This Week's Top Stories About Leadership

Updated: Mar 27, 2020

This is the first of a new series of weekly blogs where I pick some of the leadership articles I've read in the previous 7 days that I feel would interest you. Why go looking for articles on leadership when I can save you time and publish them here.

To start with two articles from the Chartered Leadership Institute ...

A new way of thinking: The Scrum Approach

“All managers need to be good project managers. So how do the most efficient organizations do project management? World-leading expert JJ Sutherland explains the value of the scrum approach.” Click on the image below to read more ....

Toxic team cultures, and how to improve them

“You take on a new role, only to discover deep problems with attitudes and culture. How do you go about changing things...?” Click on the image below to read more ....

I hope you found these useful, how about something from Harvard Business Review ...

If you’re overworked, learn which tasks to hand off

"Not every project or task you take on, especially those others ask of you, require your immediate attention —or your action at all. To hone your to-do list, use the following six questions to critically question whether each task really needs to be done." Click on the image below to read more ....

Well that's it for this week. I hope you enjoyed these articles and I'll be back next week with more, until then ... be a leader not just a boss!

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RUSSELL STRATTON is an international Leadership Expert, Professionally Certified Trainer and Coach, with a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. He is co-author of the book 'I Need to F@#king Talk To You - The Art Of Navigating Difficult Workplace Conversations'.


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He is an accomplished management education, learning & development professional with a proven track record of working with clients in the public, voluntary and private sectors to achieve lasting, measurable step changes in business performance.


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