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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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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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Do you feel safe enough to be wild?

This week the post is from Steve Holliday, a regular contributor to our FED Central site. In this post he writes of the rich mix of being wild and feeling safe at the same time. A great combination of feeling safe enough in order to take risks, to be bold, brave – and wild and […]

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How to be an Outstanding Leader. Part One

I was chuffed to bits recently when I came across some research by the highly respected Work Foundation into what’s involved in outstanding leadership. I was delighted because the summary is that outstanding leaders do FED really well! So in the next few weeks, I’ll pull a few findings from the research to give you […]

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Does it matter how you get results?

I was working with a manager recently who told me that her boss was brutal. The style of this boss was one of being intimidating and his reputation was as someone ‘not to be messed with’. This boss has a very senior position in a large organisation and that organisation is currently doing pretty well. […]

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