Developing Talent

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to establish employee performance goals 25 January 2017

6 ways to establish employee performance goals

There are a lot of theories on improving employee performance. Some believe setting firm goals and ignoring employee well-being is the best approach. Other’s completely ignore setting goals and focus... Read more...

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26th August 2019

Don’t Waste Time on Talent Management

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16th August 2019

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