Blog

Host Leadership in the hospitality sector: Hampton Inn

The philosophy of host leadership is based, of course, around hospitality – the welcoming and caring for guests. In ancient times this was something experience by...

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Watch your ‘thresholds’!

One of the six roles of a host leader is the Gatekeeper; the person who watches over the ‘gate’ (or door, or threshold), welcomes people in,...

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Space Creator: Everyone Deserves A Great Workplace!

One of our six new ‘roles of engagement’ is the Space Creator, the role of creating, maintaining and enhancing the space where interactions take place.  In...

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“Be like water” – flowing as a host leader

A recent article from Dr Colm Foster, Director of Executive Education at the Irish Management Institute, sets out the idea that, particularly in a fast-moving VUCA...

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Host Leadership – responding to the unexpected

In a fast-moving world, leaders need to become skilled improvisers.  That’s the message from Robert Poynton, associate fellow at Oxford’s Said Business School.  In a recent...

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News

Host Leadership Gathering 2019: 27-29 June – workshop proposals and booking now open

The Host Leadership Gathering 2019 is officially on!  We invite anyone interested in the future of engaging and participative leadership to join us in Munich, Germany...

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Mark’s TEDx talk on host leadership is live and online today!

Host co-author Mark McKergow’s TEDx talk about host leadership is online today! Mark was invited to speak at TEDx Kazimierz in Krakow, Poland earlier in the...

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Gareth Southgate – host leader!

As England make somewhat unexpected progress in the World Cup, it’s interesting to take a look at the part played by manager Gareth Southgate.  Southgate is...

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Host Leadership Gathering update – lots of great topics and people!

Plans for our 2018 Host Leadership Gathering on 28-29 May 2018 are firming up.  Some of the workshops and topics on the agenda include: Rolf Katzenberger...

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Host Leadership Gathering 2018 – Paris, 28-29 May! Tickets available now

Wonderful news from us here at Host Leadership.  Plans are coming together for our next Gathering, which will be in Paris, France on 28-29 May 2018. ...

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