Neil Francis

Neil Francis

Author of Inspired Thinking, Positive Thinking (LID Publishing, 2019) and The Entrepreneur’s Book (LID Publishing, 2018), Neil Francis has extensive experience as a chairman, CEO, and director of many companies. Currently he is the Chairman of a digital agency, director of an internet company, as well as a consultancy and a social enterprise. Neil Francis is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD Magazine. He can be found on LinkedIn and via his website.
C-Suite Advisory

The importance of reclaiming your individuality

In 1997, Apple and TBWA/Chiat/Day launched the "Think Different' campaign," which what would become one of the most talked-about campaigns ever. It revolved around a deceptively simple, grammatically clumsy slogan: ‘Think Different.’ Rob Siltanen, the agency’s creative director and managing partner, wrote one of the most famous commercials in history...
CEO Insider

The Impostor In The Boardroom

If you are a CEO or a Director are you concerned that you are going to be ‘found out’? Basically your peers, staff or clients are going to find out that actually you are a ‘fraud’, and it was down to luck and not your skill, knowledge and expertise that...
Neil Francis
CEO Insider

The Importance of Self-Awareness for effective leadership

In 1955 the psychologists Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham developed a model to help people better understand their relationship with themselves and others. They called it ‘’Johari’s Window’’.  In 2000, the author and philosopher Charles Handy developed a leadership and management tool based on Luft’s and Ingham model and called...