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Born Digital

Reading a review recently of Kazuo Ishiguro’s new book ‘Klara And The Sun’, I was struck by how he spoke about what it is to be human.  I recommend both this interview in The Guardian, and this podcast with Adam Buxton. As you would expect, he is a thoughtful, thought-provoking and very brilliant interviewee.
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To reinvent Britain, Boris must first reinvent himself

Six months ago, almost to the day, I was at a family christening at the Episcopal, or Anglican, church of St. Thomas in Manhattan.
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Visible-Invisible Leadership

Leadership is an imperfect idea in lots of ways. After all, what, in fact, is it? Is it a hierarchical position or a type of governance process? Is it a proxy for decision-making, or is it about personal influence? Is it something performed by one person or by several?
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The Cheerleader

Earlier this month, the writer Fleur Britten wrote a feature in the Sunday Times Style about the rise of a new kind of female mentor.
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Bossy vs Boss

There’s a common challenge facing women in leadership roles, from team leaders right up to the C-suite.
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Leadership in times of crisis

With the topic of Leadership at the forefront of much of our work at AGL, we were granted access to a senior army officer and leadership expert to help us clarify our thinking on the matter. Having led a variety of teams facing some of the most challenging situations globally in a military career spanning 20+ years, his insight on decision-making in extremity got us thinking. 
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Listen with humility

"Twitter will leave [the] young illiterate” pronounced a doom-laden Times headline recently.
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Britain’s Crisis of Authenticity

I have devoted the past decade of my working life to helping the leaders of British society express themselves.  I know, therefore, just how difficult it is for public figures to achieve authenticity in today’s world.
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