The annual CEO Success Survey by PWC revealed that CEO turnover at the 2500 largest companies in the world rose from 14.3% in 2014 to 16.6% in 2015—a record high for this study. 58% of the highest-priority hires, new executives hired from the outside, fail in their new position within 18 months (Michael Watkins). Only … Continue reading The PAINFUL TRUTH – recruitment has a high failure rate!!
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The Ten Stage Plan to Deliver Amazing Personal and Business Results in the First 120 Days in a new role. Assuming you’ve got the job, have accepted the offer and are ready to launch yourself into this new role, probably in a new business – what should you be concentrating on to really deliver for … Continue reading You’ve got the Job – how about a Plan for the First 120 Days?
Go on … Prove yourself during the ‘Honeymoon’ In most walks of life there is a ‘honeymoon’ period and, for many years, new leaders and senior executives have had their ‘First three months’. Pressure to deliver in today’s business environment may well have changed this. Newly elected presidents, prime ministers, leaders in business and senior executives … Continue reading Recruitment is Fatally Flawed …
Interviewed in The Sunday Times August 13th 2017 actor and director Idris Elba was quoted … “I feel like fear is a really boring waste of time. It’s a muscle. It’s an exercise. It’s pushing past the comfort zone. You can’t live a life thinking it could go bad. I could have got run over … Continue reading Idris Elba nails it …
The great organisations give space, support and a framework for success that is clear – this is not the soft option or approach – many people, as you may have experienced, see the setting and managing of clear frameworks more difficult that just letting people succeed or fail on their own account. The number of … Continue reading Focus on Feedback not Failure
Often when we see a thing from a different angle, we see it in a whole new way. The disruption of turning our world upside down gives us a fresh perspective on a problem that may have been causing us sleepless nights or an opportunity that we couldn’t see for looking. The Results Centre have … Continue reading Seeing things differently in 2017
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’
I often get asked, ‘Does executive coaching really work?’ Research carried out over a number of years and in different contexts suggests that it does. The research covers a lot of common ground when discussing the benefits and results of coaching, albeit to varying degrees. Clutterbuck and Megginson (2011) set the context for the measurement … Continue reading How Effective is Executive Coaching?
Our top 5 leadership tips… Inspirational leaders deliver 10-30% increased productivity* – how about investing in your own leadership skills in 2016? The Strengths of Great leaders are characterised by their ability to reflect and grow Ask yourself, ‘Do the following appear in my top 10 key leadership strengths?’ 1 Open mindedness. Collaborate with your teams, listen to new … Continue reading Be The Best Leader you can BE in 2016
Estates Gazette (circulation 22.500) asked Alan Denton to write this 2 page article for their readers that was published in the ‘EG Life’ section of the publication. View Article