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What are the traits of a successful entrepreneur?

In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week on 8th – 12th November, which is celebrated in around 180 countries around the world, neuroscientist, business psychologist and recalibration specialist, Dr Lynda Shaw, identifies the ten traits successful entrepreneurs are likely to have. 

Contributor: Dr Lynda Shaw, neuroscientist, business psychologist and recalibration specialist | Published: 24 October 2021

Why this is the era of the caring leader

21st century leadership requires leaders to build emotional connection with their followers. Yet, we still promote and reward leaders based on their confidence, assertiveness, or boldness and not based on their competence or ability to connect with their people. This causes aspiring leaders to role-model the behaviours of incompetent leaders rather than effective ones. So, we need to share, promote and encourage the right leadership behaviours even more today.

Contributor: Burak Koyuncu, Managing Director, Workforce Solutions - LHH UK & Ireland | Published: 30 July 2021

What are the leadership priorities in the age of digital dependency?

The pandemic accelerated digital adoption to the point of organisational dependency on technology. Adastrum Consulting heralds EQ and DQ critical leadership behaviours for progress and recovery

Contributor: Chris Underwood, Managing Director - Adastrum Consulting | Published: 24 June 2021

enei positions itself for growth with new exec appointments

Following on from the appointment of Darra Singh as Chair and Sandi Wassmer as Chief Executive Officer in November 2020, the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei) Is delighted to announce the appointment of two Directors, in newly created roles to support the charity’s ambitious growth plans. Darren Jalink joins the organisation as Commercial Director on May 4, 2021 and Michelle Davies joins as Service Design & Delivery Director on May 10, 2021.

Contributor: Hazel Ellis - enei | Published: 7 May 2021

The rise of the happiness officer

With a roadmap in place to ease lockdown, corporates are facing up to the reality of what the workplace will look like from summer ‘21 onwards. 2020 was a decisive year for workplaces when protocols and procedures were put in to place to ensure social distancing, sanitisation and touch-less environments for employees. It was also the year when the global workforce was told to work from home.

Contributor: Anthony Bennett, founder - Bennett Hay | Published: 19 March 2021

Revealed – the top 5 fastest growing C-suite roles in the UK

New data from LinkedIn reveals the top 5 fastest growing C-suite roles in the UK. Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Growth Officer and Chief People Officer roles have risen in demand over the past year as companies navigated the global pandemic and managed the impact on business performance.

Contributor: Adam Hawkins - LinkedIn | Published: 19 February 2021

Is psychology the secret sauce for leadership development in 2021?

Discover predictions for leadership challenges in 2021 and learn from a suite of principles to support line managers. Using modern psychology leadership, this practical guide is ideal for business owners, CEO’s and HR practitioners to support people leaders/middle-managers through insight, advice and consultancy support.

Contributor: Kate Pearlman-Shaw - Clinical Psychologist | Published: 23 January 2021

Leaders and managers lack the skills they need to lead through times of crisis

In what has been an incredibly difficult year for many businesses, leaders and managers have truly been put to the test and, in some cases, their skills have not been up to scratch. That’s according to new research from ILM – a City & Guilds Group business and the UK’s leading provider of leadership qualifications – which finds that nearly three quarters of employees surveyed (73%) believe that some part of the company’s leadership has been lacking during the pandemic.

Contributor: David Phillips, Managing Director - City & Guilds and ILM | Published: 10 January 2021