Are You Lacking Empathy as a Leader?

    Soft skills have a critical role to play in effective leadership development. There is a paradox however, because soft skills, such as empathy, are often the hardest skills to learn. Empathy means understanding others and seeing things as if you…

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    Can Leadership Training Develop Talent?

    When it comes to self-examination, many businesses and organisations find that there is room for improvement. However, they can also discover that there are deep-seated barriers to change embedded in how they work and their organisational structure. Typically, these barriers…

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    Party Season is here again!!!

    Christmas is just around the corner and you may be starting arrangements for this years’ work ‘Christmas’ party. Many employees assume that they can act differently at a work event and Christmas parties can often exclude certain individuals. You can…

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    Top tips for dealing with Disciplinaries

    Dealing with disciplinary issues can be difficult and handling them incorrectly can not only damage the relationship you have with employees but can even result in costly employment tribunal claims. We have put together some of our top tips for…

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    Employers: Does Adaptability Beat Experience?

    Can depth of experience end up hindering performance? Malcolm Gladwell, in Outliers, writes about the 10,000 hour rule.  He suggests that in order to become a leader in your field you must work at it extensively, putting in those 10,000…

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    Employment tribunal fees have been axed!

    In 2013 the government introduced fees of up to £1,200 at employment tribunals, to cut the number of malicious and weak cases. Over the past 3 years the number of cases dropped by 79%. However, on 26th July 2017, the…

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    Is Leadership Failing to Close the Gender Gap?

    Last year, the percentage of female CEOs in the Fortune 500 dropped to 4%, and while the BBC’s recent gender pay gap revelations have captured interest and dominated the headlines, the issue of the gender gap in leadership should be…

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