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New Blog Post Page

Date: 14/04/15
What is mindfulness? It's not mind control, self-absorption or escapism. You don't imagine being som...

Sir Peter Blake Trust invites leaders to speak in schools on 30 June 2015

Date: 31/03/15
Dream Team 2015 The Sir Peter Blake Trust is inviting leaders to enter 300 schools during Leadership...

Ria McBride Award – nominations now open

Date: 30/03/15
To support your talented women staff, tell them about the Ria McBride award, which is now open for 2...

OPEN up engagement in your organisation: an LDC clinic summary

Date: 30/03/15
According to Gallup's State of the Global Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for Business Leade...

Leading and managing transformational change

Date: 30/03/15
An LDC clinic summary Transformational change is not for the faint hearted – it’s a huge process of ...

New Blog Post Page

Date: 27/03/15
It’s Sunday 15 March, 2:30pm. Wellington Harbour is like a millpond; there is not a breath of wind a...

OPEN up engagement in your organisation: An LDC clinic summary

Date: 26/03/15
According to Gallup's State of the Global Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for Business Leade...

Managing the probable and leading the possible – the differences

Date: 16/03/15
We think of this as the difference between managing the probable and leading the possible. Both are ...

LDC Annual General Meeting: Leadership success sits with chief executives

Date: 25/02/15
Iain Rennie, LDC Board Chair, said that having the Minister of State Services speak at LDC’s 11th An...

Leadership is a top priority for the Minister of State Services

Date: 25/02/15
The Minister of State Services, Hon Paula Bennett, told chief executives at the LDC Board’s Annual G...

Networked leadership

Date: 24/02/15
Last week, I was invited, along with a number of others, to a lunch meeting to help out a colleague...

Be an effective leader – be aware of how you think and pay attention

Date: 24/02/15
Responding to environmental volatility and uncertainty requires a degree of personal flexibility an...

Conformity − the smother of invention: How leadership is influenced by bias

Date: 28/01/15
One of the speaking engagements that I am often invited to deliver I’ve called 'Culture change: Holy...

How leaders build effective teams: insights from international conferences

Date: 17/12/14
With the theme, ‘Organization as Ecosystem’, the Summit included a series of presentations that pair...

LDC 2015 Fellowships announced

Date: 16/12/14
We are pleased to announce LDC’s 2015 Fellows: Joint winners: Lis Cowey, Programme Director, Service...

Celebrating 2014 leadership development

Date: 16/12/14
LDC drew the year to a close by celebrating the commitment of 23 senior leaders. Eighteen leaders gr...

Deloitte Fujitsu Public Sector Excellence Awards 2015 now open

Date: 08/12/14
Nominations for the Deloitte Fujitsu Public Sector Excellence Awards 2015 close on 2 March 2015. Th...

Getting leadership development back to its purpose: and it’s not about you, cupcake

Date: 27/11/14
Humans live in groups, and there is always a status hierarchy in the group; being closer to the top ...

Communicating and influencing by understanding how your stakeholders think: An LDC clinic summary

Date: 25/11/14
How do your stakeholders respond to your ideas, plans or suggestions? Do they actively engage with w...

Purposeful conversations achieve results: An LDC clinic summary

Date: 25/11/14
In our cross-agency work and working across boundaries, having purposeful conversations is integral ...

Achieving our collective ambition for New Zealand through customer focus and collaboration

Date: 30/10/14
Sessions with Emeritus Professor John Benington A strong customer focus, working collaboratively and...

Leadership Link development opportunity benefits all

Date: 30/10/14
John Nisbet, Regional Manager, Central South, Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, The Correspondence School (T...

Effective leadership through evaluative thinking

Date: 30/10/14
For leaders responsible for leading strategic and performance operations, evaluative thinking helps ...

Human Resources Advisor - Leadership Development

Date: 10/10/14
Click here for the full job description. The Leadership Development Centre (LDC) is New Zealand’s ce...

