Vital Minds Blog

How To Balance Corporate Leadership & Responsibility In An Increasingly Corporate World

Today more than ever, business leaders have a dual role. Both in the UK and the US, the geopolitical issues have had (and continue to have) far-reaching consequences and it has forced them to confront highly-charged views. Brexit, Scottish independence,...

Change, And How Legal Departments Cope…

Assuming leadership of a business or organisation through times of change comes with a daunting list of challenges (and dare we say, opportunities), both on a macro- and micro-level. The challenges are no less vital to the running of a business or organisation...

Who Are The ‘Everyday’ Leaders?

Who Are The ‘Everyday’ Leaders? This is a version of an article originally written by a highly experienced and highly respected change and development professional. The trouble with leadership is that for most businesses and organisations, it’s...

Is There Anyone Left To Trust?

Is There Anyone Left To Trust? A version of this article was originally written by a senior executive of a globally-renowned marcomms firm. The world we live in is currently in the midst of a crisis of confidence where leadership is concerned. Every week...

Developing Global Leaders

Developing Global Leaders This article – a version of which was originally written by a highly experienced marketing professional in the education sector – follows on from our piece last week where we discussed the preparation of tomorrow’s leaders....

Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow

Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow This is a version of an article originally written by a highly experienced educator who has worked at a number of private and international schools across the UK and abroad. It’s a question that has occupied (and stumped)...

How To Be A Limitless Leader

This is a version of an article originally written by a Vice-President of Sales at a major global airline. Self-belief and self-trust is everything. Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is quoted as saying ‘Being confident and believing...

What Is Mindfulness?

/mʌɪn(d)f(ʊ)lnəs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. “their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition” 2. a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly...

The ultimate guide to Listening – a leader’s most important skill

Being a leader is by no means an easy task, even those whom start with the noblest of intentions can soon find themselves overwhelmed and overworked. Trying to find a sense of balance can often prove difficult. However, at VMBT when we work with senior...

How to most effectively use networking opportunities

At VMBT coaching we work with our clients; complimenting their professional experience with successful strategies that help improve their personal brand and professional lives. For those clients looking to grow professionally we always emphasise the benefits...