A Year in the Life of a Manager Development Programme | Part Four In this, the fourth instalment of the ‘Manager Development Programme: A Year in the Life’ series, I’m going to look at the issue of building trust in the context of developing relationships with new employees. In my last post you’ll...

It’s that time of the year when all the “best of” lists surface. Here’s mine. My 15 from 15. In other words, my most popular Talent Development blog posts from 2015.  I hope you find them interesting and useful. Talent Development Tips - The Most Popular Posts on my Talent Development Blog...

CCS (or Career Counselling Services to give them their full title) is the organisation I did my career coach training with many, many, years ago.  Twice a year alumni who have trained with CCS come together to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences as part of our continuous professional development. We were...

Talent Development Mistakes  – Have you ever made them? I have a confession to make. Even with decades of talent development experience, I have, in the past, let my own employees down. Talent Development Mistakes | How Career Conversations can Help I’ll never forget the time one of my best employees, Roby, asked to see...

Quotes are a great way of summing up learning and experience in a way that inspires others. And the inspiration of others is a key role that mentors play. Here are some of my favourite quotes about positive mentoring.  And if you are a mentor, I hope these quotes will inspire you...

Antoinette Oglethorpe talks to Clodagh O'Reilly of IBM about Empowerment as a Leadership Strategy In this episode of the Talent Development Mastery Podcast, I talk to Clodagh O'Reilly, Workforce Science & Analytics Practice Leader, EMEA Smarter Workforce, IBM about Leadership Empowerment. Clodagh has applied psychology at work to measure, predict and enable peak performance for...

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