Julia Middleton's thoughts on leadership

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The need for leadership development during unemployment

April 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

When I started work, I was very lucky. My first boss gave me opportunities to lead small teams from a very early age – to learn some of the lessons at an age when I could simply bounce back from my mistakes – to mess up when the stakes were not high – to succeed [...]

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Tags: Development · Intergenerational

Is the generation gap getting bigger?

April 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I am more and more interested in how good senior leaders are at inspiring younger people. Or rather how many are not good at it. Is the generation gap getting bigger these days? Probably not. Am I getting older and so more aware of this? Probably yes. Are young people less prepared nowadays to give [...]

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Tags: Cultural differences · Development

Leaders beware of your generational blind spots

March 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

When the old can’t talk to the young, you just smile and say it was ever thus. When they fail to capture attention, fail to resonate, when the old and young pass in the night..it’s just the way it is and always will be and could even be a pre condition for progress. The young [...]

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Tags: Cultural differences