Why effective leaders must manage up, down, and sideways

August, 2017
iStock-534330520 - Female Managers Outdoor - 530 x 300 Strong team leadership isn’t enough. New research from McKinsey shows the importance -  for business impact and career success - of also mobilising your boss and your colleagues. Most of the leadership advice aimed at senior functional managers revolves around building, aligning and ... Read More >>

Successful leadership

April, 2017
iStock-515306510 Two executives 530 x 300 We are frequently reminded that Leadership styles have significant effects across all businesses. Regardless of whether an enterprise is small or among the world's largest corporations, Leadership styles are said to influence everyone from senior management to the newest graduate. The way in which ... Read More >>

Finding hidden leaders….

February, 2017
Young female exec - iStock-476704288 530 x 300 For many organisations, the search for their next generation of business leaders represents one of their biggest headaches. Most, suggest McKinsey, will rely on their development programs and their internal high fliers, while the remainder may, despite the costs and potential risks, choose also to ... Read More >>

Executive Interim Management in the 21st Century

December, 2016
shutterstock_96623026  final 530 x 300 The use of professional Interim Managers grows year on year, but there are still many misconceptions surrounding what they do…. So, with twenty years of Executive Interim Management recruitment behind him, we asked Richard Beesley, The Miles Partnership to recount his views of the qualities he ... Read More >>