If you want to inspire and influence people then take a tip from the pioneering management guru Charles Handy who once said, “to be successful in business think theatre.”
Trust used to come with a senior job title. It was part of the ordinarypackage like a salary and pension. But trust in the authority of businessleaders has eroded and keeps on eroding – just as it has for othertraditional pillars like the bank manager, the headteacher and the policechief – to a point where creating and keeping hold of trust has becomeone of the biggest challenges for both new and established leaders. Whyis it so important? Because leadership depends on relationships and...
Hugh Lloyd-Jukes was a Guest Tutor on the April/October 2014 PTFL. Hugh is CEO of Oxehealth, a leading UK digital health business, and a serial entrepreneur.
People need leaders who inspire and motivate their teams to perform better, no matter what organisation they work for.