Change Agility: a leadership priority in 2020


April 15th, 2020

Little did we know when we started writing about Learning Agility in 2019 that we were soon to face a worldwide threat that would cause millions of people to dramatically change their daily lives. We expected our next topic would focus on defining Change Agility and making a compelling case for it to be central Read the full article…

people agility: a potential game-changer for leaders


August 20th, 2019

People agility has emerged as a ‘must-have’ capability for leaders in today’s complex and dynamic business world. Not only do leaders need to navigate this turbulent environment successfully themselves, but they also need to be the enablers for their people to solve problems and deliver results. One way they can create the inclusive, collaborative and Read the full article…

Learning Agility: Why it matters for executive success


July 5th, 2019

Learning Agility refers to the ability and willingness to quickly adapt. The concept was derived from systematic research over several years into the careers of highly effective business leaders. These leaders were found to share important characteristics that set them apart. Keen observers of what was going on around them, they were intellectually curious, flexible Read the full article…

Developing your next generation of leaders


May 29th, 2019

Do you have a model of leadership competency needed for your business to succeed? If so, you are probably using it to shape the development of your next generation of leaders. If not, you may be putting your business and your most promising people at risk as they navigate their way to becoming the leaders Read the full article…

Do you know the leadership gaps in your organisation?


September 6th, 2018

In today’s volatile business environment, leaders are being challenged more than ever to adapt to new realities and lead ongoing change. But, do they have what it takes? We were recently asked by one of our global clients to determine the most common development needs from assessments completed by 30 people in preparation for an Read the full article…

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…