Performance is mostly driven by an ability to perform under pressure when needed most. This is assisted by a performance mindset. Source: Thinkstock

4 steps to creating a high performance mindset

There are many lessons that businesses can learn from Australia’s inspiring and disproportionately large share of sporting success, according to an expert in high performance, who said one of the most interesting parallels is on the subject of ‘mindset’. “Athletes with better coping skills and who courageously execute their game […]

HR leaders need to focus on developing their own leadership skills in business

The verdict: are leaders born or made?

Many still believe that leadership is something that is unattainable and that the learning of certain traits, behaviours or attitudes cannot be done, however, this belief cannot be further from the truth, according to a neuro-leadership expert. When it comes to leadership development, one of the questions that still gets […]

There are four steps to getting the assessment & development process right to ensure your organisation has the right talent for the job. Source: Thinkstock

4 steps to selecting the right talent

HR leaders should follow four steps in getting the assessment process right when it comes to selecting and hiring the right talent for their business, according to an international HR consulting firm. The first step is to build the return on investment (ROI) for assessment purposes, as better data enables […]

There are a number of ways HR can help managers stay connected through their networks. Source: Thinkstock

How to help managers plug in to their networks

Facilitating network building for managers is vitally important in breaking down silos and helping managers stay connected, writes Jennie Walker How is a manager role different from an employee role? It may seem a simple question for those who work in human resources and actually create these job descriptions, however, […]