Tag: Advanced People Strategies

Engagement — Who Is Responsible?

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*This is a guest post authored by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. Every business I know is working to measure engagement. After all, the difference between good and great lies in discretionary effort. Drive higher engagement and get better results. What could be simpler? How to make it happen and… Read more »

Change Management — How Are We Helping Leaders Change?

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*This is a guest post authored by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. We all heard it and probably all rolled our eyes to it…’The only constant is change’. With organisations needing to constantly adapt and evolve due to competitive forces, global challenges or political decisions how are leaders meant to… Read more »

Leadership and Humility

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*This is a guest post authored by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. Leadership… A pretty vast topic. The debates around effective leadership always evoke some pretty heated debate and numerous perspectives. We all have our stories of the successful and inspirational leaders we have worked for and with, the qualities… Read more »

Mentoring or Coaching: Are They Different and Does It Really Matter?

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*This article was written by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. In organisations today, change is constant, rapid and relentless. Learning needs to follow this. Helping individuals and teams in this context is always challenging. Coaching and mentoring have a key role to play, but they are very different even though the… Read more »

Talent — Does It Come from Desire, Ability, or Both?

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*In this guest post, Melvyn Payne, Development Director at Advanced People Strategies, takes a look at the challenges facing Talent Management. It is no surprise to see hard-working, collaborative individuals with great social skills emerging as potential leaders and being nominated for talent development programmes. In fact, it makes a welcome change to some of… Read more »