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11 December 2019

What Can You Get Fired For?

While it’s not a great dinner party conversation starter, that question has become a key tool in our work in organisation design, recruiting and performance management. Once again though, it’s... Read more...

2 December 2019

‘We’re too busy to do that right now’.

“To do two things at once is to do neither.” Publilius Syrus Put your hand up if competitive, financial, regulatory, shareholder, technological, environmental or political disruption is making your organisation... Read more...

22 November 2019

Leadership Has a Price

“If you don’t get what you want, it’s a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price.”  Rudyard Kipling Do... Read more...

14 November 2019

There are two Types of HR Leader. Which one are you?

Dave Ulrich puts it simply, “HR is not about HR, it’s about the business”. Succinct and powerful, this phrase has cut-through. Most of the HR leaders we interact with recognise... Read more...

6 November 2019

People Join Managers and Leave Managers

Late last century Marcus Buckingham gave us the insight that ‘people join companies and leave managers’. Times have changed, people have changed and it would appear that Buckingham’s insight has... Read more...

16 October 2019

Smart Organisations Realise People Performance Drives Financial Performance

Just as Financial Performance identifies how well a company generates revenues, manages its assets, liabilities, and the financial interests of its stakeholders, People Performance identifies how well a company leverages... Read more...

24 September 2019

Becoming a ‘Second Circle’ Leader

Can something from the world of Performing Arts make you a more authentic and capable leader? We think so, and we’re borrowing a concept called ‘The Second Circle’ to frame... Read more...

18 September 2019

Vulnerability as a Leadership Art

With the increased focus on emotional intelligence, leaders have been encouraged to show their vulnerable side.  But can showing vulnerability actually work against you?  Co-founder of Accelerating Leadership Presence (ALP)... Read more...

11 September 2019

Leadership begins with Self-Awareness

If you’re trying to be a better leader, or a better teammate, it starts with knowing yourself first. Self-awareness is the knowledge you have about all those things that help... Read more...

26 August 2019

The Recruitment Strategy Type Indicator

Since the dawn of time, we have found ways to describe and categorise people. From the four temperaments of the Ancient civilizations – sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic – to the latest... Read more...

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What Can You Get Fired For?

While it’s not a great dinner party conversation starter, that question... Read More

11th December 2019

‘We’re too busy to do that right now’.

“To do two things at once is to do neither.” Publilius... Read More

02nd December 2019

Leadership Has a Price

"If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either... Read More

22nd November 2019

There are two Types of HR Leader. Which one are you?

Dave Ulrich puts it simply, “HR is not about HR, it’s... Read More

14th November 2019

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