A Heidrick & Struggles study of 20,000 executives found that 40% of those hired at senior level left 18 months later. If the first 120 days in a new role determines long-term performance, what makes them successful? Understanding what positively impacts the first four months – or 120 days – in role sets the barometer … Continue reading Transition and Onboarding – ask yourself 3 Questions …
Category: Director Development
Rachel Halsall will join Rachel Donath of leading law firm Mills and Reeve this Thursday the 6th April 2017 to talk about career development and more! To book your place please visit: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/future-faces-develop-the-career-that-you-want/details
Marshall Goldsmith, author of ‘What Got You Here Won’t Get You There’ asks some interesting questions about business coaching. He says “Imagine yourself at 95, knowing what was important and what wasn’t. Take that knowledge to heart now, both for your career and for your personal life”. You are now about to receive the best … Continue reading The Best Coaching You Will Ever Get!
Rachel Halsall, Development Leader at The Results Centre, is speaking at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on Friday the 18th November 2016. We are happy to share the slide pack used for her talk entitled “Women returning to Work after an extended absence”. View the slides Download the slides For more information on Career … Continue reading Women in Entrepreneurship Day – TRC Slide Pack
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 get asked this question daily. Leadership is open to widely different interpretations and full of confusing ideas and terminology. The descriptions, definitions and examples of leadership vary enormously. We lead when we are first given a supervisory role at work, a monarch and president are both leaders. We lead our own children in rights … Continue reading How do you define Leadership?
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
Isolation can be a problem for many CEOs and senior staff. Here, Alan Denton discusses the importance of challenge and feedback. With the gloom of recession receding, it would be logical to assume that many CEOs and directors are enjoying a sense of relief – even euphoria – at having survived the downturn and leading their … Continue reading It’s lonely at the top
Why Employee Engagement matters! To echo the iconic question posed by Shakespeare’s tragic figure Hamlet – Are our strategies, policies and people development enhancing the engagement of our employees and why we should care if they are not? On a recent trip to a home entertainer retailer I was so impressed with the service received … Continue reading “To be or not to be Engaged that is the question”