Who are you without your title?

Command-and-control leadership is losing its grip. A new way is emerging: #OpenLeadership, embracing change as constant, encouraging individual thought, relying on intuition more than data, fluidity more than hierarchy, trust more than fear, and putting the common good ahead of profit.

Learn about the four core qualities of leaders who can and will be at the vanguard of #OpenLeadership.

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Tom is at his best one-on-one, in conversation, where he is an excellent listener, keen to understand what I am saying behind the words. He is sensitive to emotions and motivations, connecting personal journeys with the aspiration of the overall business. I always have the sense that Tom has time to care and that my opinion matters, which is a rare talent in such a busy world!

– Mark Beaumont, Global Adventurer, author, speaker

Tom has been a mentor and a great source of support and inspiration to me for over a decade. Always willing to share his insight, perspective and wealth of experience, he has always challenged me to do better. Work with him if you get the chance!

– Steve McIntosh, GPHR, FCA, Founder & CEO

Tom's Latest Writing

How we do things around here

I’ve often written about six of the most dangerous words in business: We’ve always done it this way Taking to a granular level, today am sharing one of Seth Godin’s recent posts, called “How we do things around here”.

Trust yourself

The most-read post on this site so far in 2020 is: “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards”. It begins with these thoughts: Learn from the past, analyse it, study it all you will so you can learn more about yourself, others, your business, your leadership. When it comes to […]

To Share learnings, my WHY for writing

Yesterday I wrote: “You cannot not communicate” and tweeted out: Jason then retweeted it, bringing lots of additional visitors to read the post. This really energised me as my writing is from my passion to “share learnings”. I am often asked how I continue to write every single day, year after year. The reason is […]

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