Building Authenticity into your Leadership Pipeline

I recently met with a friend who recommended a HBR article on developing talent entitled “The Talent Curse,” (Petriglieri and Petriglieri, May-June 2017).  I read the article with interest as it highlights the curse that so often comes for those that are selected for a leadership fast track programme in that it can have the […]

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United we Stand

The terrorist attacks that happened in Manchester and London have seen both the worst and best of human behaviour as individuals have sought to break a people in their so called ‘religious cause,’ so we have seen a coming together of so much good as the crisis unfolded and then as the victims emerged. While […]

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Understanding and Reducing the UK Employee Productivity Gap

A recent interview with one of the chief BBC political editors of the highlighted the positive state of the British economy with relatively high levels of employment and positive GDP growth, but emphasized key concerns, particularly as we prepare to separate from the EU, of our worker productivity. Estimates of UK productivity suggest that the […]

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Timing Is Everything

May and Sturgeon’s Referendum standoff or visitors to London mown down on Westminster bridge. The news is full of situations where timing is critical. So it is with many other aspects of our lives. For anyone who is a golfer, tennis player, rower or involved in any number of sports and physical activities split-second timing […]

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The ‘Career Web’ – The New Professional Journey

Last week, while travelling on the train to a meeting in London, I had one of those ‘aha moments’ that reveal themselves every few years.  While reading an article in HR Network Scotland magazine  I encountered a new term that fits very nicely into my paradigm of career development – the ‘Career Web’. For some […]

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Emenex Weekly News 11 February

Each week we bring you news, opinions and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. 70:20:10 Model is Most Effective For Learners Research reported in CIPD’s People Management magazine involving 1,600 learners from around the world, has found that the 70:20:10 is the most effective learning model.  The research […]

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Starting your career? Some points to consider. . .

In our business we get to talk a lot about “careers”.  This is a hot topic in our home at the moment; not only for our 20 year old son, who has moved away from home to further his education, but also for our daughter who has just chosen her  GCSE options. There is some […]

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Emenex Weekly News 28 January

Each week we bring you news, opinions and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Developing Talent – What’s on the Horizon? An article in the CIPD’s In a Nutshell newsletter, highlights the increasing emphasis on hiring, developing and retaining talent.  The article from US author Galagan suggests […]

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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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