The 21st Century Leader- Part 3

It is true that the modern day employee wants to be led and follow a passionate leader. When a leader is passionate, his team around him feel a deep sense of being led in a worthy direction by someone who is truly committed to something more important than just revenue. This leader shows that he

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The 21st Century Leader- Part 2

So what does a 21st century leader look like or should do, to be able to grow an organisation to the next level and take employees with? A leader needs to engage with their employees, reach out and understand their concerns and working situations, this uncovers the human side of each of them. Show genuine

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The 21st Century Leader- Part 1

“It is really all about people, engage, people, understand, people, passion, people and letting go!” Leadership…..The word we commonly use every day in business. What is leadership really all about? Is it about, I have the title, so everyone must follow me? Is it about, I’m in charge therefore you must do as I say

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The best way to recruit the Right Candidate?

In my twenty years in the recruitment industry there have been certain practices that have evolved but many that have remained unchanged. One thing is for certain is that the Right Person for the available position is a requirement that is absolutely non-negotiable. How this Right Person is sourced, attracted and contracted to accepting a

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Competing for Top Executive Talent

Top executive talent positioned in the right role, has the potential to have an exponential impact on a business’s performance and provide a competitive advantage that is difficult to replicate. Bringing in leadership that can inspire and mobilise teams to drive change and realise new strategies with their new capabilities and expertise that enables a

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Leadership Alignment

A close friend and strategy consultant recently sat down with the three owners of a medium sized business, having been requested to review and assist with their strategy. He asked each of the 3 owners independently what their personal vision was for the business. The first said that he wanted to build a steady, secure

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How To Prevent Costly Hiring Mistakes

Does any of the following sound familiar? You have hired a highly competent executive with sterling credentials, “ticking all the boxes” yet they are struggling to succeed in your organisation.  You have an individual on your leadership team who fails to achieve organisational strategy and seems to be driving a different agenda.  Your executive team

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Employee Engagement

As a Talent Specialist, I have been tasked to run an employee engagement survey and workshop annually and it’s been part of my scorecard for as long as I can remember. I strongly believe that engagement drives productivity and bottom line results and should be redefined beyond an HR metric to an organisational strategic metric.

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