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The power of the mind

Lucky for you, the brain is made of neural plasticity, which means that you can mould the brain to fire and wire in new sequences. Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve. A great example of this is when Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute mile. Within a short space of time others started to break the record too

Article by: Sara Maude | Published: 9 April 2019

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Case study – A unique insight in leadership development

The study, to evidence the impact of a coaching development programme, was carried out by Lynne Graham, the Executive Director responsible for the HR and talent and development functions of Yodel, an independently owned UK parcel delivery company with over 10,000 colleagues.

Article by: Lynne Graham | Published: 9 October 2018

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Navigating choppy waters: why good leadership is essential for managing change

Future-proofing an organisation is not an easy task for UK business leaders, particularly with Brexit looming on the horizon and the implications of leaving the EU still relatively unclear. To make matters worse, the country is in the grips of a long-standing skills and productivity crisis, further threatening the stability of organisations and the wider business environment.

Article by: David Willett | Published: 23 January 2018

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The importance of behavioural flexibility

There is no one, perfect, formula for effective leadership. But it is commonly agreed that successful leadership is built upon four practices: Establishing a clear vision; Sharing that vision with others, in a clear and compelling way; Providing others with the resources to realise that vision and Co-ordinating, the sometimes conflicting, interests of all stakeholders.

Article by: Ally Yates | Published: 8 January 2018

A new model for leadership development in large organizations

Head of Global Leadership Development for Specsavers Jennifer Alexander and her team are six months into an experiment that could be a game changer: a global, online community of practice for her company’s leaders and partners. She explains in an interview with Phil Dourado.

Article by: Phil Dourado | Published: 26 January 2017