No-nonsense coaching

In our continuing interview series with Craig, we’re chatting today about his passion for one-to-one coaching. Q. In a nutshell what is one-to-one coaching? This is where one person dedicates themselves to helping the other person find their own answers by asking beautifully crafted and thought-provoking questions and listening until their ears hurt. Craig’s recent…

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Why you shouldn’t leave team performance to chance

Mark recently published an article on the HR Director website on how inspiring leaders can achieve outstanding results by walking the talk, focusing on feedback and coaching to develop their teams. If the recent General Election in the UK has taught us anything, it would be how leaders who are inspiring AND who have the…

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An awesome book to help you challenge your market and take on your competitors

David has just finished reading The Challenger Spirit by Khurshed Denugara and Claire Genkai Breeze and couldn’t resist sharing one of its many highlights. Huge thanks to Kylie Roberts from Grant Thornton for recommending it. The Challenger Spirit is a great read but not the type of book that I would have been interested in…or…

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60 seconds with Craig on his Hogan assessment achievement   

At Rambutan, we’re hugely excited and proud as punch that Craig recently achieved his Hogan assessment accreditation. We managed to grab a few minutes with Craig to chat about what this means. Q: What’s Hogan assessment when it’s at home then? It’s a series of leadership-focused, powerful personality assessments to help leaders understand their own…

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What is the business challenge we hear about most?

Lucy recently heard about the same business challenge in three separate conversations with prospective clients and realised it’s one that keeps cropping up, but the good news is that it’s not a difficult one to solve. When we talk to prospective clients, there is one challenge that we hear about more than any other: our…

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How to get employee engagement without doing it

Have you heard senior managers in an organisation say they have plans to ‘do engagement’? They’ve recognised the impact poor engagement has on all aspects of their business’s effectiveness including, critically, the bottom line, and to their credit they’ve identified the need to do something about it. So, employee engagement goes on the agenda. All…

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