Benefits of Executive Coaching – The Importance of Coaching at Every Level

The quest for continual learning and development is one that sets apart good leaders from great leaders. Developing, refining, and improving skills isn’t something just for those starting out on their career path, rather it is something that benefits everyone, including those who have reached the very top of an organisation. [...]

2019-01-09T14:59:34+00:00December 20th, 2018|

Leadership and the Rise of Virtual Teams – How Great Leaders Can Adapt to New Workplace Trends

The rise of virtual teams has gone from an outlier trend to a genuine and successful organisational structure. Big corporations as well as small independents are reaping the rewards of leveraging a remote, and often global, workforce. Technology has created huge opportunities for businesses to leverage skills and talent, wherever they [...]

2018-11-19T11:24:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|

NEO PI-R (NEO Personality Inventory Revised) – An Overview and How to Get Trained in the Gold Standard of Personality Measures

Leadership training and assessments are pivotal for organisations looking to grow and develop in a sustainable way. Here at Edgecumbe, we have used our Primary Colours® Model of Leadership to help support and develop some of the top senior managers and executives at leading organisations around the world. With all this [...]

2018-10-16T14:20:28+00:00October 16th, 2018|

Business Psychology and Leadership – Edgecumbe Consulting

One aspect of business psychology is the study and practice of improving working life. It can help leverage an understanding of human behaviour within the context of business and the workplace. In turn this can help create effective individual and organisational performance. In business psychology we use research methods to analyse [...]

2018-10-09T09:39:32+00:00October 9th, 2018|

The Power of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) – Why EQ is Important in Business

Emotional Quotient (EQ), often referred to as “Emotional Intelligence,” is a defining factor in shaping the success of individuals and businesses. It is regarded as having a strong correlation in relation to an individual’s performance within a business, and is hugely influential in how that individual sees themselves and others. But [...]

2018-10-09T09:51:32+00:00October 2nd, 2018|

Psychometric Testing – How to Use Psychometric Tests in Business

Psychometric tests are used in business to help identify an individual’s personality, behaviour, skills and competency. This helps provide useful insights for hiring new candidates, identifying and monitoring team dynamics as well as monitoring internal employees for potential organisational movement or individual promotions. These tests are designed to help showcase someone’s [...]

2018-10-09T09:30:34+00:00September 26th, 2018|

An Approach to Developing Effective Leadership in Business

For businesses to thrive, they need leaders and leadership teams that can navigate marketplace challenges and opportunities. Overcoming problems, finding innovative solutions, and being proactive in the market become daily tasks for those in positions of leadership. So, how can businesses ensure their leaders are suited to getting the job done? [...]

2018-09-12T15:21:52+00:00September 12th, 2018|

What Is People Analytics and Why Is It So Important for Business Growth?

People analytics is the data-driven practice of analysing employees and the people within and around an organisation, to better understand them and help executive teams make better decisions. People analytics is focused on trying to find answers to business issues by combining both qualitative and quantitative research methods, to gain powerful [...]

2018-09-07T12:39:25+00:00September 7th, 2018|