Category Archive: Mentoring

Jun 21

Key piece of advice for Oxbridge candidates #1

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The best piece of advice any one gave me as a prospective Oxbridge candidate was listen to BBC Radio 4. My listening prompted me to read a book that I referenced in my personal statement, and fuelled a brilliant conversation during my interview. Radio 4 listening serves two purposes. The intellectual debate on the current affairs programmes …

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Apr 16

Leadership (your way)

‘What is leadership?’ is a question which keeps popping into conversations with clients and friends recently. I reckon it’s not about having followers, an official title or shiny badge. Neither is it necessary to have a vision, strategy or exemplary communication skills (although those can help). I experience great leadership in people who are being …

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