Developing Leaders: Get on the balcony

One of the most difficult transitions executives make and sometimes never make is understanding the difference between ‘doing the work to getting the work done’. Two very different activities. A simple but profound metaphor to this challenge is to be found in the work of Adaptive Leadership by Ron Heifetz and Marty Linsky. The concept of  Read more ➝

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Skills shortage biggest risk for business in 2018

The British Chambers of Commerce Q4 2017  Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey – indicates that skills shortages are reaching critical levels. Of the service sector firms hiring, the percentage reporting recruitment difficulties rose to 71%, the highest since records began. In manufacturing, the percentage of recruiting firms reporting difficulties  Read more ➝