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Leadership and Talent is the Name of the Game
“I think the best leaders I have worked with have this unique ability to master the complexity of their environment, and then shape a very clear and reasonably simple, straightforward, compelling strategy that everybody can understand, starting with their own people”
Do you have the right leaders, those who stand for something, scale rapidly, provide focus and avoid getting too fragmented ? Read more
The decision whether or not to design and implement a formal mentoring programme is not an academic exercise. It can depend on the culture of the organisation, on the purpose of the programme and the availability of resources needed to support a more formal programme. Read more
“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”(Jack Welch)
Jack Welch began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960, and in 1981 became the Company’s 8th Chairman and CEO. During his 20+ year tenure as CEO, the Company’s market capitalization rose from $13 billion to over $400 billion. In 2000, he was named “Manager of the Century” by Fortune magazine.
The Franco-British Chamber recently opened its doors for the launch of Redwood Talent Partners, a talent consultancy firm. Human resources experts flooded into a packed boardroom for a presentation, which whilst being far from conventional, was all the more interesting and enjoyable because of it. The presentation was given by the four strong senior management team of Redwood Talent Partners, and showcased some brilliant acting skills. The demonstration included sketches of real life office scenarios and provided tips on how managers could have improved the situation to first, spot a talented candidate, then develop his leadership skills, and finally use this to increase the performance of the team as a whole.