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Zoë Blake – Plain English: Keeping language simple for maximum effect

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

‘Have you got what it takes to help deliver our challenging agenda? This exciting role combines equality and diversity responsibilities with social inclusion and promoting quality standards into all commissioning work streams.’ Job advertisement, Wolverhampton [...]

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Working with Prea Polymers Consultancy and Recruiter

November 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

We have recently agreed to work with Prea Polymers Consultancy and Recruiter on an ad hoc cross referral basis and we would like to share with you some information about their services. Prea are owned [...]

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Jo Larbie – Sponsorship vs. Mentoring

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Jo Larbie – Sponsorship vs. Mentoring

Speaking to an audience of accountants and lawyers recently, specialist in developing high potential leaders Jo Larbie was surprised to hear a panel member, in response to the question “What’s the difference between sponsorship and [...]

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Anne Isaacs – Facing up to the Future: How To Successfully Adapt Our Careers To Fit In With Changes in Our Lives

November 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Anne Isaacs – Facing up to the Future: How To Successfully Adapt Our Careers To Fit In With Changes in Our Lives

Our Executive Director, Anne Isaacs, reflects on how we can respond successfully to the changes in our lives that affect the way we work, our career, and be flexible enough to make the best of [...]

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  • Heather Greatrex presents to EA guests on Emotional Intelligence

Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex – Another successful event on Emotional Intelligence

October 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex – Another successful event on Emotional Intelligence

On 28th September, Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex presented another successful session on Emotional Intelligence in the scope of our workshop taster event titled: Do you lead with Emotional Intelligence? Alina and Heather shared insights [...]

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Jo Larbie – Building Strong Leadership Teams Within Partnerships – PART 2

September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Jo Larbie – Building Strong Leadership Teams Within Partnerships – PART 2

In the second of two articles, Jo Larbie explains how to succeed in this challenging environment by building a supportive team that will deliver your firm’s goals - while making managing directors and managing partners [...]

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Do you lead with Emotional Intelligence?

25th January 2018 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Implementing Effective Sponsorship Programmes

15th February 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Big Data & Cyber Crime

1st July 2018 at 12:00 am

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  • Plain English - Wooden letters

Zoë Blake – Plain English: Keeping language simple for maximum effect

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

‘Have you got what it takes to help deliver our challenging agenda? This exciting role combines equality and diversity responsibilities with social inclusion and promoting quality standards into all commissioning work streams.’ Job advertisement, Wolverhampton [...]

  • Prea Collaboration - Puzzle pieces

Working with Prea Polymers Consultancy and Recruiter

November 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

We have recently agreed to work with Prea Polymers Consultancy and Recruiter on an ad hoc cross referral basis and we would like to share with you some information about their services. Prea are owned [...]

  • Sponsorship: Men discussing plans in an office environment

Jo Larbie – Sponsorship vs. Mentoring

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Jo Larbie – Sponsorship vs. Mentoring

Speaking to an audience of accountants and lawyers recently, specialist in developing high potential leaders Jo Larbie was surprised to hear a panel member, in response to the question “What’s the difference between sponsorship and [...]

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Anne Isaacs – Facing up to the Future: How To Successfully Adapt Our Careers To Fit In With Changes in Our Lives

November 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Anne Isaacs – Facing up to the Future: How To Successfully Adapt Our Careers To Fit In With Changes in Our Lives

Our Executive Director, Anne Isaacs, reflects on how we can respond successfully to the changes in our lives that affect the way we work, our career, and be flexible enough to make the best of [...]

  • Alina Addison presents to EA guests on Emotional Intelligence
  • Heather Greatrex presents to EA guests on Emotional Intelligence

Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex – Another successful event on Emotional Intelligence

October 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex – Another successful event on Emotional Intelligence

On 28th September, Alina Addison and Heather Greatrex presented another successful session on Emotional Intelligence in the scope of our workshop taster event titled: Do you lead with Emotional Intelligence? Alina and Heather shared insights [...]

  • Pendulum

Jo Larbie – Building Strong Leadership Teams Within Partnerships – PART 2

September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Jo Larbie – Building Strong Leadership Teams Within Partnerships – PART 2

In the second of two articles, Jo Larbie explains how to succeed in this challenging environment by building a supportive team that will deliver your firm’s goals - while making managing directors and managing partners [...]

  • Pendulum

Jo Larbie – Building Strong Leadership Teams Within Partnerships – PART 1

August 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Jo Larbie – Building Strong Leadership Teams Within Partnerships – PART 1

It’s a well-known fact that leading and managing within a professional services firm can be a thankless responsibility; these roles are often ill-defined and it can be tough keeping outspoken partners in-line. In the first [...]

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Heather Greatrex – The People Dimension of Strategic Planning

August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Heather Greatrex – The People Dimension of Strategic Planning

Organisations, no matter what size or type of entity, will invariably have a strategic review or business planning event within their annual cycle. Such events can often take the form of an offsite with a [...]

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Zoë Blake – Solving Intractable Problems based on Adam Kahane’s talk at the RSA

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Zoë Blake – Solving Intractable Problems based on Adam Kahane’s talk at the RSA

From the Archives At a friend’s instigation, I attended an evening event at the RSA. Modestly entitled ‘How to Change the Future’, the lecture promised to tackle ‘How we solve the seemingly intractable economic, social [...]

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Zoë Blake – The Real Potential of Non-Executive Directors

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Zoë Blake – The Real Potential of Non-Executive Directors

First Flight is a search and selection consultancy specializing in recruiting Non-Executive Directors and Chairs. They have successfully completed in the region of 170 non-executive directors' assignments across all sectors – clients include AIM listed and [...]

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Anne Isaacs – ‘Career transition’ or ‘outplacement’ – it’s all about change!

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Anne Isaacs – ‘Career transition’ or ‘outplacement’ – it’s all about change!

What was once more commonly known as outplacement is now increasingly being referred to as career transition. The latter more accurately describes the process as it focuses on the future, inherently enshrines the concept of change and [...]

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Jo Larbie and John Renz – How to make a Successful Transition to Partner and Owner of your Firm

July 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Jo Larbie and John Renz – How to make a Successful Transition to Partner and Owner of your Firm

Making partner is not an end in itself but the first step in what one hopes will be a rewarding role and a happy personal and professional experience. Many firms now have quite sophisticated (or [...]

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John Renz – Managing Senior Level Performance Without Blood on the Floor

June 19th, 2017|Comments Off on John Renz – Managing Senior Level Performance Without Blood on the Floor

Quite often when we talk about work-based performance we think about competence in fairly narrow terms and/or conduct, i.e. when someone consistently fails to meet expectations in terms of effectiveness in their role, or [...]

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John Renz – Private Wealth and Asset Management Firms – Missing an opportunity?

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on John Renz – Private Wealth and Asset Management Firms – Missing an opportunity?

Why professional ethics and integrity are key to excellent service, market reputation and, ultimately, business success? As a former HRD operating in a number of regulated environments, I was very interested recently to attend [...]

 

Do you lead with Emotional Intelligence?

25th January 2018 at 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Implementing Effective Sponsorship Programmes

15th February 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Big Data & Cyber Crime

1st July 2018 at 12:00 am