Inspired Leadership

Author name: Angela de Longchamps

Angela de Longchamps is founder and CEO of Inspired Leadership. She works across organisations with managers and emerging leaders to help them create a culture that fosters the best performance in themselves and in others.

Better Humans: The (really hard) “business case” for EQ

The author, inspirational speaker, and leadership visionary Simon Sinek posted a video recently, which critiqued the use of the term soft skills. As a learning and development professional, this really spoke to a common bugbear of mine and pretty much all my HR-related colleagues. We used those scare quotes almost like a nervous tic because […]

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6 Questions your leadership development providers are hoping you don’t ask, but you should!

One of the top challenges facing South African HR organisations right now is the looming deadline of completing your Workplace Skills Plan (WSP). You need to be responsive to the here and now and balance critical and scarce skills demands with looking far enough down the line to make informed strategic accredited training recommendations. An

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Transition Traps

Research over the years has consistently shown that over 60% of all new supervisors and managers fail to make an effective transition from being an individual contributor to their new leadership roles. Why is this so? Remarkably, because the large majority of first-time supervisors are thrown into the deep end of the pool, with little

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6 Questions your leadership suppliers are hoping you don’t ask.

One of the top challenges facing you right now is how to be responsive to the here and now AND look far enough down the line to make informed strategic decisions & recommendations. An area that you can’t afford to ignore, is building a leadership pipeline for tomorrow and equipping today’s managers to be successful.

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