Centricity by design: Innovating by being true to the customer experience − a recent LDC members’ clinic

Date: 29/09/14
To deliver better public services, the real-world customer experience must be always kept in mind. L...

LDC welcomes intern from Germany, here to learn about leadership development New Zealand-style

Date: 26/09/14
LDC is pleased to be hosting intern Tina Schlick for 10 weeks while she visits New Zealand as part o...

LDC’s Scholars Panel: The rise of the network leader

Date: 26/09/14
‘Network leadership’ was the main topic in the recent, discussion-rich LDC Scholars Panel meeting. L...

LDC 2014 Fellowship snapshots

Date: 29/08/14
Bryan Chapple, General Manager, Strategic Policy, Strategy and Governance, Ministry of Business, Inn...

Final Fellowship blog from Karl Le Quesne

Date: 07/08/14
On my final day in Chester, I met with staff from various agencies working on the Whole Place Commun...

Blog 5, 4 August 2014

Date: 07/08/14
Today I met the Chief Executive and other senior staff at the Chester and West Cheshire Council to f...

Upcoming workshop: Leading from the Inside Out

Date: 04/08/14
Leading from the Inside Out workshop Register now for this one-day workshop followed by two action l...

New books

Date: 04/08/14
LDC has added three new books to our library for members to borrow: Leadership Agility by Bill Joine...

Blog 4, 30 July 2014

Date: 04/08/14
On Wednesday, I arrived in Manchester and met with staff from both the Network and the Greater Manch...

Blog 3, 29 July 2014

Date: 04/08/14
Today I met with the Director of the UK Public Service Transformation Network, Robert Pollock, and o...

Blog 2, 28 July 2014

Date: 04/08/14
On Monday I met with some economists from the UK Department of Education, who work in their strategi...

Blog 1, 26 July 2014

Date: 31/07/14
Leadership at the Peak, Colorado Springs I completed the Leadership at the Peak course in Colorado S...

Building great leadership teams

Date: 29/07/14
LDC kicked off Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Week 2013 with a popular event focused on building g...

New Ministry of Women’s Affairs resource: 'Inspiring action – action plans and research to help you attract and retain talented women'

Date: 29/07/14
This new Ministry of Women’s Affairs resource is a quick reference to abstracts that explain ways t...

The latest online courses for busy leaders

Date: 25/07/14
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) provide a great way for busy leaders to build their leadership d...

Individual development planning

Date: 21/07/14
A big part of LDC’s leadership development is our focus on individual development planning. This is ...

Leaders lunch with CEs

Date: 21/07/14
LDC has recently begun a series of CE lunches with participants in the Leadership Development Progra...

LDC reinforces value of individual development planning at ILA Conference

Date: 21/07/14
Building the R&D of Leadership was the theme of the recent International Leadership Association (ILA...

LDC Chief executive reports on UK study tour

Date: 21/07/14
Leadership Development Centre (LDC) Chief Executive Rosemary Hannah-Parr undertook a study tour in t...

David Butler – developing yourself and others as leaders

Date: 21/07/14
David Butler, former Commissioner and Chief Executive of Inland Revenue, presented at a recent LDC C...

Inspired action: Three senior leaders share their leadership experiences

Date: 21/07/14
LDC asked three senior women leaders: Maria McDonald, Director Electronic Monitoring Procurement and...

Leadership for the 21st Century

Date: 21/07/14
At last week’s LDC clinic (7 March) participants discovered that Paul Porteous has some great work s...

Committed to system-wide leadership development

Date: 21/07/14
As part of our role in connecting the system of public sector leadership, LDC last month began a ser...

What is good governance?

Date: 21/07/14
At a recent members’ clinic, 2013 LDC Fellow Carolyn Risk acknowledged that ‘governance is hard’ and...

2014 LDC Fellowships – applications open 2 September 2013

Date: 21/07/14
The Leadership Development Centre is pleased to announce that the 2014 LDC Fellowship applications w...

