How to take responsibility for your failures

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Owning up to your faux pas is daunting, but necessary if you want to cultivate a transparent, safe-to-fail company culture. Thom Dennis, CEO of Serenity in Leadership, explores how to acknowledge your blunders with dignity.

Leading ethically but how? A robust guide

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Where we could spend hours talking about leading ethically (conceptual), how do we actually do it (experiential) and how do we know we’re leading ethically? Karen Liebenguth shares a robust guide for leaders who want to lead with wisdom and compassion.

Performance management, without the tick boxes

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Cynicism and rancour surround performance management and the typical appraisal. How can we transition this tiring, bureaucratic process into a fortifying ritual? Quentin Millington shares eight guidelines for a more human way.

How to know if your culture needs work

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We know that workplace culture has a defining impact on strategy delivery, but how do you know if your culture is hindering performance so much that it needs investment and focus? Is an engagement survey enough to read the signs?

Assess candidates on potential impact, not personality

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Assessing candidates and employees on their potential to make a positive impact, rather than cultural fit, could be the most important people decision you ever make. Here, Nathan Ott, The GC Index, sets out five unique ways people can add value and how to uncover these proclivities in the recruitment process.

Nine qualities of cultural intelligence

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Hiring great talent for your organisation requires finding people with cultural intelligence. Thom Dennis, CEO of Serenity in Leadership Ltd, outlines the nine qualities found among those who possess this sought-after skill, so you can easily spot them among your candidates.

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