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Developing a Complexity Mindset to Create an Agile Workforce

Developing a Complexity Mindset to Create an Agile Workforce

The 21st century has been anything but predictable. Experts have long been touting the need for a complexity mindset. But the pandemic completely overturned any remaining sense of normalcy and constancy we may have been clinging to. Businesses have been born,...

Why You Should Focus on Executive Coaching

Why You Should Focus on Executive Coaching

One of the most important roles of a leader is to develop leadership skills in others. As a leader, it’s your job to identify and develop other leaders within your organisation. You hold the vision and set the direction for those working under you. You also set the...

Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week

It’s almost always uncomfortable. It’s sometimes inappropriate. It’s rarely a polite dinner table conversation… It’s money talk. In spite of all of the discomfort and negativity associated with talking about money, research shows that people who have open...

3 Keys to Empowering Your Employees’ Personal Development

3 Keys to Empowering Your Employees’ Personal Development

You want your employees to grow. Your employees want to grow. But what’s the best way to encourage personal development? If you’ve ever implemented personal development plans and been unhappy with the results, it could be because of one important factor. Personal...

Overcoming Challenges in Leadership Training

Overcoming Challenges in Leadership Training

Are leadership programmes producing good leaders? If you’re shipping your potential leaders to an off-campus leadership seminar, chances are you’re not getting the results you’d like to. Many leadership courses and trainings focus on a proprietary “method” or system....

Financial literacy – Let’s talk money

Financial literacy – Let’s talk money

If you feel your employees are lacking in financial literacy, you aren’t alone. A 2019 study found that only 38% of UAE employees considered themselves financially literate. Whether due to lack of education, the stigma attached to talking about money or pure...

Realise employee potential

Realise employee potential

Everybody has potential. Yet, companies have been struggling for decades. How do you identify it? For more than 50 years, consultancies like BCG and McKinsey are offering their views. Created in 1968, the growth share matrix prioritises business according to their...

Micro-learning is here to stay

Micro-learning is here to stay

2020 accelerated digital transformations and there’s no stopping. Companies have to predict how their products and services are changing in the future. Constant agility is key and HR has to work with the business to set up their teams for success. L&D teams are...

How to introduce career conversations

How to introduce career conversations

Traditionally, performance discussion focused on the past. While goals were set at the beginning of the performance cycle, managers all too often dreaded giving feedback or discussing developmental opportunities. Training departments have created and executed...

Prepare for the future – Now!

Prepare for the future – Now!

Companies have adjusted, possibly multiple times, their business models this year. Understanding the customer challenges and their priorities has been key in this process. What if your business model, products and services, processes have changed but your employees haven’t?

5 ways to make learning an everyday activity

5 ways to make learning an everyday activity

“Have a go!” That is the motto of the Festival of Learning which has been taking place every September in England since 1992. Wales is also getting ready for its Adult Learners' Week. While we may get older, we can’t stop learning. Celebrating life-long learning, it...