Blog

Host is turning into a favourite leadership book!

On our twitter account @thehostleader recently we had a tweet from Barry Overeem. Barry has listed his six favourite leadership books – and Host is one...

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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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News

Watch Mark’s keynote on host leadership at StretchCon 2016

I was very privileged to be invited to give a keynote at the prestigious StretchCon conference in Budapest last week.  The event was excellent and I...

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Expanding, growing, building… Host Leadership Gathering 2016 report

September 2016 saw leaders and leadership developers from around the world congregating in London for the very first Host Leadership Gathering.  What emerged from the three...

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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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The Diary of a Host Leader