Talent Management

Changing the Conversation

As artist Linda Lamb once said “One good conversation can shift the direction of change forever.”

I believe we can change the world one conversation at a time. Which one? The one we’re in right now. Too often, business is so caught up in achieving bottom-line growth that people are inadvertently treated as brains-on-sticks. Their humanity an irrelevance, sometimes even […]

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    Breaking barriers with Talent Management at the Imperial Group

Breaking barriers with Talent Management at the Imperial Group

We’ve been on an exciting journey for the past 10 months, working as the strategic talent partners for the Imperial Group. We’re on a journey to embed an effective Talent Management framework with the goal of mitigating people-related risk and optimising opportunities of matching key talent to high leverage roles. We do this by ensuring the right people, with the […]

Drivers of Success – The “X Factor of Talent”

What is that special “mojo” that seems to characterise the high flyers and high performers in all walks of life? From our perspectives in working with talent, we would like to outline a number of critical drivers which top talent have intuitively built into their own recipes for success. We believe they are important for delivering results, unleashing talent […]

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    Traditional performance management and financial rewards are failing to motivate people… by Tracy Campbell

Traditional performance management and financial rewards are failing to motivate people… by Tracy Campbell

New performance management models have become imperative to improving engagement and retention, innovation and company performance.  Research done by Bersin by Deloitte’s in their Global Human Capital Trends for 2015 indicates that “the transformation of the aging performance management process is long overdue” and that in 2015 “the importance of performance management rose significantly, with 75 percent of respondents […]

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    From Passive Entitlement to Active Accountability for Career Development

From Passive Entitlement to Active Accountability for Career Development

“First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.” Walt Disney

The world of work is shifting from traditional and predictable career paths, to relentless change, leaner structures, evolving roles, global opportunities, portfolio lives and a need to find meaning and purpose through the work we do. This leaves a lot of people uncertain, confused and anxious about how to […]