How one chief architect models servant leadership

A little while ago I sat down with Xiao Ma to talk about life at Medium, organizational leadership, and his role as Chief Architect at the online publishing company. Over the course of our conversation, I was introduced to the idea of servant leadership and…

Merkel’s Succession Plan Unravels as Protégée Ends Leadership Bid

BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s succession plan was upended Monday when the head of her conservative party said she wouldn’t run for the chancellery and would step down as party leader later this year. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defeated rivals to become chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union…

Labour leadership: Unite endorses Rebecca Long-Bailey

Image copyright PA Media Rebecca Long-Bailey has won the backing of the Unite union in her bid to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. The shadow business secretary now needs just one more union or affiliate to endorse her to confirm her place on the…

Labour leadership: Long-Bailey and Thornberry launch campaigns

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry launched her leadership campaign in Guildford Two of the candidates to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as the next Labour leader are launching their campaigns. Speaking in Manchester, Rebecca Long-Bailey will promise to end the “gentlemen’s…

Adam Grant Picks 20 Leadership Books to Read in 2020

Leaders and managers have a lot of exciting reading in the year ahead I’m constantly surprised by the number of leaders and managers who say they’re too busy to read. Leaders who don’t have time to read are leaders who don’t make time to learn….

Israel’s Netanyahu Faces Party Leadership Challenge

TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rallied members of his Likud party to lend him their support in a primary election, touting his security credentials and high profile on the world stage as he attempts to chase off the first serious internal challenge to his…

Clive Lewis joins Labour leadership race

Image copyright Getty Images Shadow Treasury minister Clive Lewis has become the second MP to officially enter the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. In an article for the Guardian, he said he feared “necessary truths may go unspoken” if he didn’t put…