Saturday, April 21, 2018

Peer Leadership

The internet is teeming with information on a wide range of topics around leadership.  And it was during my reading of Zite - an iPad application that brings articles on key topics to you through learning what you want to read - that I started to let my mind think about what makes a great leader.  In particular I thought about how critical it  is being a leader of not just those that work for you, but those that work with you, that is your peers.

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Risk Enchantment, The Holy Grail of Risk

Risk enchantment. Every organisation and business needs a wizard working for them to achieve the holy grail of risk management. Or do they? As we...

Tomorrow Never Knows – The Risk Magazine

  Tomorrow Never Knows - The Magazine is a new addition to the Innovation of Risk's collection of work on risk management. With an opening like this...

Leadership quiver for Leaders

Leadership is something that is not generally associated with risk specifically however it is actually the most important skill for any senior leader, and risk management is but just a single arrow in a quiver of many arrows.


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First thoughts on Leadership

The main reason is that leadership for me is about providing the "space" for people to be the best they can be and as a leader, to provide the right support, guidance and advice for them.  Leadership is not about being seen as "doing" everything, for me, the best leader's are those that actually stand back and allow the team to present their ideas and make them happen.  However, leader's also need to know when it is the right time to make that decision that is required to ensure the team operates successfully.