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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...

16 August 2019

Don’t Waste Time on Talent Management

Before you have any type of talent discussion, you need to first have a standards discussion. Too often we see time wasted in talent meetings, performance discussions, recruitment profiling and... Read more...

26 July 2019

The Major Forces at Play Against Retained Executive Search

The way we find Talent is changing. The rapid growth of LinkedIn and the democratisation of candidate research has been one of the most disruptive forces in search and recruiting... Read more...

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In Defence of HR

We truly believe that great HR people play an important role... Read More

07th June 2021

When (and how) to use Talent Assessment

Talent Assessment is often used as the first phase of the development... Read More

28th May 2021

The Four Essential Elements of Performance Management

  It's easy to overcomplicate Performance Management. But you don't have to.... Read More

28th April 2021

Meet our new Partner in Tasmania, Justine McDermott!

Justine McDermott Partner, Tasmania Justine is our Partner based in Tasmania. Justine holds... Read More

20th April 2021

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