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.



As a new manager be prepared to take a 'hands off' style

New managers often struggle to delegate tasks that they can complete with their eyes shut. But getting others to do what you did so well is key to being a good manager. You’ve finally reac...

The Most Productive People Know Something Most of Us Don’t!

Many of us struggle to manage and deal with the intense demands on our time.  Bosses and colleagues who expect us to be available 24/7, team members who want us to address their problems an...

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Managing People on a Sinking Ship

When your business is facing declining sales, a potential buy-out, or even certain closure, how do you manage people who are likely to be highly concerned about their future? Can you keep yo...