Leadership in Sport - Cristiano Ronaldo

Published: 12th July

After the blockbuster of sport that happened this past weekend, with Serena Williams winning her 7th Wimbledon Crown to Andy Murray securing his 2nd Wimbledon title (his coach and mentor Ivan Lendl was a huge influence) and Lewis Hamilton in the prime of his career winning a 4th home grand prix at Silverstone to finally Portugal winning their first ever international trophy at the Euro 2016 championships. The spotlight was on one man, Cristian...

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The truth about women’s impact on corporate boards

Published: 1st July

Greater profits, greater CEO pay and enhanced problem-solving are just a few of the claimed advantages of increasing the number of women on a company’s board of directors. Could it really be true that merely adding a few women to the board could bring such powerful change? Alice Eagly, professor of psychology and management at Northwestern, and one of the most renowned researchers on female leaders, delved into the academic research on t...

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Brexit turmoil takes toll on main parties as leadership race ignites

Published: 1st July

Former prime minister Tony Blair has said "we should keep our options open" on the UK leaving the European Union. Contender Theresa May, says there’s no rush to start divorce proceedings.   He told the BBC the 48% who had voted to Remain felt "disenfranchised" and it was not clear "what we are moving to”.  “One of the reasons why we should keep our options open is: yes, the r...

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Everyone's talking about Jesse Williams' powerful BET speech

Published: 1st July

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams unleashes a powerful, often frustrated, speech about an imbalance of power at the BET awards. He was collecting the humanitarian award at the event and used his speech to praise the work that black activists have been doing in America. Jesse mentioned US citizens who'd been killed by police, questioned the role of police in society and thanked black women for the part they play. ...

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