Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller

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Burnout – statistics, symptoms and solutions


Work related stress continues to represent a significant ill health condition in the workforce of Great Britain. 2014/15 statistics show 4.26 million working days were lost due to stress (Source: Office of National Statistics).  2014/15 Statistics… Read more

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How to turn knowing into doing to get results


The three most dangerous words in the English language are “I know that”. When we say to ourselves “I know that” it stops us from learning. The only real measure of whether you know something is that you DO what you know. Simple… Read more

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Business in 2022, Implications for HR


“Disruptive innovations are creating new industries and business models, and destroying old ones. New technologies, data analytics and social networks are having a huge impact on how people communicate, collaborate and work. As generations collide,… Read more

Pauses really do refresh (recommended blog)


I really enjoyed this Korn Ferry blog as it pulls together all my favourite development themes into a single list of 'transformative pauses'... damn, I wish I'd written this blog! I've provided a short summary in brackets so you… Read more

Lead Inside the Box (Guest Blog)


You might recall my review of Mike's excellent book "One Piece of Paper"; I'm delighted that Mike Figliuolo has written us a guest blog to tell us about a newly published book he co-authored: Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders… Read more

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Diversity creates dissent, and you need that!


[An inclusive workplace is] one where all who come with the professional skills sufficient to perform the requirements of the job feel welcome, supported, and rewarded, and are inspired to succeed based on their ability.” Says Brad Wilson… Read more

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10 reasons why you are NOT leadership material


Companies that fall short on managing leadership succession and development end up facing performance challenges due to market changes and talent attrition. Those companies will be forced to hire untested external talent or promote internal staff with… Read more

How do you compare to others?


When was the last time you obtained absolutely objective, detailed feedback on your management competencies and leadership style? Do you know how you compare to your same-level peers across the UK? Do you want to know? Really? Now you can! Measurable… Read more

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From sometime cynic to convert in 9 thought provoking, sometimes difficult, self-exploratory, confidence building, me-empowering, now-we’re-really-moving  sessions.
- Sara, author