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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

Perfection is the enemy of Progress

This week I came across this line that stopped me in my tracks: “The desire for theoretical purity strikes me as a critical failure of both mainstream and alternative economics” Later that same day I met up with a start-up founder and we talked about uncertainty and opportunity. I shared the line: “Perfection is the […]

Watch how radically taxes on the wealthy have fallen

FAIR is a core value for me. I also believe in Business as a force for good, hence the model I developed of the new triple bottom line, putting Purpose, People and Planet as the core drivers, whilst also focussing on making a Profit so as to Scale the Impact for all society, not only […]

Marking an occasion

Two years ago today I wrote: “Life is Wild and Precious, Be Present“, where I posed the question above, from the last couplet of “The Summer Day” by Mary Oliver. This was when (inspired by Seth Godin doing this for over two decades!) I committed to writing daily. Today I feel to mark this as […]

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