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Sex, drugs & boxes

The 9-box grid is thought to have been developed by McKinsey to help GE prioritise investments across its 150 business units. Using it for people makes as much sense as […]

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Employee Engagement

8 reasons why Employee Engagement is in danger of disappearing up its own arse by Keith Hatter. If you enjoy this and want to know more, tune in to this […]

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Creating the right ripples as a leader

Prompted by an introduction to and really interesting conversation with a former international footballer, I recently started thinking more deeply about diversity and inclusiveness – particularly in the context of […]

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What's your performance reputation?

When it’s time to leave a company for a new job, your mind turns to thinking about the references you’re going to need to paint a great picture for a […]

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You're only as good as your last result - Nonsense!

This statement is bandied around very regularly with very little thought and quite frankly, it’s just nonsense in the world of high performance, and even if it is true some […]

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What is a Disruptive Mindset?

This week’s blog comes from Stu Lloyd,Chief Hothead, Hotheads Innovation. Stu is a brilliant Storyteller (as you’ll see from this blog!) and he’s also a Serial Disruptor so we couldn’t […]

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How to review performance

Getting the basics right will really improve your performance reviewing. Remove assumptions, be clear what you’re reviewing and why!

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Mutual accountability in teams

We’ve been very privileged to work with some really successful teams in sport. We’ve worked with them in the most pressurised of sporting environments at world championships and Olympic Games. […]

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Talent Development and Firing Yourself

The typical approach we see to talent development in the business world makes our hearts sink just a little We know it’s all done with the best of intent but […]

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Bravery in Management

Several years ago a leading figure in football was talking to an interviewer about bravery. The discussion was about the importance of having a tough, hard tackling player, who wasn’t […]

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Building a talent development programme

Do you have a talent development programme in your business? Does it include everyone in the business? If the answer to both those questions is not a resounding YES, then […]

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Performance review challenge

If you want to focus on learning about performance reviews then bring it to life with this challenge. See what value you can extract from a performance review process that […]

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