Seven Elements of Sustainable Success

June 19th, 2018

What if every business performed optimally. Their customers loved products and services as offered. Orders were delivered on time, every time. People were highly engaged and motivated. Processes, infrastructure and working practices supported high quality outcomes consistently. Partners and suppliers were exceptional and the service received first class. And all of this is achieved over and over again as the company responds to ever changing environments. ‘Impossible’ you may say and you […]

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ACCELERATING TALENT SUCCESS – A growing demand for a different type of conversation

February 28th, 2017

We recognise that young people starting out on their working lives want to make a difference; they also want to feel valued and to be recognised for their contribution. Beyond that people have different career motivators, from developing deep technical skills to enjoying the social environment at work (source Edgar Schein, Career Anchors).     At a recent gathering of HR […]

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Accelerating Talent Success

November 30th, 2016

Employers find themselves facing a complex conundrum. They can no longer afford to offer employees the type of benefits they once did, while for the first time there are five different generations in the workforce – from Baby Boomers through to Millennials – all with different expectations, desires and needs. In short, organisations need to transform their approach to talent […]

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Leading a growing business

October 8th, 2015

The next stage of growth for your business is likely to result from you doing something differently as leader. So, what do you want from your business? And what does your business need from you? This was the theme we explored in our first workshop in the second series of Cog:ent – quarterly thought leadership workshops for ambitious business owners […]

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