Leaders

Reflection – the difference between leaders and managers

The APA Dictionary of Psychology defines reflection as the "examination, contemplation, and analysis of one’s thoughts, feelings, and actions". It is a creative process that enables people to get to...

The leadership we need for the age of disruption

Given the complexity and turbulence that have become the new normal, now more than ever we need the right leadership, at the right level, for the right time.

Leaders: it's time to embrace your imperfections

This is a challenging time for businesses. The number of business closures in the UK last quarter was 137,210 – 23% more than the same period in 2021 and higher than any quarter since 2017.

The key to empowered leadership

Inclusive leadership is ensuring workers can bring their full selves to their work – empowerment entails giving individuals and teams greater autonomy to take decisions and find innovative solutions....

Ten tips for successful influencing

There’s no doubt HR’s influence within organisations has increased significantly. After years of debate and lobbying about the need for the profession to hold a strategic remit and a place in the...

Festival of Work 2022: day one round up

The CIPD Festival of Work is back in Olympia Kensington for the first time since 2019.

Is Boris Johnson's leadership style inclusive?

Whatever their political stance, organisations can potentially learn from Boris Johnson's behaviour since becoming prime minister