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Creativity at Work

May 22, 2015 • INNOVATION, CoachingComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Creativity is not an easy topic to research and few serious scientists conduct work in the area. First, creativity is difficult to define and secondly, there are few good ways of measuring it. In this article, Adrian Furnham queries the popular belief that ‘we are all creative’ and creative workshops will help …

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Coaching for the Future

May 22, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, Global Business, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

Using the example of the Indian company J.K. Organisation, this article shows how the adoption of a coaching culture has transformed the organization, setting up each employee for success. You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid

Looking at the Universe as a Systemic Whole: Women in Global Leadership

March 12, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, CoachingComments (0)

Interview with Magdalena Mook  CEO, International Coach Federation The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a rapidly growing organisation, encompassing 26,000 professional coaches globally. The European Business Review caught up with the CEO, Magdalena

Closing the Gender Gap

March 12, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

A growing body of research and anecdotal evidence shows a positive correlation between gender-balanced corporate leadership and organisational performance. Despite this, a significant gap persists in the upper echelons of many leading organisations. You might

Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, MBA & Executive Education, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead. You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving

Laying the Foundation

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Coaching, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Damian Goldvarg While organisations may be becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of a strong coaching culture, translating this into practice is a very different matter. Here, Damian Goldvarg shares the International Coach Federation’s latest

Closing the Leadership Gap

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland Traditional leadership development programmes operate with a one-size-fits-all mentality. Below, John Sutherland argues that the key to developing the right kind of leadership skills for your organisation lies in creating, and continually

A Fresh Perspective

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Damian Goldvarg Increasing numbers of individuals and organisations are discovering the powerful role that coaching can play in developing themselves. Below, Damian Goldvarg illustrates the competitive advantage that professional coaching can give to an

Managing Your Manager

July 17, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Bill Smullen Most everyone still working today either has a boss or is a boss. Either way, you should want the boss to be successful because when he or she succeeds everyone in the organisation benefits. Below, Bill Smullen shares years of experience

Developing Leaders with Practical Mastery

July 17, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Coaching, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland You may know about leadership but can you lead? One you learn from a book or a course, the other through repeated trial and error in the real world of work. The difference is critical when you need to ensure you get a healthy return on