Please note, there is no requirement to have read the book prior to the event.
Join us for our fourth Virtual Book Club where we will be in the company of acclaimed author Neil Jurd. We will be hearing about his latest book The Leadership Book by Neil Jurd: A step by step guide to excellent leadership, and discussing some of the fascinating ideas and topics covered within it. The Virtual Book Club is interactive and attendees have the opportunity to ask questions and join the conversation in a relaxed setting. Not to be missed!
About the author - Neil Jurd
Introducing Neil Jurd – one of the UK’s top leadership development experts Neil Jurd is a seasoned leader with a wealth of experience in leadership development. Throughout his career, Neil has served as an officer in the British Army, where he led missions in Iraq, Yemen, Bosnia and Sierra Leone, and even received a commendation for his leadership as a junior officer. In addition to serving on the front lines, Neil has led expeditions around the world, taught leadership at the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and sat on the Army Officer Selection Board.
After leaving the military in 2009, Neil has continued to make a name for himself in the leadership development field. He has worked with some of the most respected organizations in the UK, including the NHS, the Leadership Trust and the Commonwealth Games Team Scotland. Neil’s work led him to found Leader Connect, an online platform that offers cutting-edge leadership courses to individuals looking to develop essential skills.
In 2020 Neil was awarded a British Citizen Award and in 2021, he was appointed OBE in the New Year Honours List. Neil is currently serving as the National Director of Initial Officer Training for the Army Cadet Force. He holds an MA from Cranfield University, studied Strategy at Manchester Business School, is a Fellow of both the Institute of Leadership and Management, and the Institute of Logistics and Transport.
About the book - The Leadership Book by Neil Jurd: A step by step guide to excellent leadership
Better leaders mean a better world: the simple guide to brilliant leadership.
How to build happier, engaged teams with compelling purpose.
"Leaders achieve things far beyond what they could do alone, by engaging others intellectually and emotionally in pursuit of a clear and compelling purpose."
Neil Jurd believes anyone can learn to lead. You don't need to be a 'born leader', subscribe to complex academic theories or get up at 4am to brainstorm ideas in a cold shower. This simple, concise, highly practical book offers a step-by-step guide to brilliant leadership.
Buy the book: You can buy the book from Amazon here or a signed copy from Sandhurst Trust here.
About This Session:
Join us on Zoom to share your thoughts with the author during this exclusive session and an opportunity to virtually network with members during a lively, informal discussion. Book your place on our Leadership Book Club now – places are limited so make sure you sign up today!
Please note: The Book Club Virtual Sessions are available to members only - If you are not a member, you can join here.
Also of interest
Why we must break down barriers to STEM careers.
It is vital for the UK to remove obstacles to STEM uptake so young people can meet their potential – and servant leadership can light the way, says humanitarian engineer George Imafidon.
How the EY Foundation is setting the stage for leaders of tomorrow.
In its work with young people who are living in poverty, EY Foundation is giving them faith in their capabilities and prospects, says the organisation’s interim CEO, Jodie McNally.
Why better mental health education would prepare young people to lead.
Properly teaching young people about the key attributes of mental wellbeing would set them up to be effective future leaders, says Tanya Marwaha of Championing Youth Minds.