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SkipPrichard Leadership Insights

Blog of OCLC CEO Skip Prichard. [Last checked: 30/10/20]


Covey, S. R. (1999) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Simon and Schuster

A business and self-help book written by Stephen Covey. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls “true north” principles based on a character ethic. [Last checked: 30/10/20]

Facet Publishing: Management and Leadership 

List of books on leadership / management published by Facet Publishing. [Last checked: 30/10/20]


Leadership and Management (OpenLearn)

Part of the Open University’s free content. [Last checked: 30/10/20]

Skills Development Network

E-learning and face to face courses. Free registration needed. [Last checked: 30/10/20]


Introverted Leadership Toolkit

A toolkit for introverted leaders and their mentors. [Last checked: 30/10/20]


Leadership in the NHS: thoughts of a newcomer

Marcus Powell joined The King’s Fund in 2016 as Director of Leadership and Organisational Development, having spent his whole career outside the NHS in the private sector. This paper contains his initial observations about leadership in the NHS. [Last checked: 30/10/20]


Mind Tools: Leadership Skills

Learn 60 skills and techniques that will help you become a better leader at work. You can find out about core leadership techniques; discover how to use a wide variety of leadership styles; learn how to become highly emotionally intelligent; and find out how to lead effectively when things get difficult.  Some free content; monthly subscription required for all content. [Last checked: 30/10/20]

NHS Leadership Academy

Leadership development resources aimed mainly for NHS senior managers. [Last checked: 30/10/20]

SCONUL: Leading Libraries

Resources to to help build leadership capacity within the sector and to support library leaders in their own leadership development. [Last checked: 30/10/20]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Website with resources to support the thinking outlined in the book written by Stephen Covey.  [Last checked: 30/10/20]

Skills You Need: Leadership Skills

Produces and publishes high-quality, well researched and easy-to-read information about essential life skills. [Last checked: 30/10/20]

What is the role of leadership in the NHS?

Guardian Healthcare Network article. Our expert panel discussed what makes a good leader and how to better equip the leaders of tomorrow. [Last checked: 30/10/20]