If you pick up and read many of the thousands of books around leadership and management you would assume that it is pretty straightforward.
Some even present what on the face of it is a success blueprint.
In theory leading and managing is not hard. In practice there is a huge difference between what the books tell you and what happens in practice.
In today’s audio blog post I share some personal thoughts on what the textbooks don’t tell you about leading and managing
Duncan Brodie works with NHS organisations in the areas of change and improvement with specific focus on the people factors.