Leader’s Map Blog

  • Are you going in the right direction?

    By on November 8, 2013

    One of my many embarrassing moments was a good number of years ago when I was travelling from London to Paris on business. Eurostar is the train that connects the UK to mainland Europe through the tunnel under the English Channel. Previously you could only travel...

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  • How can you best understand your work environment?

    By on November 1, 2013

    We have already established that life does not go in a straight line. Your environment is constantly changing. You have to adjust to the winds, waves and tides. You have to address unseen opportunities and risks. As a leader you have to navigate your way through...

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  • Do you play “with your head up”?

    By on October 25, 2013

    Can I share a wow moment? As a student I did some voluntary work in South India – a marvellous and privileged opportunity in itself. I then did a grand tour of the sub-continent and visited the city of Agra in the north. I got up...

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  • What shouldn’t change?

    By on October 21, 2013

    Great leaders thrive with change….however, there are certain things that shouldn’t be susceptible to change, but should endure. They are things that you can be passionate about, that give you focus and will keep you on the “right lines”. Although circumstances may change, these things won’t...

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  • Can you map out your future?

    By on October 11, 2013

    “Map out your future, but do it in pencil.” Jon Bon Jovi “A map does not just chart, it unlocks and formulates meaning: it bridges between here and there, between disparate ideas that we did not know were previously connected.” Reif Larsen I was brought up...

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