3 Common Mistakes Leaders Make Investing Their Energy

There are three common mistakes that leaders can make when investing their leadership capital, which hurt both their efficiency and their effectiveness. 1. Taking the ‘Peanut Butter’ Approach The peanut butter approach is when a leader spreads their time evenly among all their employees, like spreading peanut butter evenly on a piece of bread. And,… Read More

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Separating Confidence & Competence

“His example could have been a case study for the book by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic – “Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (and how to fix it)”. As an organisational psychologist, he points out that people tend to assume that confident individuals are competent, when there is no actual relationship between the two qualities.… Read More

The Art & Science of Warfare…

“Instruction in the art and science of warfare through training and education is the time tested method for molding combat leaders. Training provides the means to complete a job or an assignment. It can be given directly to an individual or to a larger group or unit. Education provides for intellectual development and the cultivation… Read More

The Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) Course

What is the RCDS Course? The Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) course is a post-graduate level course in international strategic studies focusing on, political, diplomatic, security, social and economic related issues at the grand strategic level – the level at which governments take decisions on these issues both nationally and within the international community. Issues are analysed… Read More

A Study into the Leadership & Gender of the British Army Officer

Research Paper Title The British Army Officer – A Study into Leadership and Gender. Abstract The study addresses the question of whether men and women officers in the British Army lead in different ways. The research methodology adopted was phenomenological. The research methods included Repertory Grid and Critical Incident techniques and were conducted through a semi structured interview… Read More

Can We Capitalise on Military Nurse Skills for Second-Career Leadership & Staff Development Roles?

Research Paper Title Capitalising on Military Nurse Skills for Second-Career Leadership and Staff Development Roles. Abstract Nursing continues to face professional workforce and diversity shortage problems. This article advocates for examining an untapped resource – the consideration of applicants for nursing leadership and educational positions in civilian health care organisations. This untapped resource is highly… Read More