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Is an inability to delegate holding you back?

Recently we were chatting to a talent manager and he was describing how a very likeable manager had been overlooked for promotion. This was because of his inability to delegate effectively. The point was proved to him when he witnessed said manager loading a large amount of equipment into the back of the hire car,…
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Action Logic

Most developmental psychologists agree that what differentiates leaders is not so much their personality, or their style of management, but rather their internal worldview or ‘Action Logic’. This how they construct reality and respond to emerging situations, particularly when their power or safety is challenged. Each of us is informed by a dominant Action Logic…
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Developing Leaders Who Are Self-Aware

The need for leaders to be self-aware is perhaps self evident. At the most basic level, understanding their weaknesses and strengths enables leaders the best chance of leveraging their own abilities. At a more sophisticated level, understanding the habitual patterns of perception and interpretation they use can enable leaders to be alert to the prejudices and biases which can…
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The Art of Being Courageous

In the play “No Exit” by Jean-Paul Sartre, some people become trapped in one room, no windows, crowded together and unable to leave. Having spent much time here, a door opens and they are free to leave. However, they remain because the unknown was too risky and filled with perceived danger. They had become comfortable…
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How’s Business?

Are you happy with your turnover? Are you staff motivated? Are you meeting goals? Tired of people blaming lack of progress on the recession? At HPD we have a cure for all over the above. It is something we hear on a regular basis and have developed solutions to help get your staff motivated and…
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Are you fit for business?

We all live busy lifestyles these days. However many people in high stress jobs do not have a good work/life balance which impacts negatively on their own personal health and well being. Furthermore it has a detrimental effect on their ability to achieve in the working environment. This can impact heavily on your business and…
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What We Do at High Performance Development

Our leadership and development training programmes are designed to ensure that individuals and teams attain higher levels of performance. It is our goal to make sure your staff leave more motivated and more capable of achieving. It is more crucial than ever for staff to be highly motivated and equipped with the correct tools to achieve great…
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Why Leadership Development Matters

We are currently finalising dates for our FREE Autumn Series of Leadership Seminars which will feature some incredible speakers. Make sure you register here for all the details. Why does leadership development matter to your organisation and what are the benefits? Numerous in-depth studies have reached the same conclusion: Organisations that invest in leadership development perform better than those who…
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Operation Commando

Are you ready to undertake a mission with the royal marines that will test your physical endurance, mental ability, teamwork and leadership skills? Operation Commando takes place from the 5th to the 7th of October. Gather an elite team of four friends and join the Royal Marines for a weekend at Bluestone National Park resort in Pembrokeshire,…
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Commando 999 Responding Together

We wanted to take a moment and raise awareness for the new charity we will be working with. The charity is Commando 999 and it is dedicated to former Royal Marines Commando’s who currently serve (or have served) with any of the UK emergency services. It is a charity very close to our hearts here at HPD.…
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