Free Resources

Welcome to our bank of free resources. Here is a collection of inspiring press coverage, useful articles and informative films that we hope will enrich your leadership development journey.

Two free chapters of the UK’s No.1 leadership book

“I do not think I have ever read such a good, simple, helpful book about leadership.”

Professor Gillian Stamp, Fellow of the Windsor Leadership Trust

FED at work in the Cabinet Office

Steve Radcliffe was featured in The Times after they learned that Sir Gus O’Donnell, the former Cabinet Secretary, had turned to Steve for some advice on how to get ‘things done more effectively around Whitehall’…

Mind Games – Stop Managing, Start Leading

This is a really helpful article from The Manager. It covers:

“. . . five of our plain and simple ideas we make sure leaders grasp to give themselves the very best chance of succeeding.”

The Thinkers 50

The Thinkers 50 is the first-ever global ranking of management thinkers.

Here is their interview with Steve Radcliffe about FED.

Shifting from Manager to Leader – The Boots Story

A few years ago, we designed a global leadership development programme for Unilever’s senior managers making the transition to a leadership position. In running the programme, I realised that there are a few fundamental shifts involved in getting out of an Operator/Manager Mode and into Leader Mode .

How Do You Develop Leadership Skills?

This video is an extract of Steve Radcliffe at the Monte Carlo Executive Summit 2008. He introduces Leadership Skills and the qualities vital through all levels of an organisation.

Management and Leadership

In this video Steve Radcliffe explains why Leadership is different to Management and how the thinking behind great leadership is different to management.

Civil Service Leadership

Leadership guru Steve Radcliffe has spent years coaching the cabinet secretary, and is now working with several permanent secretaries while planning a series of free lectures for civil servants . . .”

How do we bring heat and light to our vision?

Have you heard of Mo Ibrahim? He’s an extremely interesting guy who has made it his business to eliminate poverty in Africa . . . One way in which we can think about our vision – whatever it is – is whether we bring ‘heat’ and ‘light’ to it. The ‘heat’ is all about energy and that comes from how much we care about what we are going for . . .

FED & the MOD Women’s Network 

The link between the Civil Service leadership statement and Future Engage Deliver.