Julia Middleton's thoughts on leadership

Julia Middleton's thoughts on leadership header image 4

Stop pushing buttons – lead with emotional intelligence

June 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I have been doing work recently with people who have huge IQs. I don’t say this lightly. They are faster at all discussions and this is not just about numbers – where they see a sea of numbers and go straight to the wobbly one – it’s about spotting the weakness in a strategy – [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Leaders through the lens

April 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

So the first of the great televised debates for the top political job in the UK takes place tonight, and I am wondering which lens we should all be watching it through… Shall we focus on what these three men have to say on policy? Or the issues? Or will we scrutinise their competency? Or [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

All I want for Christmas is a leader who is…

December 18th, 2009 · No Comments

As ever, Christmas and the holiday season has crept up – even more so now that I don’t have small children’s nativity plays to go to, which used to get you in the mood. Now, before I know it, I’m panicking about food and presents and wondering where the year went. This year its not [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Confident Leadership

June 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago, I spent the day with several Egyptians. None of them saw Obama in person – they had been told not to go out on their balcony or even look out of their window as his motorcade went past – but they heard his speech and told me with delight, “It’s [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized