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Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser

Sustainability and leadership expert Professor Janet Haddock-Fraser is widely considered an expert authority on sustainability and leadership. Her current portfolio includes roles as Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University, Secretary of State for Climate Change and Vice-Chair for the Resources Committee for the Peak District National Park, and as a Trustee for The Land Trust. What began as a love of…

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Helena Clayton

Helena Clayton, leadership consultant, coach and advocate for leading with love, talks to Louise Clifton about what role love can play in the workplace.

Tao Warburton

President of Bucks Students’ Union, 2019-20 What do being true to yourself, stepping out of your comfort zone and getting stuck in all have in common? Tao Warburton. Tao is the former President at Bucks New University, leading the Students’ Union (SU) to being shortlisted for the What Uni Student Choice Awards. Earlier this year, Tao talked to Louise about…

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Lucy Butters

Cultural Intelligence expert ‘It always comes back to people and nurturing their capability’. This is the motivation for Lucy Butters, a Cultural Intelligence coach and facilitator. But what does it mean to be ‘culturally intelligent’ and what could a culturally intelligent higher education system look like? Lucy talks me through why we need to ask more questions, more often, and…

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Dr Paul Gentle

Dr Paul Gentle

Academic Director at Invisible Grail Which are the questions that matter most? And what could we achieve when we ask the right questions at the time they’re most needed? Louise Clifton talks to Paul Gentle about why now is the time that we need to refocus on our purpose, ask the questions we haven’t before – of ourselves and our…

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Julian Stodd

Author and founder of Sea Salt Learning Power comes from what you share, not what you control. This is the message from Julian Stodd, proponent of social leadership and advocate for greater humility and humanity in organisational culture and leadership. These are the qualities that will enable organisations to adapt and succeed in the new social age. But what is…

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Leah Weiss, PhD

Lecturer in Management, Stanford Graduate Business School Today’s world doesn’t just ask leaders to develop strategies or establish visions. Today’s leaders need to connect with compassion. Leaders who can connect their purpose to their work, their mission to those of the people they lead, who understand and communicate their why, will be the leaders who will change the world. Louise…

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