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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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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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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Is there still value in Assessments?

“Your deadline is creeping up, you urgently need to finalise this placement, both candidates performed well in the interview, the decision is split and you need the assessment results to help you select the perfect candidate. Finally, you receive the reports but after reading through it you even more confused. You’re required to give your

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The ROI of Employee Engagement

I recently received word that a long term Strategy Alignment project that we had been involved in with a client had been put on hold. The industry in question had come under pressure from some environmental factors peculiar to that industry, and all “non-essential” expenditure was being shelved for the time. About a month after

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