Category: Harrison assessments

The Power of Yet - Embracing A Growth Mindset - leadership coach in Chesterfield

The Power of Yet – Embracing A Growth Mindset

Embracing a growth mindset The belief that intelligence and abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work, gives a strategic advantage in today’s fast-paced world. Coined by psychologist Dr. Carole Dweck in her research with children, this mindset fosters resilience, persistence, and adaptability. Dweck’s research contrasts a growth mindset with a fixed mindset, where…

8 Ways to Thrive as an Accidental Leader - leadership coach in Chesterfield

8 Ways to Thrive as an Accidental Leader

In the journey of our careers, many of us find ourselves in leadership positions that we hadn’t initially planned for. Whether it’s stepping up to lead a project or team due to unforeseen circumstances, being promoted because we are great at our old role, taking on a new role that carries leadership responsibilities, or growing…

Navigating Leadership Competencies - Leadership coaching Chesterfield

Navigating Leadership Competencies

What are the Leadership Competencies? Reflect on this for a moment: How do you currently measure your leader behaviours? – Do you even? How do you genuinely know if someone is performing well behaviourally? How much are you leaving to your gut feel? Are you putting off having difficult conversations about under behavioural performance because…

How Engaged Are Your Employees - Leadership coaching Chesterfield

How Engaged are your Employees?

What do we mean by engagement? Engagement is a concept that describes how employees feel towards the work they do, their colleagues / teams, and their business. So a feeling or psychological state which is based on their perceptions. Engagement is not the same as happy! Happiness and satisfaction can come and go in the moment. You…

6 Essentials for your Coaching Toolkit Leadership coaching Chesterfield

6 Essentials for your Coaching Toolkit

What should be in your Coaching Toolkit? Your coaching toolkit should ideally consist of various resources, techniques, tools and skills that you can draw upon to support your coachee or your team effectively. Ideally it should not be a static thing but a versatile and adaptable toolkit which equips you with the resources needed to…

Best Practices in Hiring Assessments - leadership coach in Chesterfield

Best Practices in Hiring Assessments

Assessment is the essential foundation for organisational success because high quality assessment used at the point of hire enables you to have the greatest impact on performance, productivity and retention. What distinguishes the Harrison Assessment from others is its examination of both the eligibility and the suitability of a candidate for the position. To be…

the crystal ball of HR - leadership coach in Chesterfield

The Crystal Ball of HR

Wouldn’t it be great to have a crystal ball handy that you could whip out and use any time you needed to make an HR decision? “Oh mighty crystal ball, tell me is this person going to be the great employee that will help the company achieve its goals, or the hire from hell?” “Oh…

types of people you hire - leadership coach in Chesterfield

Four Types of People You Hire

Lou Adler said, when it comes to hiring there are only four types of people in the world. Type 1: those you should never hire. If you’ve ever hired someone who is a true misfit it’s apparent to everyone else you did something fundamentally wrong. The likely causes: you didn’t look at the resume, you…

job assessments related to purpose leadership chesterfield

Assessment Results… Are they Related to your Purpose?

There are many types of assessments and each has its own purpose. A critical consideration in selecting an assessment is to use an assessment that fits your purpose. If you are attempting to hire, develop, promote, and retain talent, the assessments must produce reports that are related to the requirements of the job. Does the…

picking the right candidate leadership chesterfield

Time to Pick the WINNING Candidate for the JOB

Too bad you don’t have sixteen weeks of testing to find the perfect candidate! I will admit it. My guilty pleasure is watching a few reality TV programs. “The Next Food Network Star” and “Celebrity Apprentice” are two of my favourites. I happily watch the trials and tribulations of the prospective job candidates as they…