When I’m in charge, I will do things differently By H Halawi Over the years I have been in various positions of responsibility and authority, as well as being on the receiving end of some good, as well as some not-so-good, leaders and managers. I remember always thinking to myself ‘if I was in charge…Details
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What Got You Here Won’t Get You Further: On Success, Culture and Communication By Maj Will Meddings. If you are soon to take over your sub-unit, I expect you are feeling pretty good about yourself. I know I was. Over the 12 or so years leading up to company command I’d thought a great deal…Details
Leadership, The Southgate Way By Maj Colin Oliver. As we get over the disappointment of an England World Cup Semi-Final defeat, one positive everyone is agreed upon is the successful leadership of manager Gareth Southgate. It is he who is credited with the turnaround of the England team from National embarrassment to worthy competitors. It’s…Details
Don’t Begrudge The Toughest 20% – Advice on Company Command By Major Dave Godfrey The sum of your experiences, deployments and courses throughout your career go some way to prepare you for Company Command. However, the full spectrum of the task at hand is rarely apparent until a good proportion of the 2 years has…Details
My ‘Lessons Learnt’ – Four and a Half Thoughts on Sub-Unit Command by Maj Gen (Retd) Patrick Marriott I’ve recently written my first book, a book on leadership. It’s not that long; I wrote it for my children and it is privately published so that I could pass on some of the lessons I learned…Details
From PNCO to Professor: The Leadership and Management Lessons I Still Use from My NCO Leadership Cadre
From PNCO to Professor: The Leadership and Management Lessons I Still Use from My NCO Leadership Cadre By Prof Pat Tissington I am a university professor who specialises in leadership. I teach students about leadership and management theory, work with doctors who are taking on leadership roles, assess leadership potential and run countless leader development…Details