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December 23, 2019

According to a recent McKinsey study, over a third of senior leaders cite finding and keeping the right talent as their most significant managerial challenge. Whilst business leaders know that talent is valuable and scarce, 82 percent of businesses don’t believe they r...

December 3, 2019

Automation, new employment models, or multi-generational teams are driving businesses to re-imagine their organisational structures and approach to talent management. As the work landscape continues to evolve, embracing learning and development can help to drive employ...

August 13, 2019

Albert Einstein once said that failure is success in progress. In his understanding, strengths didn’t just happen to people, they needed to be developed. As a child Einstein showed slow progress in speaking and writing, and his family believed that he might be mentally...

May 24, 2019

If you met someone at a social event whose eyes were constantly moving around the room or if they were repeatedly checking their phone during the conversation, would they make a good impression or make you want to speak to them again? Probably not. However, if you met...

May 10, 2019

In today’s innovation driven economy, ideas are valuable assets. Research suggests that creativity is one of the top leadership competencies, and those who have creative ideas, recognise good ideas and are open to them, are better leaders. Yet, according to a recent Pw...

April 29, 2019

Great leaders are great learners. It’s their constant drive to improve that sets them aside from others. Providing feedback is one of the most critical management tasks, however it often gets pushed down on managers’ to do lists and the conversation only happens during...

March 14, 2019

The ability to develop productive relationships and recognise the potential for conflict is an essential skill. When it comes to conflict, most of us have a default approach – we either tend to avoid it or seek it out. Neither style is better or worse and whilst we all...

January 7, 2019

As managers, our results come through those who work with us. Managers have a powerful influence on their teams as role models and through their working relationships. Most of our learning occurs at work - we learn through those who manage us. Many organisations see le...

January 3, 2019

CEO succession planning is a critical process that many companies neglect and they often treat the CEO succession as a one-off event triggered by the abrupt departure of the old CEO.

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