Based on the results of extensive research interviews with high achievers in both the profit and non-profit sectors, the book The Extra One Per Cent (written by Talentspace director Dr Rob Yeung) looks at the capabilities – or ‘competencies’ – associated with high performance at work. In some countries,the book has been published with corrections […]
Many consultants offer personality tests. But not all personality tests are created equally. There are two questions that must be asked in choosing the right personality test: 1) Is the test reliable? 2) Is the test valid – does it actually predict useful outcomes in the workplace? In this piece, Talentspace director and Chartered Psychologist […]
Coaching can be a powerful tool for developing managers. Unfortunately, a lot of coaching can be either ill-conceived or entirely ineffective. When should you – and when should you not – bring in an external coach? And how do you ensure you get the best return on your investment?