Category Archives: Humility

How to use ‘The Humble Leader’

I never really set out to write ‘The Humble Leader’ – it just evolved, over a number of years, through individual essays, encounters, research projects and conversations. I never really set out to write ‘The Humble Leader’ – it just … Continue reading

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‘The Humble Leader’ book launches today

My new book, ‘The Humble Leader’ launches today. Through nine chapters it forms an exploration of what humility means, how it is judged, what it gives us, and what is the cost. It’s not a book of theory or models, … Continue reading

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Countdown to ’The Humble Leader’

Yesterday i hit the confirmation button to move to print for ‘The Humble Leader’, with mixed emotions. I love this book and have spent quite some time on the production to ensure that it’s a beautiful artefact in it’s own … Continue reading

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Illustrating ‘The Humble Leader’ #3

Two more illustrations completed today, which just leaves one to go! I’ve really enjoyed creating the images for this new book, although i notice an interesting evolution of my drawing style: clearly having illustrated on the iPad so much over … Continue reading

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Illustrating ‘The Humble Leader’ #2

I’ve just completed the sixth of the twelve illustrations i need for ‘The Humble Leader’ [and i’m still deciding if that is the working title or the final one!]. All these illustrations are of leaves, which tie into the visual … Continue reading

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Illustrating ‘The Humble Leader’

I have the luxury this week of time to spend illustrating the next book: ‘The Humble Leader’ [working title] is an exploration of humility in leadership. It forms a guided, reflective space. I have known from the start that i … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud Illustrating Humility

I have been prevaricating around the illustrations for ‘The Humble Leader’ book, which is delaying the project. I am trying to do eleven lino prints for it, but they are time consuming, and i am not that good at it, … Continue reading

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Quiet Leadership Research: Humility

Throughout 2021 i am running multiple cohorts through the new Quiet Leadership journey, with an accompanying global research project. The work explores Leadership through the smallest of actions, and is set up as a guided and reflective journey, based around … Continue reading

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The Humble Leader

Today i completed the manuscript for ‘The Humble Leader’, a reflection on humility in Social Leadership. It’s structured as a series of standalone pieces, each of which consists a personal reflection, and some questions to ask of ourselves or others. … Continue reading

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Quiet Leadership: A View of Humility

Humility is a judgement on our actions, not a badge that we can claim, and by that nature it is a hard thing to seek: if we ‘try’ to be humble to be more successful, we may be deemed to … Continue reading

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