A talent management culture, who owns it?

I often get asked about my definition of what ‘Talent Management’ actually means. For me, the question is far more fundamental than that. We can all read the wording around a...

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How to Influence your boss by ‘Coaching Up’

Have you ever considered the power of influencing your boss by ‘coaching up’? Coaching your boss may not be as dangerous as it sounds and can give you some amazing results....

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Customers at the heart = talent at the heart

I’ve recently had a discussion around the link to talent management and customer strategy with the CEO in charge of a business with over £12 billion annual revenue. It was an...

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Are you creating Talent Tribes?

“You remind me of myself 20 years ago”. I often wonder how many times this sort of statement is thought of by managers during talent reviews when considering someone as high...

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Time to move on from the 9-box grid?

As I continue to develop my work in transforming talent strategies across a range of businesses I’m constantly confronted with the challenges of the same talent tool used in the...

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How to Deliver an Amazing Graduate Induction

I was recently asked what my experience had taught me in delivering graduate inductions over the past 20 years. Watch my short Vlog below where I set out my top 3 tips for...

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Successful Mentor and Mentee relationships for Graduates

As Talent Managers we should ensure the success of Graduate Mentor and Mentee realationships by firstly managing the expectations of the Graduates themselves. Watch my latest...

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Managing our Graduate’s expectations

Working with one of the UK’s top universities recently I’ve gained more insight to how we, as talent managers, need to manage the expectations of our graduates in order to...

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Great Expectations: 3 ways to transform your leadership effectiveness

In my recent article of supporting your people on their transition from peer to leader I advocated the importance of new managers highlighting their expectations of their new...

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Protected: Edinburgh Napier University – Communication and Influencing

It was great to work with you all during the recent Communicating and Influencing Workshop. Thank you for being part of it. Contained within this page are the key flipcharts that...

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The 3 things you need to do to support your talent transition from peer to leader

In a recent talent coaching discussion, with a board executive member, the theme of poor management clogging up the talent pools seems to still be continually happening at all...

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3 Lessons on the ‘Gender Agenda’ from Virgin Money

This week Virgin Money have appointed Irene Dorner as their chairwoman who will now join Jayne-Anne Gadhia (CEO) as the only female duo to top one of the FTSE 250 companies. A...

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The 5 Essentials of Talent Management in 2018

During 2017 I’ve been focusing on coaching and consulting with a wide range of businesses, not just in the UK but also Europe and the UAE. I’ve come up with my top 5 talent...

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GTR Leadership Programme Welcome Video – We Think

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