Daily Archives: June 12, 2019

Caribbean American Healthcare Awards: Meet the Honorees: NYC – June 25, 2019

Britain’s Followership Problem – By Bagehot | The Economist

Britain’s Followership Problem

A lack of leadership is not the country’s only difficulty

Bagehot | The Economist

Back in 1997 Warren Bennis, a management guru, invited this columnist, who then had the onerous job of reporting on California, to a soirée in his house on Santa Monica beach to discuss the evergreen topic of leadership.

A junior guru presented a paper on how today’s leaders needed all sorts of touchy-feely qualities such as empathy. Yours truly annoyed everyone by arguing that Margaret Thatcher had been a pretty good leader without knowingly engaging in empathy. Then Peter Drucker, speaking in a heavy Viennese accent and dressed in a three-piece suit, threw his own hand-grenade. “I don’t know why people are so fixated on the subject of leadership,” he said, or words to that effect. “What we really need to think about is followership.”      Continue reading

Guyana-born Coleen Amos, Founder of the Amos Bursary, awarded OBE in the UK

Coleen Amos OBE

Colleen Amos, the founder of the leading London empowerment charity for black boys, The Amos Bursary, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

Colleen Amos OBE described the honour as ‘ a wonderful tribute’ to the charity which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Colleen said;

“ The Charity’s aim is to address the under representation in higher education and the professions, of young British men of African and Caribbean Descent, by providing mentoring and empowerment to ensure each student moves from potential to performance. Continue reading

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