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…

Generation Y: Building tomorrow’s leaders


November 15th, 2013

Generation Y, or Gen Y, is the name given to the generation of people born between 1980 and 1994. They represent the single largest generation in history and by 2025 will make up 75% of the world’s workforce. Some other facts about Gen Y: Gen Y’s currently make up 20% of the Australian population Almost Read the full article…

Is leadership coaching for you?


October 23rd, 2013

  Leadership is often seen as a role someone plays and the perception of a leader’s effectiveness is linked to outputs such as a compelling vision, innovation or business results. This encourages a focus on the ‘what’ rather than the ‘how’ of being a great leader. The way a leader goes about setting direction for Read the full article…

Ensuring leaders succeed in transition to a new job


September 27th, 2013

  The early days in a job are challenging for most newly appointed leaders. Even if they feel well equipped   for the new role, they have a lot to learn about their organisation and its people, culture and way of working. Many people feel they can intuitively do this. After all, they have been Read the full article…

Four ways to advance the representation of women at the top


September 5th, 2013

  Today, more women graduate from university than men and yet far fewer make it to senior executive roles in organisations. The percentage of women on ASX 200 boards is 15.4% and of those companies 52% have no women on their boards.[1] Some 78% of women now leave their middle and   upper management positions Read the full article…

Why leaders must read


September 13th, 2012

At LDN we are avid readers of books and articles on all aspects of leadership success and development. We refer to many of them when we lead seminars and workshops, and are often asked to recommend readings on specific topics, our latest discoveries or our all-time favourites. On the other hand, we regularly hear the Read the full article…