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  • 12 Jan 2013 8 Principles Behind Successful Executive Coaching

    8 Principles Behind Successful Executive Coaching

    The term “coach” suggests different things to different people. It invariably creates an image of sport – the team coach standing on the touchline, directing and getting involved. Whilst this analogy is understandable, it is not particularly helpful in the context of executive coaching. Nor is a coach a Counsellor, Mentor or Therapist. Each of […]

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  • 26 Mar 2013 Take one for the team –  and then another, and another!

    Take one for the team – and then another, and another!

    By ignoring team orders this past weekend (Malaysian Grand Prix, 2013) Sebastian Vettel reinforced that his own goals are way more important than those of Red Bull. I’m not endorsing his selfish behaviour, the fact he flagrantly ignored his boss or the fact that he risked the team for his own glory but in the interview afterwards […]

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  • 03 Apr 2013 It’s not just the management that needs the development

    It’s not just the management that needs the development

    Most organisations recognise the value of a robust management development programme and the figures speak for themselves: High performing companies invest 36% more in management development than lower performing organisations 80% of managers in high performing organisations report that their line manager is effective or highly effective, compared with 39 per cent in low performing […]

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  • 27 Jun 2013 Three Ways Technology is Changing the HR Department

    Three Ways Technology is Changing the HR Department

    New technology means that HR is changing. Many believe tools like social media and analytics software are at the heart of this evolution. Will 2013 be the year the HR industry makes the leap? HR, Talent Development and Strategy The role of HR and its function in the overall strategy for the business is something […]

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  • 27 Jun 2013 Embracing Change: Using Technology to Lead Better

    Embracing Change: Using Technology to Lead Better

    “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin The marketplace is changing rapidly. Leaders must adapt to these new challenges and opportunities. With that in mind, here are a few tips on using new technology to your advantage…. Create a more […]

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  • 24 Jul 2013 Effective Management Development Starts From the Top

    Effective Management Development Starts From the Top

    Research suggests that good management is at the heart of organisational success. It has been argued that the UK has some deficiencies in the abilities and skills of its managers in comparison to other countries. As a result, it’s essential that these missing skillsets are identified and acted upon effectively in order for UK organisations […]

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