How Effective are Your Leaders?


March 1st, 2017

Business leaders today face the challenges of accelerated change, disruptive technology and regulatory compliance, regardless of the size of their organisation and their industry. Those who have what it takes to succeed have the flexibility and courage needed to deal with constantly evolving business opportunities and threats, and the judgment and wisdom to make good Read the full article…






What will be your leadership legacy?


August 22nd, 2016

  It would be hard to find a successful leader who is unable to point to a person or people who guided their path through good counsel and encouragement. As you read this, you are probably already thinking about your own experience. Who helped you get to where you are today? What did they say or do Read the full article…






Taking Stock of Your Career


July 11th, 2016

It is often said that experience is the greatest teacher. Take a moment to test that by thinking about your career. How long is it since you took your first job? How many different jobs have you had? What have you learnt along the way? The sum total of your capability is made up of Read the full article…






360 Feedback, a key component of leadership development


June 9th, 2016

Building the right leadership capability to drive business performance is a key issue facing organisations today. A changing competitive landscape, rapid advances in technology and an ever-increasing need for innovation all point to a shift in the demands on leaders. Whether there is a need to be strategically agile, more flexible or to foster collaboration, Read the full article…






Why measure Learning Agility?


December 15th, 2015

  Most people are good at doing things they’ve done in the past and coming up with solutions they know from experience work well. Fewer are adept at handling new and unique challenges where there are no obvious answers. Yet, this is precisely what is demanded of leaders today. A dynamic and complex business environment requires Read the full article…






Understanding Learning Agility


July 23rd, 2015

What is Learning Agility? Learning Agility is defined as “the ability and willingness to learn from experience and use those lessons to succeed in new and different situations”. People differ significantly in what and how they learn from experience. Some acquire skills and knowledge, readily picking up technical information, whilst others are more adept figuring out Read the full article…






Engagement and talent retention


March 30th, 2015

  Are any of these issues on your agenda? Are they keeping you awake at night or would you simply like to get a bit better at them? Engagement and talent retention are tipped to be among this year’s key people management issues, according to Josh Bersin (Redesigning the Organization for a Rapidly Changing World, Read the full article…






What’s new in competency frameworks?


March 27th, 2015

  For the last two decades we have defined competencies as ‘measurable characteristics of a person that are related to success at work’. They can be technical in nature, such as the ability to develop a business plan or design a software program, or behavioural, which describe how a person goes about their job.The ability Read the full article…






Enhancing the Employee Value Proposition


January 30th, 2015

How many new employees did you hire in the last 12 months? What attracted them to join your organisation? You may have listed the benefits of working with you on the career section of your website, but do you really know? If you are finding it hard to source top talent and not securing the Read the full article…






Driving a development culture


February 28th, 2014

What is your organisation’s investment in developing its people? No doubt, the L&D budget comes immediately to mind. But, what about the not so obvious costs, such as those associated with getting people up to speed in new assignments, the efforts of managers in performance management and career development, the cost of job rotations or Read the full article…