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Mastermind: Lieutenant Colonel Langley Sharp MBE
Episode 666th October 2022 • Inside the Mind of Champions • Jeremy Snape
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Lieutenant Colonel Langley Sharp MBE was head of the Centre for Army Leadership, part of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and is responsible for championing leadership excellence across the British Army. Having graduated from Sandhurst two decades ago, his career in the Parachute Regiment has seen him deployed to Northern Ireland, Macedonia, Afghanistan and Iraq. 

Whatever your field, we can all draw lessons from the army. In today’s mastermind episode, Langley shares his view of leading teams, and why it's important to have the courage to be able to step back and let go of the ego. We also touch on the role pressure, his energy management techniques and having personal freedom versus responsibility.  

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‘The Habit of Excellence’ by Lt Col Langley Sharp

‘Team of Teams’ by General Stanley McCrystal

Whitepaper: Five Strategies to Optimise Hybrid Working


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