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About James

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James Hilton is an international writer, author and speaker. He helps people to navigate the stresses and strains of the modern workplace in both the public and private sectors.

He is a frequent contributor to the national and international press and has made numerous appearances on T.V. and radio.

James’ first book, ‘Leading from the Edge’, was published by Bloomsbury Publications in 2016. An in depth look at leadership, resilience and stress management, the content will resonate with leaders in every profession. James weaves together personal anecdotes, practical strategies and research in a book that is optimistic, moving, sometimes humorous, but always from the heart.

His new book, is titled ‘Ten Traits of Resilience’ (Bloomsbury 2018). In an increasingly complex and ever-changing world,  leadership is a rewarding but multifaceted role. In order to survive in the job long term, leaders need to understand how they can lead with positivity and purpose, all the while avoiding stress, coping with adversity, and taking better care of themselves physically and mentally.  With wellbeing and retention a growing concern in many professions it is essential that leaders pass on this confidence and optimism to their staff  too.