Developing Talent

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...

12 December 2016

Getting The Best From Your Executive Search Partner

Let me ask you a question: why do you go to the doctor when you’re sick? The answer’s obvious, you’re no doubt thinking; it’s because doctors have the knowledge, skills... Read more...

28 May 2015

The One Question Succession Plan

How many hours are devoted to succession planning in your organisation? Are you happy with both the process and the outcome? Does the process result in a pipeline of ‘ready... Read more...

Recent Posts

Flexible Working not Working? Meetings are not the problem

I recently posted an article about the COVID generated phenomenon  where... Read More

21st October 2020

Working ‘flexmotely’ yet somehow working longer? That’s not right.

I’m hearing it from so many people, I can’t help but... Read More

08th October 2020

Doing (Virtual) Organisation Design with the right Technology

Organisation design can be challenging at the best of times.  Through... Read More

01st October 2020

Gender Balance: Is it Necessary? Is it Achievable?

I couldn’t help but ponder those questions as I kicked off... Read More

17th September 2020

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