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Lead On article by Matthew Frost. Accountability has a mixed press. Some love it, others hate it. Matthew understands both positions, arguing that we need to redeem accountability by a clearer understanding of what it is, and having a better approach to using it to help develop leaders. 

Lead On article by Rob Bewley. ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ Are we sure about that? Rob suggests that we may have misinterpreted this often-quoted verse in leadership circles. 

Lead On article by Graham Archer. Notices. They are a feature of church life. In fact, they are a feature of most gatherings of people, even if it is just that the exits are here, here and here. But how do we do give notices in a way that actually inspires, informs and impacts people? 

Lead On article by Emma Sykes. Can leaders be friends with those they lead? Emma was told not at her training college, others were told most certainly they can. Who is right? And how do we navigate friendship with those we lead?

Lead On article by Charles Burgess. As we approach leadership, we realise there are certain things we try to avoid, certain things we’ve learnt to not do. But what should we be avoiding? 

Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. Failure is not something we enjoy. In fact, it's something we often try to avoid. But Ian suggests that may not be a good idea. He outlines three different types of failure and encourages us to fail well.

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. With around 71% of Anglican churches in a multi-parish benefice, and many other denominations following suit, how we make sense of the complexities involved is a vital key to effective leadership in such places.

Lead On article by Richard Moy. When leaders fall, the crash is not only devastating for them but also for those around them. Richard writes a personal reflection on the impact of such falls, and reflects on Gideon and what we might learn from him. 

Lead On article by Graham Archer. We all have blind spots, but knowing what they are isn’t that easy. The clue is in the name! Knowing where they tend to hide and giving feedback to others is helpful in order to see what our own particular blind spots might be. 

Lead On article by John Fisher. Drawing on his significant experience interviewing people for roles on a weekly basis, John offers some advice on how to sell yourself in an interview setting.