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The Land of Milk and Honey

I’ve been labelled a ‘corporate refugee’.  A term I’m quite liking.  It was during one of my first interactions with Debbie that I came across these words.  Strictly speaking if we unpack the word, one is met with quite an alarming explanation: “Refugee – a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, […]

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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 […]

Optimising personal and career empowerment at TFG

Catalyst was appointed by TFG to facilitate I am Talent Workshops as part of their Learning Academy. The objective of these sessions was to empower employees to optimize their own talent and potential in order to achieve their personal and career aspirations in today’s world of work.

Realigning the HR Strategy at On the Dot

On the Dot identified the need to realign their HR strategy and energize their HR team. Catalyst developed and implemented a process to: Drive and improve HR team engagement; energize the team towards future strategy; Reignite the team’s passion to succeed; Reinforce values and leadership behaviours and a culture of accountability; and Encourage cross-team collaboration.

Strategic Alignment for Paramount Industrial Holdings

Earlier this year we facilitated a strategic and leadership alignment session for 40 of the senior leaders in the Paramount Group to assess both the external and internal environment and develop strategic plans to respond proactively to these trends, threats, risks and opportunities. We adapted a strategic conversation approach from The Fox Trilogy and used some of the tools from […]

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    Turnaround intervention for dysfunctional teams by John Gatherer

Turnaround intervention for dysfunctional teams by John Gatherer

Debbie Craig and I co-authored an article recently, titled Leading Teams which was our approach towards the quest for high performance and effectiveness in teams. It analysed the cardinal elements within the three main drivers in high performance teams from the perspective of a practical model and toolkit that we have taught in our consulting assignments across many client organisations. It […]

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    70:20:10 and beyond- How to create an effective learning environment..by Jen Taylor

70:20:10 and beyond- How to create an effective learning environment..by Jen Taylor

Research reveals that when 70% of our learning is experiential, this delivers more ROI on learning, translating into real behavior change and sustainable performance enhancements.

“Times they are a Changing” – by Kerryn Kohl

Wow! Have you seen what is happening in the world? Have you felt the pace of change?

Times have certainly changed, we have made a swift entrance into the digital and knowledge based economy, and it certainly does feel as if we are living through what Sarah Horowitz, U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS calls the biggest Industrial revolution of our […]

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Change… Are you ready for it?

Are your managers and HR team change ready and change resilient?

This year seems to have taken off at full-speed with most people I know juggling multiple demands and trying their utmost to prioritise daily or often hourly. It is becoming more and more difficult to find a healthy work-life balance, with many people running ragged, working on transformation projects […]

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    Transforming culture through personal and career empowerment

Transforming culture through personal and career empowerment

New mind-sets and skills required for a shifting landscape and an emerging workforce

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 […]