Author: Mantle

The 70:20:10 concept to learning at work is well established in our larger organisations in New Zealand. You may remember the idea that 70% of our learning is on the job and the rest is from learning from others and courses. It emerged out of the Center for Creative Leadership...

Looking around some of our larger organisations in New Zealand changing culture and growing capability are definitely on the strategic agenda of most organisations. Conventional wisdom dictates that a company should conduct some sort of measurement of the impact of people programmes if it is investing large amounts of resources into these...

In an article in the HBR, Tony Schwartz and Catherine McCarthy from The Energy Project talked about their experience of having worked with thousands of leaders and managers in large organisations. They have seen that rising demands in the workplace encourage leaders to put in longer hours and...

“Experience is the best teacher.” How many times have we heard that, or said it ourselves?Unfortunately, having an experience does not guarantee learning from it. And that is a critical issue for all aspiring leaders. Responding to environmental volatility and uncertainty requires a degree of personal...

What do good leaders do when they don’t know what to do? I read a great Korn/Ferry briefing recently that looked at the importance of learning agile leaders. They are the ones who know what to do when they don’t know what to do!At Mantle,...