Authority

05Aug 2015
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In my last article about gravitas, I talked about the importance of slowing down and, ultimately, of stillness. Let’s extend that idea a step further. We recognise gravitas when we encounter a set of attitudes and behaviours that conform to our expectations of authority, credibility and wisdom. What makes gravitas does depend, to a degree, […]

16Apr 2013

In a full length feature article for Training Journal, I explained why simply being smart as a leader is not enough. The wisdom of leadership Without a doubt, leaders need to be smart. They need to juggle different aspects of their leadership roles while retaining currency in their areas of technical expertise. They need to […]

09Aug 2012

Smart people can think quickly and respond effectively. Wisdom can take longer. But is there a way to respond quickly and insightfully?   You can click on the image to read a full size pdf version. You can read the whole July-August 2012 issue of Business Uncovered too.

11Apr 2012

Stories are a way of passing wisdom from the teller to the listener.� This has been known for as long as there have been storytellers and audiences, and many of our greatest stories from all of humanities cultures contain deep and lasting truths.