The White Paper Educational Excellence Everywhere (March 2016) clearly sets out the direction of travel for the education sector for the next 5 years with a focus on Great Teachers, Great Leaders and Empowered Pupils, Parents and Communities. In a sector pressured by OFSTED requirements, changing organisational forms, teaching capacity and capability, the paper presents … Continue reading TRC Education’s Achieving Educational Excellence Study Launched
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♯Big Ideas in Executive Coaching Research recently completed with coaching buyers (Denton, 2016) indicated a clear need for value and results from coaching. They really want to see measurable outcomes and, on the surface, this seems a reasonable and laudable expectation. In contrast whilst coaching research suggests that executive coaching works, the measurement of the … Continue reading Coaching Return on Investment – does it exist?
Heidelberg Engineering UK has found the results of building a great workplace plans reflected in increased productivity and long-term employee gains. Many organisations complain of unmotivated staff that lack drive. However, at Heidelberg Engineering they have developed a team who share a keen ambition to achieve high performance; when a new problem presents itself, they … Continue reading Engineering company leads the way with building a great workplace initiative
One of the UK’s best respected executive coaching businesses is to offer organisational design and development service for clients. At The Results Centre we are very excited that our new division is being headed up by organisational development expert Rachel Helmn who has recently joined us.
The recent story of Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, biting the hand of those he needs support from is, to say the least, interesting. His assertion that Britain’s business leaders are either too ‘fat’ or ‘playing golf on a Friday to export’ has rankled with many of our clients. What was he thinking …..? Given the … Continue reading Trade Secretary Liam Fox call Britain’s bosses ‘too lazy and fat’
In 2015, 23.3 million days were lost due to work-related issues with a reported median cost to businesses of £554 per employee. Levels of absence, engagement and commitment have a huge impact on whether a business is going to succeed or fail. The results (or lack of) are often down to the workforce they select, … Continue reading Do employee reward schemes really do the business?
With all the uncertainty around the economic direction of the UK, the qualities of great leadership have never been more valued. It seems (certainly as far as political parties are concerned), that it’s a quality currently in short supply. Recently, I watched individuals jockey for positions within our political parties. As an organisation this might … Continue reading Who is your next great leader in waiting?
How your attitude to the events in June could reveal a great deal about the future of your business and your leadership style. The last two weeks have probably been the most momentous and, in some ways exciting and uncertain in most of our lifetimes. Kipling’s quote ‘IF you can keep your head when all … Continue reading Brexit, Boardrooms and Beliefs
I was recently asked to speak about employee engagement. It’s a big topic at the moment that many organisations have concerns over. Companies realise that productivity is as much about engagement as technology and so having an engaged workforce is essential on many levels. The more engaged the staff, the happier the customer and ultimately … Continue reading Taking employee engagement to a new level
Alan Denton from The Results Centre was recently asked to write an article for ‘The Barrister’ magazine on the subject of client relationships. Although it has a clear focus on the legal profession, it has a number of points that are resonant for all business professionals. Here is a specially adapted version of the article. … Continue reading Strong client relationships are integral to success