We're proud to announce that we've been selected to deliver a number of Leadership Development programmes for Reliance Industries Limited. From July onwards Karen, Will & Mark will be delivering programmes in India with First and Senior Level Leaders within the Energy and Petrochemicals divisions of India's most profitable company.
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is an Indian conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Reliance owns businesses across India engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail and telecommunications. Reliance is the most profitable company in India, the second-largest publicly traded company in India by market capitalization and the second largest company in India as measured by revenue after the government-controlled Indian Oil Corporation. The company is ranked 114th on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest corporations, as of 2014. RIL contributes approximately 20% of India's total exports.
Placing greater weight on character attributes and recruiting individuals with potential may not be so risky after all ...
Our colleagues at Ashfield Healthcare have published an excellent article challenging the value of competency based recruitment and selection. Click here to download
Having recruited thousands of individuals into the Pharmaceutical Sector, Ashfield concur with the Harvard Business Review on 21st-Century Talent Spotting (June 2014) that the indicators of potential to look for are:
We agree with these findings which also reflect one of our Inspirational leaders (Sir Chay Blyth) philosophy of "selecting for character and training for competence" in round the world crews.
What's your experience of competence vs. character?
One of our sailing heroes is Rod Davis. Rod won Gold and Silver medals for the USA and New Zealand in the 1984 and 1992 Olympic games respectively. Since then he's been involved in several America's Cup campaigns for various syndicates and in 2005 was appointed Yachting New Zealand's Olympic Director.
We found this great article by Rod in the June edition of Seahorse Magazine. Rod shares his thoughts on Leadership and offers ten practical tips.
We're really drawn to point 8, in our experience the strongest leaders we meet are amongst other things great teachers and coaches. These attributes unlock self discovery, ownership, pride and ultimately build succession.
Click here to download the full article...
Have a great week
As part of our work with Energy giant BP we've been exploring and using the 70:20:10 formula for effective learning. Here's a great clip we thought worth sharing by Charles Jennings who's respected internationally as a leading thinker and implementer of this approach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6WX11iqmg0
As a summary here are some of his key points:
We're using this formula with increasing success across a number of clients by utilising case studies, virtual learning, action learning groups and integrated solutions developed through far closer partnerships with senior leaders, HR and L&D. If you'd be interested in hearing how then please get in touch...