Developing Talent

6-ways-to-empower-leaders-with-an-agile-organisation-structure 26 July 2017

6 ways to empower leaders with an agile organisation structure

  The current wave of organisational restructuring in contemporary business means empowering leadership has never been more important. Change management techniques focussing on facilitating agile team roles are stretching leaders... Read more...

Change-leaders-don’t-believe-in-magic 25 July 2017

Change leaders don’t believe in magic

When we decide to make changes to aspects of the organisational environment or how we go about doing business, we set out with the best and highest of intentions; aiming... Read more...

how to use talent pools to supercharge succession planning 4 July 2017

How to use your talent pool to supercharge succession planning

Succession planning involves ensuring that your current success is maintained and grown in the future. It relies on a practical talent management strategy and skills gap analysis to identify and... Read more...

succession planning 1500 9 May 2017

The three biggest challenges in succession planning (and how to overcome them)

Imagine your company has had the same stable leadership for nearly 20 years. Everything’s been heading in the right direction, until your leader decides to step down. Do you keep... 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...

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...

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People Join Managers and Leave Managers

Late last century Marcus Buckingham gave us the insight that ‘people... Read More

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Bridging the Talent – Management Gap

My last post, The Real Talent – Management Gap described the... Read More

11th February 2016

The Next Chapter in our Story

When Generator Talent started in 2007, we did a range of... Read More

29th September 2016

Is It Time To Challenge How You’re Measuring The Quality Of Your Hire?

When it comes to talent acquisition, do you choose to focus... Read More

19th October 2016

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