Talent Management

All organisations aim to create the conditions through which their employees can give of their best. Yet working out the best way to motivate performance is a challenge we see many constantly struggle with. So, what are the - Read More...
Posted by GrahameB on 17.09.14
"What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole - Read More...
Posted by GrahameB on 21.08.14
When it comes to agility, it’s common practice to cast large organisations as being monolithic, unadaptable and slow-moving and smaller businesses as more nimble, fluid and responsive. One is an ocean-liner, the other a jet-ski. This is, of course, a simplistic view. Just as small - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 03.03.14
Mentoring, whether in business, sport or social care, is essentially a complex relationship focusing on both the short and long term development of the mentee. The on-going dialogue between the mentor (traditionally the more experienced and /or knowledgeable individual in the relationship) and - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 18.11.13
Fear culture and innovation
What happens to engagement and innovation when you’re on a zero hour contract, when your movements are tracked and someone’s measuring the authenticity of your smile?  According to our recent research, one third of people say a fear culture poses a leadership - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 01.10.13
When it comes to recruitment, Impact look for individuals who have more than just the required skill set – we look for people who can add value to our unique culture. We believe that personality and outlook can be even more important than formal qualifications - skills can be learned, but - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 02.09.13
We ran our first Impact Conference back in 1998, when celebrity speakers were all the rage, and wacky sound effects heralded the arrival of each new Powerpoint slide. Things have changed a great deal since then, and when it comes to hosting events, we’ve had to adapt quickly. In its - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 16.07.13
Back in 1989, Charles Handy wrote about the emergence of “portfolio workers”, individuals who reject the notion of a single, permanent job, instead using their varied skills, interests and achievements to secure a number of often-temporary roles with a variety of organisations. This - Read More...
Posted by davidw on 20.02.13