How to get value from Leadership training

Companies invest in leadership training to tackle a common problems like low morale, high rates of absenteeism, presenteeism, performance issues, and grievances. But despite billions being spent on leadership training, it appears that the overall trend in large organisations is that these issues have got worse, not better. That negative correlation points to a deficiency […]

Atomic Habits, by James Clear

The Author: James Clear is an American writer, received his degree in biomechanics in 2008.  He started his career as a performance coach for athletes and executives and then got into writing and public speaking in 2012.  His work has featured in The New York Times, Forbes and Time. The Book: I really enjoyed reading […]

Neurodiversity at Work, by Theo Smith and Amanda Kirby

The Authors: Both authors are incredibly inspirational to me. Theo Smith has a varied career background but most recently Talent Acquisition Leader and a member of the Resourcing Leaders 100.  He is neurodiverse- dyslexic, and he personally associates with ADHD.  He has a child and relatives who identify as neurodiverse. Professor Amanda Kirby is a […]

Relational leadership: what is it and how can it help your workplace?

Google a strict definition of ‘relational leadership’ and you’ll find five components: inclusion, empowerment, purposefulness, ethical behaviours, and process orientation. But in isolation, that definition sounds like empty buzzwords, met with another eye-roll from business leaders. But relational leadership is widely credited as George H. W. Bush’s successful leadership style as President between 1989 and 1993. And […]