No one watching, listening or reading the news recently can have ignored the issue of leadership.
We are in a time where many leaders are divisive figures, whether in politics or business; where they are seen as ineffective, or bullying, or mired in scandal.
But there is another quality many of these leaders share, or are perceived as having: loneliness.
Mark Cushway, entrepreneur, leadership coach leadership coach and motivational speaker, talks about the difficulties leaders face when they find themselves permanently out on a limb.
“This is not about excusing poor performance or bad behaviour, but it is to do with working out how leaders find themselves in the position they’re in, what the risks are, and what possible support and solutions there are for them.”
THE ISSUE OF LONELINESS IN LEADERSHIP