‘Colonel Seb Pollington is Head of People Strategy at the Ministry Of Defence. He is also a leadership mentor, Chairman of the Army Modern Pentathlon & a senior army officer of 30 years service. Initially lured by the prospect of travel, sport & being around people, Seb has seen action in both Gulf Wars and emphasises the importance of always being ready. “I found myself, quite unexpectedly, within six months of graduating, a Desert Tank Commander. No one saw that coming.” he examples. Seb shares some wonderful insights into how the military approaches leadership & what the worlds of business & sport can learn from it. We cover reasons why people join the army, recruitment challenges, knowing your place in the hierarchy plus why the thinkers & planners often make the best leaders. “Ultimately, leadership boils down to ‘real valuable human experience’ reveals Seb. He also concludes that strength, endurance and skill are the 3 most crucial attributes that

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