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6 Tips to Get Leadership Buy-in for Training Success

It’s no news that investing in employee training and development is pivotal to the success of every organisation that wants to remain competitive. However, this requires top-level leadership buy-in for training before the resources for any new initiatives can be approved. This can be a recurring problem for many learning managers as they often find …

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Why Leadership Development Programmes Fail

5 Reasons Why Leadership Development Programmes Fail [& Steps for Success]

This article seeks to address why leadership development programmes fail. When it comes to employee development, it is often said that its success sits on a tripod – the organisation, the manager and the individual. This is the same for leadership development, and in most cases, organisations are more saddled with proving ROI and justifying …

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Leadership in Startups 8 Strategies for Business Transformation

Leadership in Startups: 8 Strategies for Business Transformation

The startup playbook has made pivoting from an initial product design or business plan a certainty. However, even when founders adapt their products to satisfy a newly identified need, they frequently fail to apply the same logic to themselves. While leadership skills come naturally to many folks, leading a startup is a whole different game.  Leading a Startup Is …

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Creating the Right Leadership Development Plan for Your Organisation

Creating the Right Leadership Development Plan for Your Organisation

Leadership development is an important process in an organisation and should be seen as a long-term goal with a specific end-point. As business leaders, you must invest in creating a leadership development plan to;  Bridge performance gaps in your organisation and offer your leaders the opportunity to develop the relevant skills they need to excel in …

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Tips to Getting the Best Value from Your Leadership Development Programmes

Tips to Getting the Best Value from Your Leadership Development Programmes

When it comes to leadership development programmes, there are many unanswered questions. What should be the goals of a leadership programme? What are the best ways to measure effectiveness? What can you do to make sure that your programmes don’t fail?   To answer these questions, we have outlined 10 key points below: How to Get …

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Coaching as a Leadership Development Sustainability Tool

Coaching as a Leadership Development Sustainability Tool

Imagine a scenario where you sit with your future self to seek professional advice. From that session, you would most likely have valuable insights to help you effectively navigate your career and produce better results. The same goes for leadership development coaching.   When done right, leadership coaching programmes achieve the same objective, or even better. …

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Enhancing Your Leadership Effectiveness with The Skill Will Matrix

Enhancing Your Leadership Effectiveness with The Skill Will Matrix

There is no denying that managers play a critical role in employee engagement, productivity, and retention. Therefore, a manager’s leadership style and interaction with their team will directly impact performance and engagement. A useful leadership framework I have shared with hundreds of leaders over the years is the Skill Will Matrix. It is a simple …

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How to Build Leadership Capabilities for Successful Business Transformation

How does your organisation create value today amidst global competition and changing consumer demands?  Are you identifying new ways to differentiate and compete? And how do you plan to unlock new opportunities to drive new growth?  Most organisations are well on their way to developing strategies for achieving business transformation. But, in many cases, their ambitions are often undermined by a leadership deficit; they make the mistake of placing focus on the finish …

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Digital Learning

How Digital Learning can be Beneficial to Your Organisation

The world’s digitisation has had a significant effect on almost every aspect of our lives. We typically take advantage of one form of technology or the other in our daily activities. This has had an evident impact on organisational learning and development globally. Digital learning has dramatically gained traction, and more organisations are starting to …

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