Leadership Development

US academic, David Ulrich, defined a “three-legged model” for organising the human resource function some 20 years ago, and it has since become the predominant model used in HR departments. Those who have worked with the model know it’s the HR Business Partner (HRBP) leg of...

Across the business market diversity continues to be an issue, with racial, sexual and sexuality representation all seriously lacking. Whilst there are signs of improvement, the diversity throughout the corporate landscape is still significantly behind what it should be, with boards and senior management teams predominantly...

There is one guarantee for all organizations, no matter whether they are industry leaders or laggards, all employees believe that internal communication is never good enough. From all of the surveys we manage and my personal experience as a manager, senior manager, chief executive officer...

As the founder of a Human Performance Acceleration firm, I’ve come to understand the importance of diversity, not just on boards and in leadership, but in my own business. Through broadening the composition of the leadership team, I’ve found that such diversity increases the richness of...

Every company needs employees. Without good workers, no business can hope to survive in a highly competitive and oversaturated market. It's safe to say that many companies have a lot of issues regarding their employment practices and the majority of these issues are, in fact,...

Many organizations implement diversity initiatives with the intention of capturing the innovation, performance, and retention benefits provided by diverse workplaces[1]. However, a recently released report from the Diversity Council of Australia has found these initiatives often fail to achieve their desired outcomes – to the...

Remote work is really about trust. Are they doing their job? Are they slacking off? Sometimes leaders don’t support remote working because they feel the need to be in control. As the CEO of a global company I have key executives working remotely. The executive team meet...

What happens when employers put their people first? Before the proverbial numbers? Most would argue that the bottom line should always be the focus of business. It's what the shareholders and other stakeholders demand - but where do the people making this happen - the employees...