About Brian Willman

Brian Willman

Leading Creative People

Leading creative people is one of the most challenging skills for executives but for many businesses this is a critical success factor. From pharmaceuticals to IT to advertising, the presence of a few very creative people given good leadership can be the difference between a good and a great business. The basic tension that leaders […]

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Leadership AND Management

Leadership AND Management

A colleague of mine at London Business School likes to ask MBA students if they are keen to become managers. The response is usually mixed, with some students saying yes and the majority giving negative reactions to the whole concept of management – “That’s all about telling people what to do,” being a common response. […]

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