Why is leadership development a constant issue?

Why is leadership development a constant issue?

This is the strange question posed by Deloitte in their latest Global Human Capital Trends report 2015, which they say identifies a “staggering capability gap” in leadership and succession in businesses right across the globe. 86% of HR and Global business leaders identified leadership as their number one issue, with

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Motivation isn’t about big speeches; it’s about the little things

People often confuse motivating our people, with big motivational speeches. There’s lots written about motivation, about intrinsic desires and stimulus but managers don’t find these that helpful on a cold Monday morning when they’re trying to get people motivated and get things done. I think it’s a really practical issue,

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Why can’t I be a great leader?

Well you can! When I was asked to validate a top end, (by which I mean expensive) management-training programme I was told to sit quietly at the back and evaluate. No problem. So the trainer said: “OK who are the great leaders in history?” After a brainstorm the delegates all

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Going digital – how to get the best of both worlds

E-readers seem like a great proposition – thousands of books in your pocket, buy and download instantly, and a nice piece of tech to boot – but when switching from physical books to e-books do we lose something meaningful that’s too subtle to spot? I was reading Azeem Azher’s blog

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