How to cultivate emotional intelligence in your staff

Emotional intelligence (EI) – described by business psychologist Dr Susan David of Harvard University as ‘the ability to solve problems with and about emotions effectively’ – is essentially the measure of how well a person monitors their own emotions and the emotions...

Empower your people – develop a coaching culture

It’s no secret that while budgets are stabilising, they are still relatively tight. It’s also no secret that when cost reduction is a key priority, one of the areas that – rightly or wrongly – tends to be neglected is people development. This is sadly...

The true cost of cutting your training budget

We all know businesses are operating in tough economic times; no doubt you’re tired of hearing it. But regardless of that much-played out fact, research we undertook earlier this year suggested that, for many organisations, L&D budgets are actually on the move...

A Guide to Graduate Development

Hiring graduates can be an incredibly worthwhile investment. They are an ideal resource for organisations looking to grow their talent pool, bring in new skills and innovative ideas, and work towards future proofing their business. However, attracting, identifying and...