Dame Helen Ghosh - 5 April 2017
Dame Helen Ghosh, Director-General of the National Trust, delivered a Bristol Distinguished Address Series lecture entitled "Why should anyone be led by you?".
Why should anyone be led by you?
In the final address of the spring series, Dame Helen Ghosh discussed the leadership skills she has learnt from a successful career. Dame Helen is Director-General of the National Trust, which is Europe's biggest conservation charity, and was previously Permanent Secretary in the Civil Service.
She spoke about the people she has learnt from other people and explained how they have modelled and affected her career.
Throughout the address, Dame Helen reiterated the importance of developing emotional resilience, and having stamina and optimism. She explained that these – along with getting enough sleep – are key to being a good leader.
Listen to Dame Helen Ghosh's talk.