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leadership development exercises 9 May 2017

Three leadership development exercises to challenge your executives

Strong leadership is built from a complex set of interchangeable skills, much like a toolbox. Executives in an organisation need to selectively choose the skills they use to address each... Read more...

executive development review 1 May 2017

The best time for an executive development review

It’s executive leadership that builds the foundation of any successful organisation. Leaders are the facilitators of business growth, team direction and healthy workplace culture. That’s why the importance of leadership... Read more...

11 April 2017

Meet our new Partner in Canberra, Peter Neil

As a Partner in our Canberra office, Peter brings with him an eclectic background in organisational development, senior roles in the military, import/distribution, consulting and general management. With a passion for... Read more...

executive development plan 7 April 2017

There are 3 Es in development

Line managers understand the importance of training and development of employees but you may agree that today, employee development isn’t simple. It’s neither easy for the individual being developed nor... Read more...

70 20 10 framework of development 31 March 2017

Forget 70:20:10 for executive development

Now I’m not saying that the 70:20:10 learning and development model is wrong — just the opposite. In fact, I think it’s a simple way of describing how and why... Read more...

organisational standards 25 March 2017

Standards Schmandards

Introduction Last week I was waiting in line to board a flight and the passenger in front of me had a rather large carry-on bag that was clearly bigger than... Read more...

leadership programs 23 March 2017

4 reasons why leadership development programs fail

We know how integral leadership development is—and not only to the career progression of our executives and leaders, but to the organisation as a whole. As managers, we invest large... Read more...

city-slickers-grinder 27 February 2017

The Five People you’ll meet at our Accelerating Executive Presence Program

After seven years, 25 programs and 230 participants, Harold Hillman and I have seen some patterns emerge in the people who come along to our highly regarded Accelerating Executive Presence (AEP)... Read more...

31 January 2017

Meet our new Partner from Melbourne, Tom Jeffs

As a Partner in our Melbourne office, Tom brings over 18 years of Talent Acquisition and Talent Consulting experience from both the UK and Australian markets to the table. As... Read more...

how to coach employees on soft skills 30 January 2017

How to coach your employees on the soft skills they need to develop

Your team’s success depends on much more than individual knowledge and hard skills. It relies on their ability to work together, engage with others, and solve problems that aren’t always... Read more...

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