Posted on May 21, 2014Posted by Guest Blogger
Being a leader is a tough gig. You work long hours because you feel responsible for the livelihoods of those who depend upon your organisation. You might even make significant personal sacrifices that you hope you won’t regret later. You are aware of the long shadow you cast for your employees and this makes you act more self-consciously. You worry that you don’t have all of the answers or that something important is eluding you and may impact in the future. You may even feel like they made a mistake when they hired you and you are the only one who knows the grisly truth (it’s called Imposter Complex and be reassured that it is much more common than you think). All of this is happening internally, but there are external challenges too.
Read the full blog ►
Tags: Clore Social Associates; Coaching; Leadership; Leadership development training.
Posted on April 9, 2014Posted by Guest Blogger
I have just read about the extraordinary events surrounding technology company Mozilla’s CEO Brendan Eich. It seems that around six years ago, Eich gave his support to an anti-gay marriage bill. Mozilla is a company with a very strong commitment to equality and when Eich’s past actions came to the attention of his employees they were dismayed by the incompatibility of the views of their CEO and the ethical position of their company. Many employees expressed their views, particularly on social media forums, and eventually Eich stepped down.
I was struck by how this chain of events leading to the resignation of a CEO was an example of the death of deference in action.
Tags: Clore Social Associates; Clore Social Leadership; Coaching; Leadership.
Posted on March 28, 2014Posted by Guest Blogger
Lots of people have asked us the advantages of being a Fellow so we asked some of our Fellows to tell you why they think you should apply.
Find out more about Marie
Tags: Clore Social Fellows; Clore Social Leadership; Clore Social Leadership Programme; Leadership; Leadership development training.
Posted on January 31, 2014Posted by Guest Blogger
Oscar Wilde wrote a heart-rending fairytale called The Happy Prince. In it, a swallow befriends the statue of a town's late prince. From his plinth, the Happy Prince sees his people suffering, and asks the swallow to help them, using the decoration from his statue. The ruby is taken from his sword hilt, the sapphires are plucked from his eyes, and the gold leaf covering his body is torn off by the swallow, to alleviate the plight of the poor. The Mayor walks by, and looks up. Seeing the now ugly statue, he orders it to be pulled down, and thrown away.
Tags: Clore Social Associates; Clore Social Leadership; Clore Social Leadership Programme; Clore Social Leadership workshops; Coaching; Health and well-being; Leadership; Leadership development training.
Contact us ►
0207 812 3770
5th Floor, Kings Place, 90 York WayLondon, N19AG
Registered Charity Number 1136727
Company limited by guarantee in England & WalesRegistered Number 7222275
more information about cookies, including how to disable them, see