Dreams not goals – The message of an American Guru

29th November 2019

Black Isle Group meets with Leadership guru Richard Boyatzis.

Big Plans for Black Isle Group

17th October 2019

Leadership consultancy targets further growth and a new digital future.

Consulting & People Strategy - Trust

Wonky Wonga: a failure to understand trust

5th September 2018

How do you demonstrate yourself as trustworthy?

Nelson Mandela – lessons we can learn from an emotionally intelligent leader

16th August 2018

4 ways you can be an emotionally intelligent leader.

Leadership Development - Waistcoat Leadership

Leadership lessons from Gareth Southgate

8th August 2018

6 leadership principles which the Southgate ‘revolution’ was based on.

Coaching & Skills Development – Gender equality

Gender Inequality: How To Say NO

30th April 2018

How do gender and personality affect how we say NO?

Talent Analytics – Psychometrics

Are psychometric tests outdated?

17th April 2018

Certain personalities suit certain companies and roles more than others. Smart employment decisions are made by considering many factors, including personality. Personality assessment has a reputation problem. It is not a regulated industry and has many charlatans peddling flimsy tools. Certain providers have created tools that predict behaviour more reliably than interviews. Good assessment tools […]

coaching & skills development - Talent retention

Talent retention: the vital few and trivial many

17th April 2018

Talent retention implies that a company actually knows who their ‘talent’ is. One of the most robust ways of retaining talent is to identify who your ‘vital few’ are, and retain them – something very few executives can do with confidence. Approaching retention according to your vital few is hard and takes resources, but what’s the […]

Talent Analytics - Retention

Stop Playing the Losing Game

11th April 2018

5 ways you can retain your top talent.