Candles in the wind: leadership, values and feelings

30 August 2017 | Faith & Society Management

"This month’s outpouring about Princess Diana, twenty years after her death, may have inspired, repelled or puzzled, depending whether you feel included, excluded or simply bemused by this circle-fest of shared emotion. Yet all three reactions can lure us unwittingly down the common path of devaluing the achievements of a woman leader. If we turn what she did into ‘soft stuff’ (spoken of derogatively), we risk losing a leadership lesson very relevant in the year of the Grenfell fire and the Charlottesville march."

The opening of a reflection by Douglas Board on 30 August 2017. For several years Douglas served as a trustee of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. To see the whole article, follow the link or download it from here.

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