Tag: influence

Training leaders to lead—time for a re-think?

Training leaders to lead—time for a re-think?

How effective is the present investment in growing new leaders? US companies alone spend almost $14 billion annually on various forms of leadership development. In the UK only 7 percent of senior managers polled by a UK business school thought their companies developed global leaders effectively. Trust in leaders in […]

No going back–compliance is here to stay

No going back–compliance is here to stay

The idea that compliance will take a dive in importance due to a changed US administration is laughable, if it were not affecting some normally quite sane people. It is true Donald Trump seems no fan of compliance and has gone on the record as saying the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

Charisma Work Out # 9: Smile Slower

Charisma Work Out # 9: Smile Slower

Anyone wanting to promote an ethical organisation needs to grow their personal impact so as to exercise increased influence in this area. One route to this is developing a natural tendency to smile. “The best smile is the felt smile,” Paul Ekman, professor of psychology at the University of California […]

Why charisma matters if you work with ethics

Why charisma matters if you work with ethics

A leading private bank recently advertised for a new Head of Compliance with The gravitas to deliver a successful compliance programme.” (FT 20 August 2015) At £150k a year plus benefits, anyone applying had better know what it means to have gravitas, how to acquire it, and how to use […]