In the media

Host Leadership is in the media.  Coverage of the paradigm of leader-as-host online, in print and on the air. (Most recent first.)

Lush Learning: Host Leadership.  Mark McKergow discussed new leadership, jazz and freedom with Andrew Paine from international fruity soap giant Lush.  http://player.lush.com/radio/lush-learning-host-leadership-andrew-paine-dr-mark-McKergow

Meeting the Stranger: Being a good host for Jakobsweg travellers.  Mark helps would-be hosts connect the six roles of host leadership into practical ideas.  https://www.jakobsweg.ch/de/eu/ch/spiritualitaet/gastgeberin/gastgebende/

Hero to Host: Developing police leadership in the 21st century is now in the Library of Professional Coaching http://libraryofprofessionalcoaching.com/case-studies/publicgovernment-sector/hero-to-host-developing-police-leadership-in-the-21st-century/

Host leadership for school principals – ‘Getting the balance right’ by NIck Burnett and Jason Pascoe is published by Principia magazine in Australia.

Peace and Collaborative Development Network, Georgetown University – Samuel Mahaffy’s essay on ‘The Co-Construction of “the Enemy”‘ references Host leadership ideas explicitly as an important element of making progress

Police Oracle – handling honour-based violence, a new approach https://www.policeoracle.com/news/comment/2015/Dec/16/handling–honour-based–violence–a-new-approach-_90432.html

Bdaily – police urged to adopt ‘Host’ approach to leadership https://bdaily.co.uk/law/04-01-2016/police-urged-to-adopt-host-approach-to-leadership

Coaching At Work magazine – how to develop more productive engaged employees http://www.coaching-at-work.com/2016/01/05/how-to-develop-more-productive-engaged-employees

Fresh Business Thinking – leading as a host to maximise the success of your team http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/leading-as-a-host-to-maximise-the-success-of-your-team/

From Hero to Host – new leadership thinking in Police magazine (UK) http://www.policemag.co.uk/editions/Aug15_I_need_a_hero.aspx

Mark podcasts with Robbe Richman from Culture Hackers: Robbe says “This is the most compelling leadership philosophy I’ve heard. It completely aligns withe culture of the network age.” Hear the whole thing at http://www.robertrichman.com/to-be-a-leader-be-a-great-host/

Agile software leadership – Pierluigi Pugliese thinks that host leadership is a better fit than servant leadership http://www.infoq.com/articles/host-leadership-agile

Host book is a finalist in two book awards! – http://www.personneltoday.com/pr/pr/host-leadership-book-gains-recognition-at-two-international-book-awards-2/

The six essential roles of engagement for leaders in 2015 – http://www.suzipomerantz.com/the-six-essential-roles-of-engagement-for-leaders-in-2015/

It’s more than just numbers – supporting women in the workplace, HR Review – http://www.hrreview.co.uk/analysis/analysis-diversity/the-secret-to-supporting-women-in-the-workplace-looking-beyond-the-numbers/54466

Library of Professional Coaching – looking to the future http://libraryofprofessionalcoaching.com/concepts/leadership-foundations/looking-to-the-future-are-your-feet-on-the-ground-or-in-the-clouds/

Information Age – keeping female talent http://www.information-age.com/it-management/skills-training-and-leadership/123458664/problem-not-just-attracting-female-talent-technology-jobs-its-keeping-them-there

Huffington Post – A new paradigm for leadership http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donna-steinhorn/the-host-as-leader-a-new-_b_6171706.html

New! Book review by Julie Couchman-Boor of Tearfund (pdf) http://bit.ly/1xVYkoX

New! ICF blog – Becoming a host leader http://coachfederation.org/blog/index.php/3717/

Mark interviewed by Alysha Wood on Croydon Radio (very nice interview with a clued-up presenter – well worth a listen; mp3 download)

Engage for Success website – http://www.engageforsuccess.org/time-come-new-yet-ancient-look-leadership/#.VH2tSXxyaM-

International Business Times – why leadership is no longer about being the hero  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/top-tips-business-leaders-2015-why-its-no-longer-about-being-hero-1475971

‘Host, not hero’ is one of American Express’s five key traits for tomorrow’s business leaders https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/articles/future-ceo-5-key-traits-business-leaders-tomorrow-need-now/

HR Review: Six new roles of engagement http://www.hrreview.co.uk/analysis/analysis-hr-news/mark-mckergow-and-helen-bailey-the-six-new-roles-of-engagement/54146

Build relationships fast: Five ways to think like a connector – Sales Initiative http://www.sales-initiative.com/toolbox/leadership/build-relationships-fast-%E2%80%93-five-ways-to-think-like-a-connect/

HRZone – What is host leadership? http://www.hrzone.com/feature/leadership/what-host-leadership/144589

Talent Management – support women in the workplace by leading as a host http://www.talentmgt.com/articles/6928-support-women-in-the-workplace-by-leading-as-a-host

Cutting Edge Consciousness – Mark is the guest on Freeman Michaels and Barnet Bain’s popular show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmVPcsBDW_g

Leading Conversations – Mark talks to Cheryl Esposito about flexibility in 21st century leadership and leading as a host http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs169/1101842451540/archive/1118834421569.html

Sunday Assembly podcast – Mark talks with Sanderson Jones, Pippa Evans and Cameron Reilly about how leading as a host is a key skill in building 21st century communities http://www.sundayassemblybrisbane.com.au/sunday-assembly-podcast-9-mark-mckergow-author-of-host/