Take time in 2004 to ‘put some heart’ into your leadership practices, that’s the message coming from an eye-opening new book on the Relationship Age, by strategic and leadership ‘guru’ Sabina Spencer. In her forthcoming manual, The Heart of Leadership, Spencer offers persuasive arguments about how the ‘old rules no longer apply’ in the field of leadership – that it’s the ‘soft stuff’ like ’emotional intelligence’ that leaders need nowadays. Those of you not yet 100 per cent sold by this radical rethink should take some time to let the seven key steps sink in properly. If worst comes to the worst, they’ll always come in useful for a presentation or something.
The sale of the independent brand consultancy will see it retain its creative independence and management, while it has also revealed plans to expand to Shanghai.
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The annual design festival is back for its fifth edition this October, and will feature Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, Buzzcocks’ record sleeve designer Malcolm Garrett and an exhibition on Lucienne
A patent filed by the company reveals a mobile with thermal elements embedded into the screen, which would heat it up and fill any cracks if it became damaged.