WHY ETHICAL LEADERSHIP MATTERS NOW

  It’s at times like we are currently experiencing, where the entire world is combatting the coronavirus pandemic and where economic activity has collapsed, that the spotlight focuses on our political and business leadership. Entire nations are fearful as they struggle to contain the spread of a deadly virus; they are fearful also because entire […]

HOW TO BE INCLUSIVE IN LIFE AND LEADERSHIP

A few short years ago I attended an open-air event at a building site which was to be the location of a new high-tech school. There was an impressive array of VIPs and dignitaries who were all awaiting the arrival of the ( then) Irish Taoiseach ( Prime Minister), Enda Kenny, who duly arrived and […]

Change, Resistance And Fear. How To Cope.

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; they only create sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like – Lao Tzu (Chinese philosopher). It was the Greek philosopher, Heraclitus who said that the only constant in life is change.  Everyday we experience change-the […]

Being Your Best Self At Work

Passion is the difference between having a job and having a career. if you have a job and you are happy to do your work with the minimum of effort then this blog article may not be for you. But if you are a person who has a career that you want to advance and […]

Smart Organisations Promote Wellbeing

The OECD has estimated that 11% of employees around the world work 50+ hours per week . Employees spend around 50% of their waking hours in any given working day at work. It matters, therefore, that employees are reasonably content and productive and it is in any organisation’s interest that this is the case. Employees […]

Success requires certain personal ingredients

Over this past year I was determined to write my book, Every Leader’s Reality Guide , which I published in September. This was the achievement of my primary goal . To write and publish my book I needed to have  belief, commitment, passion, determination and resilience. I achieved my goal because I matched my vision with […]

Why did I write my book on Leadership?

I have just published Every Leader’s Reality Guide and I am overwhelmed by the very positive feedback from so many people ( My book is available on www.michaelmoriarty.ie). While my book has been endorsed by some national and international leaders I am humbled that  many readers also find my book to be really helpful. I have been […]

Every Leader’s Reality Guide

  I often ask myself why I have spent weeks and months writing my new book –Every Leader’s Reality Guide. Why did I feel I needed to share my knowledge and insights about what it means to be a good leader ? I was always fascinated about leaders and leadership and I found myself in […]

Leadership, leaders and followers

If you think leadership is for someone else then think again. We are all leaders in certain circumstances and at certain times in our lives. As a parent, as a friend or as an adviser we all assume leadership roles even if we do not see ourselves as leaders. In my new book, Every Leader’s […]