Developing People Insights

Welcome to our Developing People Insights.  It's where we give advice, discuss the latest research and provide our opinions on how best to develop people to create change and drive business growth.  It’s written by our development experts, who come from a wide range of backgrounds, so whatever your business, you'll find something of interest.



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What to do if Your Boss is a Control Freak

It may have seemed well-intended at first, your boss kept close tabs on your work and gave you plenty of advice and guidance.  But now that you’re no longer learning your role, the tight ...

Making the transition from being a friend to being the boss

If you have recently been promoted into your first managerial role, you understand that having close friends at work, especially ones on your team can also be complicated.   Before you bec...

Might my team member be ‘un coachable’?

As a manager, you probably provide some level of coaching to all your direct reports.  You may be helping some to attain higher levels of performance, others to take on greater responsibili...