LDC Leadership in Practice participant awarded US Fellowship

Date: 21/07/14
Sandy Graham, Group Manager Corporate Services, Dunedin City Council was one of 16 participants who ...

Employee engagement is based on past and future events

Date: 21/07/14
New research from the Corporate Executive Board The Corporate Executive Board (CEB) stresses the nee...

Leading from the Inside Out workshop

Date: 15/07/14
A one-day workshop followed by two action learning groups for LDC members Dates Workshop: Thursday, ...

Public sector leadership award acknowledges cross-agency collaboration and people-leader development initiative

Date: 04/07/14
Congratulations to the joint winners of the ‘Improving Performance through Leadership Excellence’ 20...

LDC Scholars Panel recognise the new environment that leaders operate in

Date: 26/06/14
The LDC Scholar Panel met recently to discuss the latest trends and topics in leadership development...

‘Critical Moment Dialogue’ helps leaders with workplace complexity and ambiguity: A recent LDC members’ clinic

Date: 26/06/14
The Critical Moment Dialogue (CMD) gives busy leaders, who are often dealing with complexity and amb...

John Ong, Creative New Zealand – Leadership in Practice scholarship winner

Date: 26/06/14
LDC is pleased to announce John Ong, from Creative New Zealand, as the successful applicant for its ...

New endowment to strengthen New Zealand leaders’ connection with United States

Date: 20/06/14
The Chair of the Board of the Leadership Development Centre, Iain Rennie, is delighted to announce t...

Leadership Week 27 June-4 July 2014: Public sector leaders go back to school

Date: 18/06/14
The ‘Dream Team’ – leaders speaking to school students across New Zealand − has become a firm fixtur...

Blog 8, 25 May 2014

Date: 26/05/14
Having left London, Craig and I have spent time with various organisations in Copenhagen and Brussel...

Blog 7, 22 May 2014

Date: 26/05/14
Yesterday we were in Denmark and today we have just finished up in Belgium. These are the birth plac...

Blog 6, 20 May 2014

Date: 26/05/14
In the National History Museum over the weekend, I came across this sign in a special exhibition cal...

Blog 5, 18 May 2014

Date: 19/05/14
David signed off Blog #4 mentioning the ‘changing role of the CIO’.  How this is changing and what w...

Blog 4, 15 May 2014

Date: 16/05/14
Leaving the Oxford course, Craig and I have taken slightly separate tracks as we pursue learning fro...

Bryan Chapple Blog 8, 11 April 2014

Date: 14/05/14
After five weeks, the Fellowship is about to end and it will be back to Wellington, the family and w...

Bryan Chapple Blog 7, 7 April 2014

Date: 14/05/14
We've just finished day two of the integrative thinking and strategic change course. It's very diffe...

Bryan Chapple Blog 6, 5 April 2014

Date: 14/05/14
I finished my meetings in Ottawa and trained back − finishing the Moretti book en route. There's sti...

Bryan Chapple, Blog 3, 29 March 2014

Date: 14/05/14
I am now in Colorado Springs for a week. I'm taking the ‘Leading Strategically’ course run by the Ce...

Blog 3, 13 May 2014

Date: 13/05/14
Wearing my All Black jacket in chilly Swansea I expected to see the passion of the Welsh come out as...

Blog 2, 11 May 2014

Date: 08/05/14
This week we spent some time in the Great Hall of Hogwarts Castle which was a great experience … wel...

Blog 1, 8 May 2014

Date: 08/05/14
We arrived in Oxford on Monday and took some time to wander around the university area in the middle...

Leadership Week 5-12 July 2013 – Dare, Dream, Do

Date: 24/04/14
LDC is pleased to be supporting the Sir Peter Blake Trust (SPBT) Leadership Week 2013 and highlighti...

Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team 2013 – Leaders In Schools

Date: 24/04/14
Eleven LDC senior leader members joined the Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Team 2013 during Leadership ...

