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Concise lessons in leadership in a world of chaos. Hosted by Ian McClean, leadership expert and founder of Flow Group and GreenLine Conversations.

Leadership in Chaos Ian McClean

    • Business

Concise lessons in leadership in a world of chaos. Hosted by Ian McClean, leadership expert and founder of Flow Group and GreenLine Conversations.

    EP 67: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 4: Inspire Commitment

    EP 67: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 4: Inspire Commitment

    The Keynote Season Part 4: Inspire Commitment“The more digital the world becomes, the more we must emphasise what makes us most human” – Jack MaThis episode unveils the 4 Emotionally Intelligent “Cards” that – played right – help build connection and commitment: Humanity’s trump card in an increasingly digital deck. Insights include:-Leadership is a contact sport-Quality of Interaction = Quality of Commitment-Why Trust is harder – and more critical – during Uncertainty-The 4 Emotionally ...

    • 10 min
    EP 66: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 3: Create Clarity

    EP 66: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 3: Create Clarity

    The Keynote Season Part 3: Create ClarityIn times of ambiguity and uncertainty, people look intensely to their leaders.As that leader, if you can be nothing else, be clear.This episode explains why and how. Insights include:-Why people don’t do what they’re supposed to…and what to do about it-Why Ambiguity is Enemy No1 for High Performance-Leadership’s 2 Clarity Traps-How we judge Ourselves Vs How Others judge usRelated EpisodesEpisode 57 – Keep Your Focus – Avoid ProcrastinationEpisode ...

    • 8 min
    EP 65: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 2: The Leadership Contribution

    EP 65: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 2: The Leadership Contribution

    The Keynote Season Part 2: The Leadership ContributionLeadership isn’t about position, title, or privilege – although many organizations operate as if it is.Leadership is best seen as a form of contribution.In this episode, we unpack exactly what makes up that contribution. Insights include:-What is Leadership?-Ask the Audience – we all know great leadership-Organisations are awful at developing leadership-Why the Peter Principle is alive and well in corporate lifeRelated EpisodesEpisode...

    • 8 min
    EP 64: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 1: Chaos? Always!

    EP 64: How to Lead in an Age of Chaos and Disruption - Part 1: Chaos? Always!

    The Keynote Season Part 1: Chaos? Always!“Events, dear boy, events” was Harold Macmillan’s succinct reply when asked about the greatest challenge for a statesman. Well, so too with this humble Podcaster who – through force of “events” - has been absent from the podcast platform for exactly one year today. The absence, however, hasn’t been wasted and, on this the very anniversary of my previous episode, I am rebooting with an omnibus quadruple-decker edition entitled the Keynote Seas...

    • 10 min
    EP 63: Resist Temptation – Minimise Distraction

    EP 63: Resist Temptation – Minimise Distraction

    “The most scarce resource in the world today is attention” – Yuval Noah Harari The only 2 industries that refer to customers as “users” are Big Tech and drug cartels.We live in an increasingly technology-fuelled Garden of Eden – an attention economy where the most sophisticated dark forces are constantly, covertly intent at work to distract you.If time is your most precious asset as a leader, then saving and spending it wisely becomes paramount.Your old biological defences are hard...

    • 17 min
    Ep 62: "The Art of Leadership"

    Ep 62: "The Art of Leadership"

    “Imagination is more important than Knowledge – Albert Einstein” What has Art got to do with Leadership? Throughout nearly 30 years of working with leaders and leadership, the very best leaders I’ve encountered all have had one thing in common irrespective of geography or industry: the sensibility of an artist. This was reinforced to me recently when attending a screening of a documentary produced by Maria Doyle Kennedy about the life and work of Irish artist Patrick Scott. After all, le...

    • 13 min

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