Mindful Emailing

Pretty much everyone uses email and instant messaging services to communicate at work today. But without being able to read the other person’s body language, without being able to see their face to draw cues from, the spirit of some messages can be hard to decipher. This can lead to awkward exchanges and misunderstandings. Sometimes […]

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Transformation is humility, not hubris

Most businesses feel they need to transform. But how? Often transformation equates to a new strategy, structural re-organisation, expensive legacy IT overhaul or processes that end up adding rather than subtracting from the complexity. Often these transformations fail. There are many reasons why it can go wrong. The bigger the business, the more reasons that […]

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Forward – Into the next 25 Years of Leadership

In many ways the context in which we lead today is unprecedented. The “megatrends” that affect our future are ignored at our peril. The impact and pace of demographic and social change, the scarcity of resource, the inequalities in our society, the complexity of our external environment and the impact of technology will all shape our future. Leaders will need to understand […]

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Mindfully managing routines

Modern life offers an extraordinary variety of working opportunities – perhaps more than at any time in history. But given their perceived need for control and desire that their people remain accountable, many workplaces oblige their employees to implement sometimes rigid working routines. This isn’t a problem until employees are faced by something out of […]

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Do you have what it takes to be a successful non-executive director?

The demand for good non executive directors, particularly women, capable of making a real impact beyond the usual governance activities has never been higher. Many executive in senior positions will be considering becoming non-executive directors (NEDs), some will be asked to become NEDs and some already are NEDs. Churchill College alumnus James Butler (U66) talks […]

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Steering the ship: corporate escapism vs sustained value

Steering the ship: corporate escapism vs sustained value A recently published article in Dialogue by Joseph DiVanna, Møller Senior Associate and Møller By-Fellow of Churchill College asks if you are a management escape artist and explains how and why you should keep your hands on the wheel.

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Exploration Insight: Creating value for your organisation

Immerse yourself in the Explorer Mindset, a unique senior leadership development programme, designed to equip senior executives with the cognitive, emotional and behavioural resources that are required to confidently lead their organisations through one of the most competitive and unpredictable environments for centuries. Dr Javier Marcos, in the video below, will be part of the […]

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Find out more about Kat Barnard, Programme Manager

What is your role at the Møller Centre? KB: I’m a Programme Manager in the Executive Education team working alongside the other Programme Mangers, Tina and Louise, to assist in the design, management and delivery of customised and open enrolment programmes. One of my main projects at the moment is working with Cathy Butler, Director […]

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Do you have an explorer mindset?

“A leader is one who has an unusual degree of power to project on other people his or her shadow or his or her light” Parker J. Palmer The early explorers charted new geographical landscapes that spanned oceans and mountains, relying on maps and sextants, compasses and the promise of discovery. Fusing a sense of […]

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