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Linking Talent to Value
An interesting article by McKinsey on the importance of putting people in the right roles so they and the organisation can succeed. "Having highly talented people isn’t enough. They must be put in the right roles if your organization is to hit its goals and become a global champion and market leader in value creation"
Understanding Your Value To An Organisation
According to Gallup’s recent research (The State of the Global Workplace), a staggering 85% of employees globally are either not engaged or actively disengaged in their jobs. The UK is one of the worst countries in Europe with only 10% engaged. The report also shows the importance of the role of managers in employee engagement. 70% … Continue reading Understanding Your Value To An Organisation
When Strengths Can Be A Problem
The Basement Of Your Natural Talents Is More Likely To Trip You Up Than A Lesser Talent Picture the scene of someone who has just got their Clifton StrengthFinder profile report – after a quick glance at their top 5 talent themes (strength categories), they hastily turn over the pages and go to the … Continue reading When Strengths Can Be A Problem
Do You Have A Growth Mindset?
A growth mindset helps people to be resilient and open to change. It also enables people to adapt and learn new skills.
Experiential Learning: What’s Missing In Most Change Programmes
An interesting article by Claus Benkert and Nick Van Dam of McKinsey & Co on how experiential learning helps organisations develop skills by combining actual experience with education.
Employees Who Use Their Strengths Outperform Those Who Don’t
An interesting article written by Jim Asplund & Gwen Elliot on how employees can outperform their peers if they leverage their strengths