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Our Leadership Insights and Digests are available to download below. Insights are short leadership articles. Bite-sized and written by leadership experts and practioners, they are ideal professional education for anyone interested in improving their leadership. Digests give you a summary of the best leadership publications of the last 3 months. They are shared through our social media channels and our email distribution list.

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Soldier Leadership Resources and CLM

This Is Why The Best JNCOs Self-Develop. Self-development is the key to enduring success as a JNCO and it begins where official military training stops. www.taskandpurpose.com

RSM Common Sense. From Harrogate to Helmand, Brecon to Basra. What valuable, yet common sense, leadership advice does WO1 (RSM) Spud Armon have based on over 22 years in the infantry? www.thearmyleader.co.uk

The 168 Series.  A ten part series by leaders and leadership developers, looking at how they spend the 168 hours we all have each week, improving themselves and their teams. www.3x5leadership.com

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Developing your Personal Leadership

The Four Building Blocks of Change. Advice from McKinsey on how to lead your organization through change. Unsurprising hint – leading by example is crucial in leading change. www.mckinsey.com

Leaders Turn Brick Into Paper. As a leader, do you turn brick walls into paper walls? As a leader you can solve problems that your followers can’t. www.themilitaryleader.com

The Machine Will Run Without You. A Checklist For Checking Out. Your team need to be able to function without you. How are you setting them up to work in your absence? www.fromthegreennotebook.com

Crucibles of Leadership. There are moments in your life that forge who you are as a leader. Some people don’t recognise them and miss out on the opportunity to develop. www.HBR.org/topic/leadership