Helping Gen Ys To Become The International Managers Of The Future

By Barry Thomas. According to Future Workplace it is estimated that by 2025, Gen Y workers will account for 75 percent of the workforce. Indeed, Gen Ys are set to becomethe international leaders of the future and are therefore a critical talent pool forglobalorganisations to coach and mentor. Gen Ys are increasingly moving towards managerial […]

Gain A Competitive Advantage With Environmental Responsibility

By Mark O’Brien. Running a business is a tough job; fulfilling, rewarding and challenging, but still fraught with the need to sell enough of your products or services to make the business a viable entity. One area where a competitive advantage can be developed is by identifying the type(s) of customer you have and supplying […]

The Courage To Move From Management To Leadership

By Ray MacLean. The journey from being a sound and solid business to an elite level of performance will only happen when an organisation has the motivation to break through the comfort zone by challenging its capable managers to become elite leaders. What is the difference? Capable managers focus on the mechanics of the business […]

Change Management: Unfreeze First

By Mark Hawkins. Early in the 20th century, Kurt Lewin created his famous “Unfreeze, Change, Freeze” framework. Since then there have been many models for effecting organisational change, however there is something profound in Lewin’s simple model. The symbolism of “unfreezing” is important. For any change management undertaking to be successful, the affected people need […]

Modern Leadership

By Mark Hawkins. Perhaps now more than ever, high quality leadership is the most important attribute of a successful organisation. The economic future and the volatility of a wide range of industries and markets have never been more uncertain. Iconic,  great, strong companies are failing at unprecedented rates and the lifecycle of products across a […]

Some Strategies For Leading People Through Change

 by Bob Ansett. When developing a strategy to lead people through a change, you must first create a message clearly enunciating the change and the benefits it will bring to the organisation and to those working within the organisation. Part of the process is to find ways to give ownership of the proposed change to […]