in fact; the more members it has, the… Continue reading Climate Change, Political Stagnation