Michael Pain interviews Claudia Nagel on leadership for newly appointed CEO’s

Michael explores with Claudia the ‚psychology‘ of being the CEO – including the transition of mindset and approach required for the role and ask questions about leading at scale (diverse teams of people many of whom you rarely meet), working with an expert team, managing the demands of the role, maintaining a learning mindset, balancing strategic and operational demands, managing crisis, and much more.

Michael Pain is the founder and managing director of Forum Strategy, a strategy and membership organisation in the UK for trust and school CEOs – with an emphasis on executive leadership training and coaching; organisational development and strategic planning; and leadership development networks. We support leaders and organisations to plan, grow and thrive.

Forum’s reach is national. They run six regional CEO leadership development networks across England and have provided highly-valued strategic consultancy support for many dozens of organisations, including academy trusts.