Portraits of Leadership

I was recently watching a programme on Sky Arts about how an artist captures their subject.  Sue Johnston was the subject in question and as part of the process, artist Christian Hook went to see her in character at a local theatre.  Sue read from a script she was learning, taking on the accent and […]

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Emenex Weekly News 29th October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application.   The Impact of Employee Engagement on Performance This week’s research comes via Harvard Business Review.  HBR interviewed over 550 business execs from around […]

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Emenex Weekly News 22nd October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application.   Number of UK businesses hits record levels It’s great news to see so many new businesses being created in the UK, but as […]

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Emenex Weekly News 15th October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application. A spotlight is being thrown on the employee engagement profession, because there’s a gap. Whilst the most important stated challenge for this year is […]

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An Unlikely Lesson in Empowerment

A couple of weeks ago I was camping at Durdle Door in Dorset. Britain’s Jurassic coast is a beautiful part of the country and a wonderful place to go walking. Good job I had my waterproofs as the South Coast had its fair share of wet weather that week. Rain I was prepared for, as […]

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Emenex Weekly News 8th October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application. The Role of Senior Management in Employee Engagement Following on on from last week’s featured research, we have looked deeper and highlighted the role senior […]

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Talent Development, Why England Rugby Got Kicked Into Touch

England are out of the rugby World Cup. The right players, the right tactics, the right manager – all are under intense scrutiny right now.  However, one aspect has yet to come under the same spotlight – the talent the manager (whoever they are) has available.  This has nothing to do with whether the England […]

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How to turn Failure into Success

6am Saturday morning and with my three team mates – Dean, Dave and Barbara, I’m on the starting line in Skipton.  Along with 220 other teams, we’re all set for a 100 kilometre, non-stop hike around the Yorkshire Dales.  We are ready.  All our preparations have gone to plan. We are excited and feeling positive.  Little […]

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