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Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
To leaders everywhere – THANK YOU!

Dear Friends I saw a story on the news about a Roman Catholic priest, somewhere in Italy, in a Covid 19 hotspot.  He had absorbed the message that public meetings had been banned which meant that his congregation could not attend Mass.  His response was to invite all his congregation members to take a selfie […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 11

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead It’s evident from some of your answers that you’re a man of faith. How does that fit in with your work, if at all? I came to faith at the age of 23 after graduating from Loughborough University.  Since then, it has been an important part of my […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 10

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead At the GLS in the UK and Ireland last year, delegates were asked to select from 11 key competencies where they needed to grow in the area of ‘Leading Yourself.’ Out of the 11 competencies, ‘Confidence’ came out as the top training development need. What do you make […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Thoughts on Covid 19 – Mike Hill

Dear Friends The spread of this new virus is likely to get worse before it gets better.  How should Christians approach this international health challenge? Quite clearly, we should be responsible.  As I write, this afternoon the Governmental COBRA Committee will be meeting to apply the next round of restrictions intended to ‘delay’ the spread […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 9

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead What is one mistake you witness your clients or leaders in general making more frequently than others? Is there a certain behaviour or trait that you have seen damage or derail careers? How do you help steer people away from, or work through, such mistakes and behaviours? You […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 8

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead What does success look like from here? We should all take more risks. I had a conversation with a Director of a small company which had recently been bought out by a larger rival, and she described the difference in corporate cultures.  The smaller company had a corporate […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Change v Transformation – Mike Hill

Dear Friends THANKS & NEWS I hope this communication finds you in good heart and encouraged in your leadership.  At GLN we are hugely encouraged by those of you who support the GLS with your attendance and for the amazing stories we hear about how the GLS has encouraged and re-envisioned you for the work […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 7

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead Can you share any challenges you have faced along the way? Any mistakes you’ve learned from? Growth stops when you lose the tension between where you are and where you could be.  This is John Maxwell’s Law of the Rubber Band. Growth also stops when you stretch the […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 6

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead How does calling fit with passion and purpose? Self-awareness is key if you want to develop your abilities and pursue a passion. I’m indebted to John Maxwell for his teaching in this respect. He helps you explore what you would like to do based on the simple principle […]

Roger Fairhead
Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 5

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead So would you say that you are now living out your calling? Finding your fit involves finding what doesn’t fit. Recently I went to my local gents outfitters to purchase a new suit (my old one had shrunk!). At the store, the outfitter prepared several suits for me […]