Tag Archives: Bill Mitchell

Tell me!

As previously mentioned, there is a continuum of behaviours for each of the 3 styles of leadership. There is a gentle and polite way to tell people what you want them to do and at the other end of the … Continue reading »

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Show me!

Let’s look at Leadership by example. For many this is the default mode in defining the behaviour of leadership. It puts the leader at the forefront of the action and gives others a template of desired behaviours to follow. But … Continue reading »

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How do you lead?

Our assertion at The Ghost Partnership is that there are only 3 styles of Leadership. Over the last 15 years or so I have asked individuals, groups, guru’s and the like to come up with a 4th style. Can you? … Continue reading »

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Behaviour and Process

So what are the key differences between Leadership and Management? No… We are not going to list the traditional comparisons that blight the debate on so many development programmes. There is only one difference. Leadership is behaviour (how and what … Continue reading »

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Think global, act local!

“Leadership development in a Global context”? I asked, in a rhetorical way. With some 7 billion people on the planet, 197 recognised countries and 6909 recognised ‘living languages’, how the devil can you develop a leader to operate in a … Continue reading »

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Leadership Development in a Global context – Lead People, Manage Process

I was recently asked to give a talk to post graduate students at Strathclyde University. The subject they wanted me to talk about was “Leadership Development in a global context”. As I reflected on the subject heading and our philosophy … Continue reading »

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The biology of Lean – crash diet or lifestyle change?

  Why is it that only 4% of those who diet manage to sustain long term weight loss?  Why is it that less than 35% of business transformations succeed?  The analogy of body Vs business might offer the key to … Continue reading »

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Lean on The Ghost Partnership

With the addition of one of the UK’s leading Lean practitioners to the team, over the next few blogs The Ghost Partnership will look at some practical applications in driving continuous improvement and value in your business through leading people … Continue reading »

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If you don’t know where you’re going, any road can take you there.

Ok, so we have all been guilty of it, tapping in the destination postcode and following the satnav slavishly only to discover that it has “taken us” the long way round. The reality is that as the driver, you have … Continue reading »

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Do you know to what your employees are unwittingly exposing your company?

  Today,  in all companies who are “positively embracing social media” there is a big ticking time bomb for corporate legislature to defuse.   Informal email chitchat  carried out on company issues  and then held on file forever, can  be … Continue reading »

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