Know yourself and be yourself to be a good leader, says Jonathan Ruffer of Ruffer LLP

Tristan Blythe, Editorial Director, 22/02/2017

A good leader needs to be themselves, Jonathan Ruffer, chairman and founder of Ruffer LLP told the fourth eprivateclient Leadership Seminar.

He cited Winston Churchill as an example of this. A profile of the politician appeared in the Evening Standard early in the 1930s which said the writer would not want Mr Churchill to lead in a future war.

Mr Ruffer said this was to be expected as Mr Churchill had been a “disaster as Chancellor of the Exchequer, possibly one of the worse” and also had a poor record in the Government in the First World War, most notably over Gallipolli.


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