Zoom Fatigue during Lockdown

Are you suffering from “Zoom” fatigue? Have you attended too many work, friend and family get togethers in the last few months? Are you quizzed to death? Do you face having to continue using online communication for the foreseeable future? Before lockdowns started, we all thought the main problem was going to be too little […]

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Leading and working in virtual teams at a time of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the accelerated use of virtual teams for work, family and friends but there is nothing new about people working alone from home: writers, artists and poets have always done it. Many of us became virtual freelancers by choice and we love the autonomy and flexibility. Since the 1990s, companies […]

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Brian Willman

Leading Creative People

Leading creative people is one of the most challenging skills for executives but for many businesses this is a critical success factor. From pharmaceuticals to IT to advertising, the presence of a few very creative people given good leadership can be the difference between a good and a great business. The basic tension that leaders […]

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Leadership AND Management

A colleague of mine at London Business School likes to ask MBA students if they are keen to become managers. The response is usually mixed, with some students saying yes and the majority giving negative reactions to the whole concept of management – “That’s all about telling people what to do,” being a common response. […]

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