Folks at The Sharp End

Jeff Bezos has claimed a large chunk of the written, spoken and viewed word over the past two weeks. Deserved or not, I’m not going to say. I will say however, that there is another practice of marginalising human potential and talent that is largely unrecognised, unreported and unattended. It’s condescension at its worst. (more…)

Loyalty : The Soft Skill Leadership Needs to Show More Often

Towards the end of the 1987 film The Untouchables, Sean Connery’s character – fighting for life – asks Kevin Costner’s character, “What are you prepared to do?” The question references a sequence much earlier in the film. And it is a question leadership should ask of itself regularly. (more…)