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Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

WCA UK & Ireland

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 4

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead When it comes to leading people, how do you turn ‘have to’ into ‘want to.’ Can you provide us an example? For most of us, our day to day activities will fall either inside or outside of our comfort zone.  The area outside of our comfort zone is […]

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 3

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead Do you have any thoughts on how a leader could use the GLS more educationally for both personal and team development beyond the 2-day experience? I’ve learned that growth doesn’t happen automatically. It doesn’t happen without being intentional, and it doesn’t happen while spending all of our energies […]

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 2

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead How did you discover your core passion of speaking, coaching and training? What was the process? How long did it take to reach that point? And how has this informed and shaped your coaching of others as they seek to fulfil their passion and purpose? What would you […]