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!

РMark 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!

РSteve McIntosh, GPHR, FCA, Founder & CEO

Tom's Latest Writing

The less you do, the more valuable you are

In recent months I’ve worked with a number of leaders who have found that, with the extra time they have had during the lockdown, they have found themselves focussing more ON their business than simply being IN the business. They’ve become re-energised about the potential and vision for the future, truly energising for me to […]

Waiting for Wisdom

“Knowledge Speaks, Wisdom Listens” Chip Conley As Chip Conley says: “Knowledge Speaks, Wisdom Listens”. Often the wisest in a room speaks the least. Something to observe. One of my thoughts around wisdom and elders is: “not all old people are wise and not all wise people are old”. My friend Chip turns 60 this year. […]

Be aware of the balance between patience and instinct

Today marks 1,000 daily posts in a row. That’s 558,386 words. What lessons have I learned through this practice? Many, but today one is top of mind. Be aware of the balance between patience and instinct Why is this top of mind? Well, at the moment I am looking at buying my own place in […]