The qualities of a leader

This week it is Passover, and as Jews we partake in a celebration of freedom from slavery and oppression. We are commanded to tell the story of Moses and how he’d led the ancient Israelites from Pharoes enslavement. In our home my father always recreated the...

The perils of pushing yourself too far

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about how important it can be to switch off – you may have noticed an increasingly frantic tone to my posts! As a society we put a lot of pressure on the people who make decisions for us. I can’t imagine David...

A Simple Route to Effective Leadership…

Carl Rogers, a late and eminent American psychotherapist, argued that the essence of any successful therapeutic relationship was what he called ‘unconditional positive regard’. It sounds very grand, but what it means in practice has taken me years to grasp – and more...