Archive | March, 2018

The Increasing Importance of Integrity within Leadership

The Increasing Importance of Integrity within Leadership Post the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008 and the ensuing economic crisis, financial institutions worldwide acknowledged the need to be more transparent.  CEOs in the US in particular were keen to use key words such as ‘integrity, transparency, authentic, honest, ownership and responsibility’. Ten years on and have […]

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Trends in Learning and Development

Trends in Learning and Development Our list of the most requested Training Programmes aligns with many of the current trends in learning and development and the client requirements that Natural Talent has championed for a while; research from the end of 2017 highlights the following trends in L and D: The need for HR and […]

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The Most Popular Training Programmes

The Most Popular Training Programmes At Natural Talent the most recently requested Training Programmes appear to correlate with many of the most common issues identified in 360 Feedback Reviews and addressed in Executive Coaching, highlighting many of the current challenges facing leaders and managers in this increasingly VUCA world, and the skills and competencies they […]

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Why Business Leaders Need an Executive Coach

Why Business Leaders need an Executive Coach Every successful athlete and sports club has a top Coach.  According to William R. Johnson, former CEO of H.J. Heinz Co, ‘Great CEOs, like great athletes, benefit from coaches that bring a perspective that comes from years of knowing you, the company and what you need to do to […]

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Great Super Saturday

Great Super Saturday A big thank you to Dai Jenkins, Peter Leckie and the team at Genero Experiences for the great hospitality for the Wales v France Six Nations game.  Very amusing listening to Ieuan Evans, Thomas Casteignede, Shanks, and Rod Woodward.

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Good Trip to Dublin

 Good Trip to Dublin Good to end a productive day of meetings in Dublin seeing the Irish Rugby team ahead of their Grand Slam decider on St Patricks’ Day against England.  Great to chat with Rob Kearney, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray and CJ Stander.  And thank you to the wonderful staff at Aer Lingus.

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How do you Align your People and Culture with the Organization’s Strategy to Create Business and Team Success?

How do you Align your People and Culture with the Organization’s Strategy to Create Business Success? Most business people will have heard the expression ‘Culture eats strategy for breakfast’ which is attributed to the late management guru, Peter Drucker, and was popularised by the COO of Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields.  At Ford, Fields replaced a […]

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How do you create a High Performing Team?

How do you create a High Performing Team? This is one of the most frequently asked questions by business leaders and sports Coaches.  We’ve all witnessed the demise and implosion of highly successful teams; when the shock and disappointment dissipates, in-depth analysis starts to explain some of the reasons for the failure.  A high performing […]

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How to Retain Top Talent

How to Retain Top Talent Depending on which surveys you read, between 10% – 60% of team members are disengaged, with around 33% actively looking to change jobs.  Around 20% of employees will leave a role for personal and lifestyle reasons, such as their partner landing a better job further away, or deciding that their […]

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