Leadership development and career management aren’t working. Well that's the conclusion of the Corporate Executive Board (CB) anyway.  In their paper, "The New Path Forward", they highlight the improvements needed for both organisations or employees.  They describe a chasm between what employees are looking for from their careers and the support they are getting from managers. ...

Well, what an exciting start to 2019!  Yesterday we learnt that our Career Conversations Programmes have been shortlisted for a Career Development Award in the category of Innovative and Impactful Employer Engagement Activity.  We're delighted! The Award is sponsored by the Careers and Enterprise Company.  The winner of the Award will be announced...

This is the third post in our series about entrepreneurial leadership.  In my last post, you discovered the 11 Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Leaders.  In this post, you'll discover how to develop them and specifically, the role that mentoring can play. Learning Through Doing The reality is that anyone can develop the skills...

Welcome to the second blog post in this series about entrepreneurial leadership. In my last post, Entrepreneurial Leadership: Why is it important? you read what it was and why we need it.  A key message was that entrepreneurial leaders need to embrace high levels of change. And they need to thrive...

"How's your organisation doing with regard to gender equality? Do you have many women at senior levels?” This line will be familiar to professionals in HR. It's a focus for many who have recognised that gender inequality in the workplace costs companies. It impacts financial performance, idea innovation, market share, team...

Companies have brands. Products have brands.  Over the past few years, the concept of ‘personal branding’ has gained momentum. It has become something of a buzzword for modern professionals.But for whatever reason, many aren’t comfortable with developing their personal brand, and may find it ‘salesy’ or even disingenuous. Personal branding isn't as...