Author Archive: Mick Yates

Experienced Global leader, with a unique combination of skills and experience, and a strong track record in big corporations, start-ups, non-profits & teaching. Worked across 6 continents at CEO and Board level, with a broad combination of expertise, including hands-on consumer brand marketing, retailing and the application of Big Data.

Founded leader-values.com, a top Leadership site with a vast range of resources. Features the 4E’s Leadership Framework, researched at Oxford & HEC, forming the basis of consulting work. Visiting Professor at University of Leeds focusing on Leadership Development in networked systems, with special interest in human changes arising from the impact of "Big Data".

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New Eyes: The Human Side of Change Leadership
By September 29, 2013 Read More →

New Eyes: The Human Side of Change Leadership

The new book from the Change Leaders. Get The Book Here The book includes eight practical ways to simplify complexity, handle turbulence, use Big Data and improve results in change and business transformation. Have two effective tools for better trust and integrity in organisations Identify your change leadership communications style – wolf, parrot, spider or koala? Use […]

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the 4E’s and Change – Part 2
By February 1, 2013 Read More →

the 4E’s and Change – Part 2

To follow on from Part 1   1. An accepted need for change There must be a “need” creation process – the Leader usually understands the reason and the need for the change first, but not always. Sometimes the need is there, well identified, yet no one knows how to deal with it. It is […]

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The 4E’s and Change – Part 1
By January 25, 2013 Read More →

The 4E’s and Change – Part 1

This article was authored by Mick Yates after a workshop as part of CCC1, with input from many participants There is a real difference between Managers and Leaders (Peter Drucker, 1954; John Kotter, 1996). Leaders need to be great Managers, but Managers are not always great Leaders. Managers are essentially a 20th century concept, as […]

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