Tag Archives: Wales

Leading the way

My thanks to Richard Houdmont (@Rhoudmont) who has written today’s guest blog “Leading the way”: What exactly is leadership? Everyone can see the effect of a lack of leadership. Integrity is the word that Siân Rees chooses to summarise leadership … Continue reading

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Reflections on Leadership – Siân Rees, Associate Dean, Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Consortium is delighted that Cardiff Met is once again our headline sponsor for the Leading Wales Awards. Siân Rees, Associate Dean/Director of Enterprise, at Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University, is leading on our partnership and so I … Continue reading

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Confident Welsh leaders truly transforming Wales

Once again, the annual Leading Wales Awards Lunch last week was a real celebration of leadership across all walks of life in Wales. Award winning leaders this year included a head teacher, a probation officer, founder of an award-winning social … Continue reading

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The microwave model of everyday leadership

I came across this TED talk by Drew Dudley (http://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership#t-45109) which is well worth listening to. He argues that leadership is actually about those moments when someone has said or done something that has literally had a profound effect upon … Continue reading

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Using the L word in terms of leadership

Valentine’s Day is here and love is in the air! It really does make me wonder if the L word is one that is avoided in the workplace. But surely really good and inspirational leaders do exactly that i.e. “they … Continue reading

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Why should I be nominated for a Leading Wales Award? #embarrassing!

Over the years a few times I have been told that “it’s embarrassing to be nominated or to be a finalist or winner, because really it’s all about everybody and not just me”. I think it is essential that we … Continue reading

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Celebrating great leadership stories in Wales helps make a big statement about a small country

http://www.leadingwalesawards.co.uk It seems incredible to realise that the 11th Leading Wales Awards go live for nominations once again in January 2015. We remain the only Awards absolutely focused on individual leadership and its impact, driven by that sharp focus because … Continue reading

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