Tag Archive: leadership

May 31 2016

Inside the Head of UK Managers – A report from GoodPractice

Tweet For May’s recommendation we have chosen GoodPractice’s report on what UK managers are citing as their biggest challenges.  The report is designed to explore what managers are finding challenging at work in order to help L&D professionals understand the support they need as well as providing a template for a learning needs analysis.  The survey summarises …

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Mar 01 2016

Leadership and the importance of getting good sleep

Tweet Today’s post is a summary of an article by McKinsey on the importance of getting good sleep. They argue that sleep deprived brains lose the ability to make accurate judgments because neuroscience has shown that the prefrontal cortex doesn’t do well without sleep. In their leadership research (2015), cited in the article, McKinsey found …

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Feb 02 2016

Leadership qualities – an infographic

Tweet In this world where we are constantly bombarded with information sometimes it’s nice to have something that is simple in its approach and that’s why this week we have chosen this cartoon infographic about leadership qualities from CMOE. There’s no rocket science here but it does simply remind us of some of the key characteristics successful leaders demonstrate …

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Sep 22 2015

A view on senior leadership

Tweet In this video clip Tracy Wolstencroft, CEO of global search firm Heidrick & Struggles, discusses what is needed in today’s environment from senior, global leaders.  He uses the analogy of a fishbowl to talk though the highly visible nature of being a CEO, resulting in constant evaluation from various sources. This video from McKinsey …

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Jan 27 2015

Using infographics to enhance learning

Tweet Today I’m writing about the use of infographics as a learning tool. The aim of a well-designed infographic is to provide the key learning points in a visual and memorable way. This can be used by L&D professionals to: introduce a topic and increase interest so that the learner is motivated to find out …

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Dec 02 2014

Great free resource for learning and development

Tweet Last week I mentioned I would be sharing helpful resources for learning and organisational development professionals and others involved in developing their leadership pipeline. With the array of information now available it can be hard to get beneath ‘the noise’ and find the right resources which could be useful for your leaders, so I …

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Oct 27 2014

8 common mistakes new managers make

Tweet In our Survival Guide for New Leaders, we look at the challenges new leaders face and provide tips on how to get off to a good start in the new role. We also look at some of the more common mistakes that new leaders and managers make. When there is so much to take …

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Oct 13 2014

Leaders around the world face common challenges

Tweet In our recently published whitepaper on leadership development trends we included links to many supporting research studies. In this post we look at one of those studies, The challenges leaders face around the world: More similar than different, produced by the Center for Creative Leadership. This paper shares the results of a survey conducted …

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Sep 15 2014

6 facets of an effective leader

Tweet In our recently published whitepaper on leadership development trends we included links to many supporting research studies. In this post we look at one of those studies, What makes a leader effective? This survey was conducted in the US and had 5,940 respondents who spanned three generations and spoke 15 languages. The survey asked …

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Sep 02 2014

Deloitte research says leadership remains a top priority for organisations

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Tweet In our recently published whitepaper on leadership development trends we included links to many supporting research studies. In this post we look at one of those studies, Global Human Capital Trends 2014 – Engaging the 21st-century workforce, produced by Deloitte. This is one of the largest global human capital surveys by Deloitte University Press, …

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