Lord Smith, Good Example of Statesmanship
Have any of you noticed the lack of Statesmanship that exists in business?
Many will remember leaders in their life who had positive impact on their development. These were the leaders who set high standards for themselves but also for you, they stimulated participation, they had a can do spirit, as well as many other positive behaviours.
I was really taken by an interview given by Lord Smith yesterday on the BBC about how he chaired the commission following the referendum vote.
Listen carefully to the behaviours he used, and how he tackled the different types of personalities on the team, and how he used offline discussions to help reach consensus. I was impressed with his ‘Statesmanship’.
Watch the full interview here.