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“Culture has become the secret sauce of organizational life: the thing that makes the difference but for which no one has the recipe.” Margaret Heffernan I’ve been reading Margaret Heffernan’s little TED Book on things which are Beyond Measure: … Continue reading
What is the value of trust? Who you can trust? How do you know? What happens when you loose it? Harvey McMillan is proud to say that it has a strong value base as a company. As the business owner … Continue reading
I was smiling at some biographical details which were provided for a presentation I was giving at a women’s conference where I was answering the question: How can I be an authentic leader and still retain my female self? The … Continue reading
How many times over your career have you had a manager or leader who was completely blind to the impact he or she was having on those around them? Well, guess what… as a leader it is likely that you … Continue reading
Confidence is a critical factor in high performers, and in high performing teams. It goes without saying that if you are a leader… you will have followers. The size and scope of your leadership role will to some extent be … Continue reading
In a crisis leaders emerge. Whether a leader is the appointed leader or an emergent leader, true leaders, and by definition successful leaders, have some shared characteristics. Given the cost of Leadership Development, it is important to know that as … Continue reading
There is a saying that someone I know said a couple of years ago and it is one I find myself either thinking or saying with some regularity. “You can’t read the label when you’re inside the jar!” How true … Continue reading
Over the next week or so, our blog will be focussing on the leadership journey. It is our view that as soon as you begin to think about leadership development, it is necessary to establish where the development is starting … Continue reading
Welcome to the Harvey McMillan Blog. We’ve created this space to have conversation with you about Leadership topics, emergent thinking, and Harvey McMillan’s views on that complex arena called Leadership, or more accurately the art of Leading. Leadership is a … Continue reading