By Brian Chernett I know a lot of Chief Executives who consider themselves to be very good leaders but not as good at managing people and motivating them. Like any other skill, managing key people well can be learned and through practice mastered. One technique for doing that makes, in my experience, a large difference. […]
By Kim Coe Despite hundreds of support groups and endless lobbying, the numbers of female directors in top UK companies fell last year, to a percentage you don’t even need one hand to count it on. Projected growth of women in business right across the spectrum has failed, despite everyone saying it would happen by […]
Posted on 12th March 2007 in HR.
By Tiffany Kemp Part of the challenge of running a business is being able to ensure your staff always act in the company’s best interests. Of course, we have various management tools at our disposal to help achieve this — quality standards and processes to increase consistency of results, commission structures to motivate sales teams […]
Posted on 8th February 2007 in HR.
By Nigel Risner Are leaders “born” or can anyone learn to be a leader? The best leadership training for potential leaders should be the best training about leadership – what is entailed in being a leader and what can go wrong, as well as what can go right. 1. Leaders are persons who, by word […]
By Brian Chernett I shall be sharing the wisdom that has been collected used and shared since I became a CEO 40 years ago. 11 years ago I founded the Academy for Chief Executives to inspire other Chief Executives to learn experientially through a powerful process containing speaker workshops action learning sets and coaching and […]
Dr Zaffran Shahzada The imminent launch of ‘The Devil wears Prada’ on DVD has mirrored real-life bosses from hell, as indeed it is based on a true story. Executive development coach, Dr Zaffran Shahzada believes these tyrannical bosses that breathe fire belong in films or the Victorian era… The nasty boss seems to be getting […]
Posted on 30th January 2007 in HR.
By Kimberley Gray. Because of the impropriety of entertaining guests of the opposite sex in the bedroom, it is suggested that the lobby be used for this purpose. OK, this was from a Zurich hotel where the context had been somewhat lost in translation, but it is an amusing demonstration of how incorrect use of […]
by Tim Kidson. In recent years, the impact of the global knowledge economy has started to change things in just about every single organisation, be they in the public, the private or the ‘not for profit’ sectors. This change is happening whether people and organisations realise it or not and it is having a direct […]
[atag003]By Rasheed Ogunlaru. Leading life & business coach and motivational speaker, Rasheed Ogunlaru shares some insights into understanding, motivating and inspiring your team. Whether you are a Managing Director leading a team of twenty or CEO of an international conglomerate, the skill of being able to understand, motivate and inspire your team is what separates […]
By Dan Panes. It’s an accepted fact of business life — women are more expensive to employ than men. Few like it, most understand the reasons why, but others just insist it’s not true. Never one to duck away from a challenging issue, Dan Panes looks at how much truth there is in the myth. […]
Posted on 19th January 2007 in HR.