How investing in professional development can help retain talented people

The day after Glen started in a new role, his employer lost their largest customer and a significant part of their recurring business. Part of his motivation in taking the new job was the opportunity for professional development it provided. He wanted to lead a transformational sales organisation and deliver successful major deals. Now he … Read more

How to Use Your Superpower as a Blessing not a Curse

Lance’s critical thinking superpower was both a blessing and a curse. It was a blessing that had served him well in his earlier career as a subject matter expert because he could solve even the most complex problems. But now he was an executive, his critical thinking ability had turned into a curse. His peers … Read more

Three Steps to Help You Secure Your Dream Job

Are you in your dream job where you get paid to do work you love? It could be a reflection on life after the pandemic or other factors, but there is a current sentiment of people thinking it is time for change. If that is you or someone you know, you may be interested in a … Read more

Positive Energy is the Greatest Predictor of Success for Leaders

I am excited about timely research showing the greatest predictor of success for leaders is positive energy: the energy exchanged between people that helps uplift, enthuse, and renew them. It is not charisma, influence, or power. It is not personality, attractiveness, or innovative genius. In the HBR article, The Best Leaders Have a Contagious Positive Energy, … Read more

How to Develop Your Point of View About the Future

Having a point of view about the future can help you win the work you love along with greater satisfaction and fulfilment. You could address a specific problem your industry faces at present or a looming challenge. The topic is likely to be something you are passionate about, like technology led transformation, team performance, cyber … Read more