Blog

Building team spirit for Team GB at Rio Olympics 2016 – the host leader way

Team GB (as the UK national team is rather oddly known at the Olympics) have had an extremely successful games in Rio.  A record medal haul,...

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Host Leadership and boundaries: The power of being near the front door

One of our six ‘roles of engagement’ for host leaders is the Gatekeeper – the one who sets boundaries, welcomes newcomers over the threshold and perhaps...

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The dialogic mindset and host leadership

I was recently delighted to be contacted by Gervase Bushe (pictured right) and Bob Marshak, widely known for their work on ‘Dialogic Organisation Development (OD)’.    They...

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Brexit: An opportunity for host leadership

Well, what a week it’s been with the UK voting narrowly for Brexit following a confused and heated campaign generating more heat that light from both...

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Invite and share: Jeremy Nicholas hosts better speaking

I first met Jeremy Nicholas at a Professional Speaking Association London meeting at the end of last year.  The PSA brings together speakers and those who...

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News

New review of Host book from Ashridge Executive Education

Our book Host has another review – this time from Kevin Barham of Ashridge Executive Education, one of the leading business schools internationally and now a...

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Host Leadership for school principals – new article online

The Australian teaching magazine Principia – published by the Queensland Secondary Principal’s Assocation  – has published a feature about host leadership.  The article, by Nick Burnett...

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The first International Host Leadership conference is coming! London 14-16 September 2016

The first international Host Leadership conference is coming!  We’re very excited to announce that there will events in London from 14-16 September 2016. The broad outline is:...

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Host Leadership comes to Sweden and Hungary – and the UK

We are thrilled to announce two opportunities to discover Host Leadership with Mark McKergow in the near future – in different parts of Europe. 23-24 February...

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Free webinars on using host leadership in education, health and police settings: Thursday 3 December 2015

We’re delighted to announce two special webinars featuring Mark McKergow and Helen Bailey exploring how host leadership works in public service settings.  These sessions, at 9am and...

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The Diary of a Host Leader