Recruitment and Delegation: more linked than you may first think

TweetIn my latest edition of Dear Workforce, the following Q&A was posed: “Q: What do recruits want most today? Is money still the key factor or is professional development more important? It’s sometimes hard to tell what we should tout. A: Recruits tend to view professional development as the most important factor in switching positions. Making more money is certainly very...
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3 ‘…tions’ of Development for New Managers

TweetOver the years I’ve noticed a lot of 3-point, 5-point, 10-point plans, lists, this’n’that’s for achieving something – be it ‘success’, a skill, retirement, a million dollars, etc., etc.  While some may seem quite naive, I really like these as I believe the underlying premise is to simplify a process or approach and I’m all for making something...
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A question for HR, L&D & Senior Management:

Tweet “At some point in my life, if I did not recognise the worth in other people I would not succeed in my position” – Dr Fiona Wood This quote acts like a check and balance for me; every time I read it I am further determined to challenge thinking, drive performance, draw out learning, growth and insight.     This quote has so much potential.   Suggested Conversation:...
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Future success: results of current or future you?

Tweet“Long-term success depends on who you become in the future not who you are now.” ✐  Do you agree? ✐  What does this quote ‘say’ to you in the context of leadership and management of...
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Benefits of Delegation

TweetIn this post, the second in the series of four discussing delegation, I thought I’d encourage (maybe even convince) managers to consider the value of delegation by highlighting some of its advantages. Let’s break it down a bit, there are advantages at the organisational level, the team level and for the individual manager!  Saving the best 😉 for last, let’s start with...
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