CEOs must be more honest about wasteful ‘leadership’ initiatives

All the education and training in the world does not lead to the potential for leadership. ...

Is leadership still gendered?

Gendering of ‘leadership’ has been deeply ingrained in our everyday, unconscious thinking, ...

Where are the great speeches?

Boris Johnson, who fancied himself as a ‘political leader’, bid his farewell with a declarative ...

What do we mean, when we use the word ‘leadership’? – Part 2

Boris Johnson defends himself against the charge that he is a “bad apple” (Kevin Brennan MP), saying ...

Robert F. Kennedy’s speech on occasion of Martin Luther King’s assassination

Robert F. Kennedy was campaigning in 1968 for the nomination of the Democratic Party to be the ...

What do we mean, when we use the word ‘leadership’? – Part 1

Fintan O'Toole has been one of the keenest observers and an acute commentator on the characters of ...

What about ‘The Hitler Problem’?

Do people providing ‘leadership’ have to be ‘good’ people? What about ‘The Hitler Problem’ The ...

Do you distinguish ‘leadership’ from ‘management’?

How do you make the difference between these crucial activities in business? Many eminent thinkers ...

Personal insight: the case of Mary Manning

The story of Mary Manning, a worker in Dunnes Stores, who became known for her stance against ...