Tagged with Leadership

Struggling with too much to do? How to free up time and focus on the important stuff…

I don’t think in over 30 years I’ve ever got to the end of my To Do list, nor felt I have enough hours in the day. Making sure I use my time wisely is essential and here’s the best way I’ve found. It comes (for those who like the background) from Stephen Covey’s book … Continue reading


Leadership in a changing world

I hosted a panel session on this topic at the CIO Global Banking Summit being held in London this week. My topic is Leadership and Change, prompted by work I’m doing to think about why change is successful. This blog is updated version with feedback from the conference discussion in italics. At Aldermore, I’ve been … Continue reading

Attributes of a Social media savvy IT Leader

A great post in Harvard Business Review shared by Tony Wood @xfactorcomms on the attributes of CEOs who get social media got me thinking about what are the equivalent for those in senior IT leadership roles. We live in a world where the power of online tools to enable genuine 2 way communication can be seen … Continue reading