True leaders create leaders, not followers

Some people believe that leaders need followers. We disagree.  We believe that: True leaders create more leaders, not followers. Why is this?  When times are stable, aligning the organisation around the Continue Reading →

Why we need a new approach to leadership in times of change

We are living through a time of unprecedented global change. Like it or not, huge changes are taking place in politics, the economy, technology, society, and the environment: Covid-19, Brexit, Continue Reading →

Countering disinformation and fake news

This short film from 2014 describes how Russia’s President Putin (and others) have deliberately used disinformation and fake news to undermine people’s perception and understanding of the world. As the film explains, Continue Reading →

Tom Peters on leading the 21st-century organisation

Tom Peters

When McKinsey Quarterly interviewed long-time management guru Tom Peters he had a number of interesting things to say about leading the 21st-century organisation: On Automation: “I really do believe that the only Continue Reading →

Alan Watts — realising there is nothing to hold on to sets you free

River flowing between mountains into a lake

For people who like to go a little deeper, this short video of Alan Watts explores some of philosophy that underpins The Churning’s approach to Inner Leadership and antifragility. We are living Continue Reading →

Namechecked by the Institute of Leadership and Management

Manager with lightbulb as head

Great to see Inner Leadership being namechecked by the Institute for Leadership and Management recently. In an article titled “How can leaders win support for unusual business concepts?” Kate Cooper, Continue Reading →

Learning from America’s greatest president

Abraham Lincoln Memorial

In the 150 years since his death there has not been a single US President better than Abraham Lincoln. A survey in February 2015 still ranked him top. This is a man who led America through Continue Reading →