Welcome to the May 2014 issue of the newsletter

      We’ve finalised a fabulous line-up for this year’s Coaching at Work conference on 2 July in London’s Bloomsbury quarter. See our programme here.Network Rail, Samsung and Royal Mencap Society are among the case studies we’re featuring and other sessions will feature case study material presented by clients too. Also new to the programme are a session from Spark Inside on coaching young offenders (an area where coaching opportunities are set to grow) and an interactive research seminar on “Anxiety in work teams and team coaches from Declan Woods. Our keynotes will be delivered by Julie Starr on […]

How to cultivate trustworthy leaders

Higher levels of trust are needed in the current economic atmosphere of change and uncertainty, according to research by the University of Bath and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. “Trust fills the void,” said Professor Veronica Hope-Hailey, dean of the School of Management at the University of Bath, speaking at the CIPD’s L&D Show 2014 in London in May. Changes in society, particularly in the wake of the financial crisis, have created an atmosphere of change and uncertainty where people demand more trust from their leaders, she said. Hope-Hailey carried out research among 13 organisations that maintained a culture […]