Monthly Archives: February 2011

Developing ‘Black Run’ Leaders

I have just returned from a great week’s family skiing holiday in La Rosiere, France. It was the first time that my three boys had been skiing, but by the end of the week they were tackling the moderately difficult … Continue reading

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Speaking Testimonial

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at The Business Club in Lincoln. Here’s what Mike Stokes, the chief executive of the Club, had to say about the session. Stuart Cross inspired the members of The Business Club in … Continue reading

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The Big Society: What David Cameron Must Do Now

Last summer I wrote about my concerns about how David Cameron was leading his Big Society project – see more here – and arguing that he was setting it up for failure. Recent reports – see here – suggest that … Continue reading

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10 CEO Guidelines To Ensure Your Strategic Initiatives Succeed

Ensure the program leader has the right capabilities for the job. I know that this is obvious, but I have seen too many instances where the program leader is totally unsuited to the work demanded by leading a major strategy … Continue reading

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