Leadeship Lessons

Five lessons on leadership from Rio’s Sam Walsh

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh was thrust into the top job as the fix-it man, and pressing the reset button on Rio led to his own “leadership metamorphosis”. This is what he’s learned. Source: Five lessons on leadership from Rio’s Sam Walsh Speed is critical, make tough calls early Evolutionary v Revolutionary Cash does […]

Looking after your team – Leadership lessons from the Tour de France win

It was great to see Chris Froome win the Tour de France again this weekend and in an article on the BBC Sport website, Matt Slater ponders Why Team Sky are so successful. Of course, given the recent scandals associated with top cyclists, some believe doping may be the answer.  Let’s hope that isn’t the case!  The […]

23 Battle-Tested Leadership Quotes that Can Transform Your Life | Inc.com

These generals knew a lot about leading people. Here are some of the lessons they learned that you can use today. Source: 23 Battle-Tested Leadership Quotes that Can Transform Your Life | Inc.com

Carey Lohrenz » 7 Ways to Identify Humility vs. Arrogance in Leadership

Unfortunately, humility is often overlooked in leadership discussions. And yet it is one of the most powerful virtues. Source: Carey Lohrenz » 7 Ways to Identify Humility vs. Arrogance in Leadership

5 Things Fighter Pilots Know About Performance Under Pressure

Carey Lohrenz, one of the first women to fly the F-14 fighter jet, shares her advice for working through extraordinary pressure Source: 5 Things Fighter Pilots Know About Performance Under Pressure

Why Truly Great Teams Operate Like Orchestras | Inc.com

Musicians are some of the best communicators you’ll ever meet. Here’s what they can teach you about running a powerful team. Source: Why Truly Great Teams Operate Like Orchestras | Inc.com

Teamwork – how winning works

Through reflecting on her life as a firefighter and adventure racer, Robyn Benincasa has boiled down what it takes to succeed to eight key concepts – TEAMWORK. These aren’t just theoretical ideas, but proven strategies for winning – eight steps to unlocking your leadership potential.  Here they are: Total commitment Keep the end goal in […]

9 leadership lessons from the US military

Though there is often a need for translation, looking at how others lead in very different situation can be really helpful for our own leadership. UK Business Insider has a great article summarising the responses of former members of the US military when asked what they had learned about leadership that transferred into a business context. […]

23 simple ways to improve your leadership – lessons from the US Army

Leaders want to get better, well most do.  Why is this the case?  Probably because they believe in what they do and know that how well they undertake their role will impact how well the job gets done.  However, there are so many books and complex theories that self-improvement can seem daunting.  In a list […]

How to develop leaders like Jesus

To be fair, the title is a bold one and probably a little over-ambitious to think I could cover it all in one blog post.  Nonetheless for the Christian there is no greater example of a leader than Jesus and so it is right to consider how he led.  In particular it is worth considering how Jesus developed his […]

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