Four key rules for successful leadership

Christian Harrison

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The disruption and devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. Not only has it taken the lives of more than 5 million people around the world, it has also seriously wounded the global economy.

Thousands of businesses have gone bust and employees are demotivated, with almost four in 10 feeling less galvanised at work since the pandemic. There has been a decline in productivity for most businesses, with those sectors involving the most social contact bearing the brunt.

I recently wrote about the skills that effective leaders need to possess. These have never been more relevant, especially now that we need strong leadership to guide us to recovery after the pandemic. Here are four key skills crucial to help make that happen.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation Trust (UK) Limited
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2021


  • leadership
  • decision making
  • empathy


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