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Leading starts in the Future. As a leader, your vision of the Future is your guidance. Understanding and developing your vision of the Future is an essential step in leadership development. Future is one of the fundamental principles of FED – Future Engage Deliver.

What the heck is a leadership manifesto?

In our new and inspirational post series, here is a great post from Martin Carter a regular contributor of posts to the FED site. In this post Martin writes about what leadership means to him, his own ‘Leadership Manifesto’; we’d love to hear from you with what leadership means to you, your own Leadership Manifesto. […]

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Do you have an Ivan in your life?

I am so so thrilled for Andy Murray at last winning Wimbledon – tears were shed by a few in the Radcliffe household! And I was really chuffed that his coach, Ivan Lendl, got lots of mentions for the difference he has made to Andy’s performance. In a FED nutshell, it sounds as though he’s […]

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Are you more of a Richard or a Pete?

We FEDers talk and think a lot about energy. We talk about the energy leaders bring and the way they bring it. We also wonder about those people who have the extraordinary ability to light up a room and those who, in contrast, unintentionally manage to drain the people around them. Exactly how this happens […]

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Being up to something is good for you!

Being up to something is good for your health – so says Eric Kim who has led some research into how having a strong sense of direction, of being up to something, increases the quality of life and may improve physical health. One of the key messages of Future Engage Deliver is that of ‘being […]

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Flexing your Modes…..

This week we are sharing with you a link to a great article spotted by one of the SRA team on ‘modes not personality’ by Daniel Goleman author of ‘Emotional Intelligence’. For those of you familiar with Future Engage Deliver you will know that one of the key lenses through which we help leaders explore […]

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Is it useful to be scary?

I have a couple of clients who have both admitted recently that they have a reputation for being ‘scary’. Scary Dave is one of these. He has extraordinary focus, he says it as it is and he isn’t afraid of upsetting people – and all of these qualities help him to drive through obstacles and […]

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Leadership research that made me smile

I don’t often have a laugh when I’m reading about leadership. But I did smile when I read this paper about leadership that works in the Royal Navy Leadership_lessons_from_the_Royal_Navy Andrew St George has been writing the Royal Navy Way of Leadership and one of his findings is that a key aspect of leadership in the […]

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