Lessons in Leadership

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has shared his key lessons in leadership with one of the UK’s most respected current affairs magazines.

In an exclusive extract from his newly-published memoir, My Story: 50 Memories from Fifty Years of Service, released through Explorer Group Ltd, the Sheikh recalls the guiding principles instilled by his father, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, and which have served him well during his time in office.

These lessons include the importance of developing talent in others, and of seeking their counsel. As the Sheikh observes, “Only an ignorant person turns a blind eye to advice.”

You can read the full article at Prospect Magazine.

My Story is available now and is packed with many never-before-published anecdotes from Sheikh Mohammed’s 50 years of public service. Other highlights include his frank reflections on the Gulf War and his dealings with Colonel Gaddafi.