Listening Lessons for Organisations from Salford City

Salford City has drawn more than its fair share of attention of late with the BBC moving its broadcasting studios there and more recently a television documentary entitled Class of 92: Out of Their League, highlighting the ups and downs of football ownership from the perspective of 5 ex-Manchester United players: Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul […]

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Find Your Inner Comic to Become a Better Leader

I went to an open mic comedy night last week. It was a quiet weekday evening and the sparse audience consisted mainly of friends of the guys doing a turn. I can’t say I laughed out loud at any point but I had a great evening.  Yes there were some dire jokes, but what made the […]

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Emenex Weekly News – 5 May

Each week we bring you news, opinions and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Is Employee Development the Most Neglected Management Function? Victor Lipman, writing again for forbes, repeats his view that management is no easy job.  He says a good manager at times has to be a psychologist, […]

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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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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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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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6 Leadership Lessons From Inside Wellington’s Waterloo

After 200 years, there’s still much to be learnt about the Battle of Waterloo and how leadership principles still apply today. A lot has already been written about Napoleon and Wellington and their leadership qualities, but what about the exploits of some of the unsung heroes and lesser known facets that turned the battle? Both […]

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