ARTICLES AND INSIGHTS

A space for all our latest thoughts and materials on leadership.

ARTICLES AND INSIGHTS

A space for all our latest thoughts and materials on leadership.

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...

Are you creating Talent Tribes?MORE

You can email on holiday!

Today is my first day back in the office after nearly three weeks on holiday and I’m full of ideas for the weeks, months and year ahead. But before I can get started on any of...

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The principles of a legend

During television coverage of the build up to England’s World Cup semi-final match, I caught a tribute to the late Sir Bobby Robson. There was a touching moment when the...

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Creating Values That Stick

My passion to help organisations to create values that are meaningful, alive and contribute to the success of the business stretches back over 15 years.

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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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Dealing with overwhelm

The past six months have been some of the most intense and stressful I’ve had in a long, long time. There has been so much going on at work, at home and health wise that I’ve...

Dealing with overwhelmMORE

5 energy-boosting habits to stay at your best for longer

At this time of year conversations with clients often include the topic of our annual holiday and the chance to ‘recharge our batteries’. With our ever-increasing workloads...

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Culture Change – How to be a powerful leader

The first myth of leading culture is that you have a choice as to whether you do it or not. If you are in a senior role in any organisation which is undergoing a culture change...

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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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A purpose is for life, not just work.

I have absolutely no doubt that having a clear sense of purpose makes us better leaders. When we know why we do what we do, the impact that we want to have and what truly...

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The Consultancy Academy

For the first time in 2019 TwentyOne Leadership will open the doors of the Consultancy Academy. This unique and immersive programme will enable like-minded consultants to learn...

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Do you encourage creativity or kill it?

Regular readers of my articles will know I often write about leadership lessons inspired by everyday events. These events are not always colossal gestures however they can be...

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Four massive mistakes to avoid when creating your strategy

For many people strategy is a mysterious minefield. They avoid it at all costs. The strategy is seen as the domain of the CEO or Strategy Director. This creates strategic...

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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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Leadership! I don’t have time for that.

Have you ever come back from a leadership conference or course fired up with ideas and inspiration about what you’re going to start doing differently? Me too! And have you...

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