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Review your Routine and Habits: Identify how you spend your time and cut out any time-wasting and low value activities or limit them to a maximum of 30 minutes a day.  Try to maximise any commuti...

Here’s a recent interview with Jill Maidment of Natural Talent ahead of being asked to be a keynote speaker on ‘Valuing Talent’: Q: For many businesses people will be your most expen...

According to the latest statistics from the HSE, in 2017/18 work related stress accounted for 44% of work related ill health, up from 35% just three years earlier, and 57% of all working days lost to ...

A recent report by LinkedIn Talent Solutions* cites some interesting statistics regarding the importance of soft skills in the hiring process, retention levels, and overall organizational success. Sof...

A 360 Feedback Review is a highly reliable process to gain the perspective of key stakeholders on a leaders performance and effectiveness by identifying their key strengths and development areas, thro...

You may think that in this VUCA world, the answer to this question would include uncertainty regarding the situation in Iran, the threat of cyberattacks, decreasing shareholder value, the increased re...

Most leaders and managers will agree that they do not relish having the difficult conversations, whether this is a leader with his/her team, a manager with one of his/her direct reports, or even a C-s...

One of the key behavioural aspirations for todays’ leaders is to be viewed as authentic and genuine, self-aware but not false or ‘over-coached’, someone who is ethical with a strong ...

In the past most job adverts for Leadership roles would ask for ‘gravitas’ as a requirement.  A few years ago, when most senior positions were occupied by males over six foot, their v...

Darwin said ‘It is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; but the one that is able to adapt to and to adjust best to the changing environm...

Employee Engagement continues to be one of the key issues facing HR.  Not surprisingly much research has been conducted, and many articles written, on how you can best engage your staff; here are...

This is one of the most frequently asked questions by business leaders and sports Coaches. We’ve all witnessed the demise and implosion of highly successful teams; when the shock and disappointm...