Talent Management Sheerline Perspectives

Why being Indispensable is NOT good for business

3rd July, 2017

How often have you heard the comment, “He or she is a born leader?” There are certain characteristics found in some people that seem to naturally put them in a position where they’re looked up to as a leader, but what really what makes a good leader? Read on to find out...

Top tips for managing your talent

19th April, 2016

Talent management is not a democracy. It’s all about doing what you need to do to make sure that your organisation has all the right people in all the right jobs. And making sure you keep hold of these talented individuals for as long as possible. Your talent pipeline is only as strong as its weakest link, so talent management is an area that should be prioritised rather than neglected. But how do you do it effectively? Especially when there’s always so much else to get done? Here are our top tips:

Why Is Everyone Talking About Pushing The Boat Out?

10th March, 2016

Are you building a top team? Are you thinking where to start? How are you choosing the team or, are you setting the goals first? In this month blog we offer some thoughts to those of you who are developing or maintaining high performing leadership teams.

We’re all going on a Summer Holiday!

11th June, 2015

This month we take a look at holidays, what are they for and how, as a leader, you might get the best out of your precious time away from the pressures of your job.

Top Tips for... Talent Management

23rd March, 2015

Our blog this month focuses on the whole issue of managing talent in your top team and explains why this is the most important part of a CEO’s role. To complement the advice given in that article, here are our top tips for talent management:

Bus driver or ocean sailor?

12th March, 2015

This months blog is about getting the right people on your boat (we all know the power of a metaphor) - selecting, inducting and developing your top team so that you, as the crew, together can navigate and sail your boat to your ultimate destination...

No Motivation without Remuneration? Motivating People in Difficult Times

13th June, 2013

No, we are not talking about the original Boston Tea Party and their cry of "No taxation without representation" that was the spark for the American War of Independence. However, we are going to look at an issue which is of increasing relevance as organisations across the world struggle with sluggish economic conditions and increased competitive pressures. And it is this - how do you motivate people who you cannot afford to pay more?

Managing Talent in a High Performing Leadership Team

12th October, 2012

We've been working with many clients over recent months on developing high performing leadership teams. In previous blogs we've looked at some of the characteristics of a high performing leadership team and remarked that such a team may not be an easy place to work in. Very satisfying but hard work - and a constant challenge to do more, to do better, to be quicker, smarter and successful.