Are you looking for career development questions to ask employees and develop your best people?  If so, you're not alone.  The most frequently asked questions in our Confident Career Conversations Workshops relate to tools.  Questions like: “What effective tools could I use in my career conversations?” “Are there any particular tools you...

Recently, a client asked for my help with training their managers to have a career development discussion. They wanted employees to take charge of their own career management but managers lacked skills and experience. The managers were nervous of initiating a career development discussion because: They felt they didn't have enough...

They say that writing books is addictive. Well, I haven't written another book (yet!) But I have written a chapter for a new leadership book, Fit-For-Purpose Leadership.  It's the result of a collaborative project and profits will go to The Prince's Trust. It launches today and we need your help. Fit-For-Purpose Leadership Fit-for-Purpose Leadership...

Accelerated growth requires accelerated leadership development and that means accelerated behaviour change.  Business results, business change and business success all stem from the behaviour of individuals. If your leaders are going to develop their leadership skills, they need to experiment with small changes in behaviours. Even after very basic training sessions,...