Leadership pantomime?

A recent article in the Sunday Times asked “what qualities are needed to become an NHS leader” (ie apart from having a skin like a rhinoceros or attracting headlines through being engaged to the NHS Chief Executive)

And if you read as far as the “How to get to the top” bullet points at the end you may despair at the advice to “understand the numerous changes in the last decade“. So if you think it’s sometimes a bit like a pantomime (“Oh no it isn’t!”  I hear you cry).

And staying with the dramatic arts enhancing your  confidence and well-being, are you operating in your first, second or third circle? A top voice coach, Patsy Rodenburg from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, has written a book on “Power Presentation” which is well worth a read.


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