Nominations are now open across the United Kingdom for the Kindness & Leadership 50 Leading Lights Awards to recognise the contribution of kind leaders to business, the economy and society.
The deadline for nominations is Monday 5th June 2023.
The Kindness and Leadership 50 Leading Lights Awards recognise that a kind leader is defined not just by what they say and do, but by how what they say and do effects those around them. As such, each nomination will also need to be supported by two testimonials of support. These testimonials must come from people who have been impacted by the candidate.
Together with the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, the Kindness & Leadership Awards have explored the characteristics associated with kind leaders, those who are deeply thoughtful of others and show:
o Compassion, and
o Are dedicated to supporting the well-being of others and fostering a spirit of collaboration.
A panel made up of representatives from different industry sectors will review the entries and agree the final list of 50 stories. The 50 successful candidates will be announced on Monday 13th November 2023.
o The candidates can be male or female and there are no restrictions on age.
o Candidates are working and based in the UK.
o Kindness & Leadership are looking for leaders in their fields. Those in a position of leadership that can directly affect the culture of the company and industry within which they work.
o Candidates must be nominated by another and cannot self-nominate.
o Those nominating will need to write a citation about the candidate that clearly demonstrates their leadership impact through kindness.
o Applicants will also need two testimonials from people that have been impacted by the candidate.
Further information and a Nomination Form can be found on the Kindness & Leadership website.