Resources

We are continuously updating our resources pages to give you the chance to find information relevant to your career stage or specific need.

These could include key publications, articles, online learning materials and databases, and orginate from a range of organisations and experts that we feel will help support those who are already involved in medical leadership and management, or those who want to develop their leadership and management skills. Please enquiries [at] fmlm [dot] ac [dot] uk (contact us if you know of relevant resources) that would be useful for this section of our website.

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Leicester City's Premier League win this year was a fantastic sporting triumph, but but also a triumph of leadership. Thinkers50’s Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove highlight six leadership lessons we can learn from the Foxes’ victory, starting with: leaders tune in to context; underdogs have teeth; leaders hunt in packs.

20 Jun 2016

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"Relationships are to the social era what efficiency was to the industrial era", says Nilofer Merchant, winner of the Thinkers50 Future Thinker Award and TED speaker.

23 Jun 2016

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As life seems to get ever busier and ever faster, there seems to be less and less time. Time is precious, and as Benjamin Franklin said "lost time is never found again". So what are the quickest ways to keep up-to-date in current developments in healthcare and the NHS, and in leadership and management?

23 Jun 2016

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n this podcast, Deborah Rowland, co-author of Sustaining Change: Leadership That Works, talks about how she used adoption as an asset – to cultivate her curiosity and curtail her fear of rejection.

02 Jun 2016

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When assessing the potential of future leaders, we often forget to ask one key question: How much do you love leading people? The best leaders have one quality in common. They love leading people and they are passionate about it!

30 May 2016

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For Nelson Mandela it was Robben Island. For former U.S. presidential candidate John McCain it was Vietnam. There is a point in the lives of leaders, a moment when the leader makes the grade, when they leap from management to leadership, from team member to leader.

26 May 2016

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Talking to entrepreneurial leaders you never know what to expect. Sometimes their business idea appears badly developed. Other times it is so highly developed that they can appear caught in an entrepreneurial straightjacket of great intentions.

03 Jun 2016

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Over 76% of all adults in the UK now have smartphones. There are now over 1.5 million apps in both the Apple and the Android stores, and the number is constantly growing. So which are the best free apps for leaders?

31 May 2016

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Strategy doesn't get stuck at the 'workers' or the 'frozen middle' level; it gets stuck because senior executives don't see themselves as an aligned force for good, says Liz Mellon, author of Inside the Mind of the Leader and The Strategy of Execution.

24 May 2016

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Deborah Rowland, co-author of Sustaining Change: Leadership That Works, draws on her experience of leading change in major global organisations including Shell, BBC Worldwide and PepsiCo, to show how 'change is changing'.

16 May 2016

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“To be omnipotent but friendless is to reign”, wrote the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. He was right. Even if a leader’s power doesn’t quite stretch to omnipotence, being a leader can be a lonely place. It can also be a confusing one. Isolation and ambiguity are powerfully destructive forces among the ranks of leaders.

10 May 2016

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When we make plans for the future or even just today, why do we so seldom, if ever, plan on distractions? We plan as if we will be able to get down to work without accommodating the fact that life always intrudes to alter our priorities and test our focus.

13 May 2016

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One of the most inspiring leaders we have ever met is Dame Ellen MacArthur. She is a master of many skills, but one of the clearest is one that is central to modern leadership: being able to move from the short-term to the long-term – constantly. Leaders have to master the art of zooming in and zooming out at the right times.

02 May 2016

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Baroness Julia Cumberlege CBE DL, House of Lords and a Fellow of five medical royal colleges delivered this year’s Lilly lecture, 'Take me to your leader'. The lecture was hosted at the Royal College of Physicians on 20 April.

06 May 2016

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We are launching a new collection of the best online leadership resources for FMLM members, curated by Dr John Hunt, development manager and coach, and former NHS chief executive. Join the discussion at #FMLMlink.

02 May 2016

Contemporary Leadership

Timely wisdom on a timeless topic! FMLM has partnered with Thinkers50, the leading experts on management ideas, to bring our members a series of articles that distill the very latest thinking on a subject that has fascinated mankind for thousands of years.