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How we can do a better job of creating learning cultures?

The very word ‘training’ has always suggested something that is done to you. However, Richard Wentworth Ping, CEO and owner of Wentworth People, firmly believes that creating a learning culture is becoming easier, what with the advent of technology, socialised learning, and more.   As [...]

Leadership Development and Coaching Workshops

Developing leadership capability is central to our work. Strong leadership leads to great cultures, where people enjoy their work. Leadership sets the direction for the business, drives change, makes your values come alive and inspires others to do their best.   Each program is tailored [...]

Habits that hold us back

I wonder what we all do out of sheer habit rather than a deliberate choice? I book my own flights and hotels. It’s something I’ve done for ages. Relatively easy; I’m used to the online systems I use and know the hotels and carriers. It’s also a control thing. If I do it I know it will be [...]

Why we need to learn to be more adaptive

As the world gets more fragmented, specialised and complicated… and changes at speed, there will be a premium on adaptability, agility and resourcefulness (Cilla Snowball, Group Chairman BBDOAMV). So how do we learn to be more adaptive in a fast changing world? I have heard the comment my [...]

3 Things Leaders Need to Do Really Well

Is one of these letting you down and holding back your business? Research from a joint exercise by ghSmart and Wharton in the USA into leadership arrived at the conclusion—after interviewing and crunching data from 15,000 C Suite interviews—that leaders really need to get 3 key things [...]

Workplace Enjoyment

A lesson from Pink Floyd I saw a statistic today from Gallup that only 8% of people experience overall wellbeing, because of their work – that’s pretty sad. The line "hanging on in quiet desperation" came to mind and I looked up the lyrics from that seminal album, Dark Side of the Moon. [...]

Creating Resilience

Connected + Secure + Valued = Resilient What has this equation got to do with you? Take a look in your wallet, purse or bag and you will see that the equation has a lot to do with you.  What can you find in there to symbolise that you are connected, secure or valued? Maybe it is your [...]

Higher Performance Through Delegation

I wonder what we all do out of sheer habit rather than a deliberate choice? I book my own flights and hotels. It’s something I’ve done for ages. Relatively easy; I’m used to the online systems I use and know the hotels and carriers. It’s also a control thing. If I do it I know it will be [...]

Leadership Communicating in the Dark

I was recently reminded of just how important clear communications are to companies competing for customer favor. I was returning home from Melbourne late one Friday afternoon on what ended up becoming a travesty of miscommunication and poor customer service. What should have taken but a few [...]

Seven Qualities All Great Leaders Share

Leaders come in all guises and for many causes. These people aren't all-knowing, all-seeing visionaries and gurus. However, throughout history they have shared a couple of key qualities. 1. They are Curious and Committed To Learning By remaining intellectually curious and committed to learning [...]