The Future of Work in Scotland: Leadership Essentials - Neil Jurd OBE

The Future of Work Scotland team are delighted to be bringing you this event with author of The Leadership Book Neil Jurd OBE.

In this session Neil explains a number of the key, simple and effective concepts from his highly regarded new book.

He explores leadership in its most simplest form and will cover areas such as asymmetric leadership, false leadership and leading with humility. We will ground this in the context of 'People' which Neil covers in Part Two of his book, as well as what it truly takes to lead teams and organisations.

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What can our attendees expect to take away from the session?

1. An understanding of the difference between leadership and management
2. How to build a more effective team

Here's some background on our amazing guest speaker for this session:

Neil Jurd is a leadership thinker, author, and presenter.

His practice is based on experience gained as an officer in the British Army, both on active service and teaching leadership at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. His operational service included tours in Sierra Leone, Yemen, and Iraq,

Neil works with a wide ranging of clients, including the NHS, the University of Sheffield, Independent Living Fund Scotland, Wilson James and Virgin Media.

Neil founded and continues to be a trustee of the Michelle Jurd Trust, a charity which supports veterans and provides character building opportunities for young people, he is the volunteer Director of Army Cadet Force Initial Officer Training, an Honorary Teaching Fellow of Lancaster University and he was recently presented with a British Citizen Award.

Neil’s ‘The Leadership Book’ gets excellent reviews and is available in all UK bookshops. The commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst recently described it as the best leadership book he had read. Neil’s leadership videos are available on Leader Connect.

For a free example of the videos and to see Neil’s work please go to:

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