Guest Blog – Mindfulness and Leadership with Andrew McNeill

In this blog we asked Director of Lines of Sight Consultancy and Workplace Policy Lead for the Mindfulness Initiative, Andrew McNeill, to explain why he thinks mindfulness can offer practical help with leadership and team challenges as well as well- being. What is Mindfulness? One description of mindfulness is the ability [...]

2019-06-25T16:40:02+01:00June 25th, 2019|

The Definitive Guide to Leadership Styles: The 3 Domains of Leadership

An introduction to Leadership Styles Winston Churchill, Steve Jobs, Genghis Khan, Jeff Bezos and the Pope. No, this isn’t the start of a terrible ‘Dad’ joke, but a brief example of how there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to leadership. Great leaders differ significantly in their styles. Rosa Park’s [...]

2019-03-28T17:08:53+01:00March 28th, 2019|

Building and Sustaining Habits – How to Effectively Create and Stick to Habits

Following the dawn of the New Year, many of us will have taken stock of our lives and set multiple ambitious goals or New Year's Resolutions. However, as Spring draws closer, that motivation driving our self-improvement sprees is likely to be fading fast. Be assured, you’re not alone! In 2018 Forbes [...]

2019-03-12T09:38:58+01:00February 18th, 2019|

An Introduction to the Hogan Assessments

As part of our recruitment assessment for high-stake senior hires, we conduct Candidate Insights to help reduce uncertainty in the recruitment process.  This helps identify aspects of the individual’s personality and approach at work that may need to be explored thoroughly in order to understand the candidate better and mitigate certain kinds [...]

2019-03-12T09:40:10+01:00January 21st, 2019|

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. [...]

2019-03-12T09:41:35+01:00December 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+01:00November 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 [...]

2019-03-12T09:42:47+01:00October 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+01:00October 9th, 2018|