Paul Allen's stories
Paul Allen on the war for NHS talentSubscription
First the bad news. According to the chancellor of the exchequer, this country is experiencing the harshest economic conditions in 60 years. On a more upbeat note, GCSE and A-level results are at an all-time high and more young people than ever are going into higher education.
Paul Allen on failure breeding successSubscription
Having recently returned from a frustrating day's skiing, I was regaling a friend with my experiences over dinner. He asked me how my day had been.
Paul Allen on business principles for the NHSSubscription
Last year, I wrote an article for this column on the role leadership plays in building and sustaining great organisations. It featured the work of Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and Built To Last.
Recipes for organisational success Subscription
High-performing organisations - inside and outside the NHS - have a number of management techniques in common, explains Paul Allen
Understanding competency frameworks can help the NHS use them to their full potential
Leadership in the NHS - how to sponsor changeSubscription
To make any change project successful, a good sponsor is essential. Paul Allen explains what the role demands
Paul Allen on the will to succeedSubscription
Sports psychology teaches us that a positive attitude and self-belief are the keys to success
Paul Allen on a fashionable performanceSubscription
'All teams should take a long hard look at their communication and decision-making processes'