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Negative Capability and Deputies: A Leadership Solution?”

The latest in our series of faculty blogs

In our latest blog Captain David Lilley Royal Navy reflects on the concept of negative capability and the influence of deputies on leadership.

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Climate Change”

The twelfth in our series of faculty blogs

John MackMersh considers the choices leaders have in embedding the positive changes brought about in the health service as a result of Covid-19 in our latest faculty blog.

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On the Other Hand”

The eleventh in our series of faculty blogs

Brigadier Ian Huntley shares his thoughts on optimism , pessimism and hope, and offers his view.

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Medice, cura te ipsum (Physician, heal thyself)”

The tenth in our series of faculty blogs

Dr Yogi Amin reflects on the impact of the pandemic on our resilience and how being aware of your own and other’s grief cycle will help you.

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A system creates some of its own potential”

The ninth in our series of faculty blogs

Dr Gordon Coutts reflects on “The System” and your role in it as a leader.

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Common Practice: “cobwebs at first, cables at last”

The eighth in our series of faculty blogs

Captain David Lilley Royal Navy reflects on common practice and how current circumstances have seen how quickly things can adapt and change

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Learning the lessons….. from learning the lessons

The seventh in our series of faculty blogs

For our seventh blog John MackMersh reflects on our reviewing culture and practice and how we can all learn to be effective in shaping the future.

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Absolutely free – how to improve productivity and be a better leader at no extra cost!

The sixth in our series of faculty blogs

Brigadier Ian Huntley OBE looks at the role of politeness in leadership in our latest faculty blog.

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Past, Present, Future

The fifth in our series of faculty blogs

The fifth of our faculty blogs from Dr Yogi Amin shares his reflections of the early days of the pandemic, with his thoughts on how leaders can think about and prepare for the future.

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A letter to myself as a former CEO of an acute hospital trust

The fourth in our series of faculty blogs

The fourth of our faculty blogs from Dr Gordon Coutts looks at the importance of reflecting and learning from our leadership through the pandemic.

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Where does leadership take us?

The third in our series of faculty blogs

The third of our faculty blogs from Captain David Lilley Royal Navy looks at the importance of learning through taking risks in order to develop as leaders.

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Can we talk about leadership without using the ‘C’ word?

The second in our series of faculty blogs

The second of our faculty blogs from John MackMersh looks at leadership within the context of wicked problems and the need for questions, allies, choices and taking an experimental stance.
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Supporting Leaders through Lockdown and Beyond.

Introducing our new series of faculty blogs

The first of our faculty blogs from Brigadier Ian Huntley OBE, looks at why leading after a crisis is harder than leading in one.
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Staff College Newsletter April 2020

Read our latest newsletter to find out what we’ve been delivering recently and what we are up to in the future.
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