Professional Standards

By John Worne Often as organisations grow, they 'professionalise'.  Bringing more outside expertise in key areas is often crucial as scale and complexity increase - in Finance, IT, HR, Estates, Governance, Legal, Security, Risk and the list goes on. Very often incoming professionals have a difficult transition - especially when things in their new organisation … Continue reading Professional Standards

Why we don’t always need ‘Big Trousers’ 

By John Worne There are lots of different forms of leadership; what works is often situational and dependent on context.  The stereotype - even the default expectation - is dominant, alpha, decisive and driving: 'big trousers' leadership. But today's world is often too complex for too much of that. The leadership that a Specialist-Generalist brings … Continue reading Why we don’t always need ‘Big Trousers’