New Research From Stanford University And The Corporate Leadership Council On Collaboration, Succession Planning And Career Opportunities For High-Potential Employees

Date: 24/04/14
The Secret To A Happy Collaboration We’re hearing it all the time in the public sector: ‘We need to ...

Deputy Commissioner State Sector Reform Al Morrison’s Insights Enrich Leadership In Practice

Date: 24/04/14
Al Morrison, Deputy Commissioner State Sector Reform, State Services Commission, was a guest speake...

Leadership In Practice: Recent Graduates Reflect On Their Learning

Date: 24/04/14
Three leaders, in three different roles from central and regional agencies − part of a 16-strong gro...

What makes collaboration work? Research findings from 2013 LDC Fellow Robert Brodnax

Date: 11/04/14
Collaboration can mean different things to different people. LDC members at Robert Brodnax’s clinic ...

New at LDC: Angus Bain, Researcher/Industrial and Organisational Psychologist, and Jeremy Leslie, Senior Leadership Development Advisor

Date: 11/04/14
We are pleased to have two new staff members join the LDC team. Angus Bain, Researcher/Industrial an...

What great managers do: LDC members’ clinic with Martyn Pinckard

Date: 11/04/14
We know from our Assessment for Development data, Performance Improvement Framework analysis and fee...

LDC Offers New Leadership In Practice Programme Scholarship

Date: 11/04/14
LDC is pleased to offer an annual scholarship for the Leadership in Practice programme − LDC’s highl...

LDC 2014 Fellows Focus On Better Public Services Key Result Areas

Date: 10/04/14
Janine Dowding: Looking At Organisational Change For More Effective And Productive Cultures In Marc...

Leadership Across The System: Results From LDC’s Assessment For Development

Date: 10/04/14
Last year, LDC looked at recent Assessment for Development (AfD) results to assess leaders’ strength...

New LDC Board Line-Up

Date: 10/04/14
From 1 February 2014, the LDC Board became a joint venture Board of chief executive representatives ...

Bryan Chapple - Blog 5, 3 April 2014

Date: 03/04/14
After my course finished on Friday in Colorado I spent a chunk of Saturday walking up a canyon near ...

Janine Dowding - Blog 8, 9 April 2014

Date: 03/04/14
By the time you read this I should be back in NZ. Since my last update I have been to Kiwi Landing P...

Bryan Chapple - Blog 4, 29 March 2014

Date: 01/04/14
We've just finished the Leading Strategically course at CCL. As Janine mentioned in one of her blogs...

Janine Dowding - Blog 7, 2 April 2014

Date: 01/04/14
Well San Francisco has not been quite what I hoped for. Firstly, the weather has been appalling, col...

Janine Dowding - Blog 6, 30 March 2014

Date: 01/04/14
This update comes from the Washington DC Dulles Airport while I wait for my flight to San Francisco....

Janine Dowding - Blog 5, 27 March 2014

Date: 01/04/14
Sure enough it snowed yesterday but fortunately not enough to close businesses. The photo below was ...

Janine Dowding - Blog 4, 22 March 2014

Date: 24/03/14
The programme ended yesterday with an unexpected visit from one of the very high powered characters ...

Janine Dowdling - Blog 3, 21 March 2014

Date: 24/03/14
Tomorrow is the last day of the Harvard programme and I can honestly say it has had a profound impac...

Janine Dowding - Blog 2, 19 March 2014

Date: 19/03/14
It is the end of day three of the programme and so far it has been very stimulating. A typical day i...

Janine Dowding - Blog 1, 17 March 2014

Date: 18/03/14
This is the first of my blogs and is being written on the evening after the first day of the Leading...

Bryan Chapple Blog 2 17 March 2014

Date: 14/03/14
I heard Leerom Segal and Rehaf Harfoush speak at the university a couple of evenings ago. They are t...

Bryan Chapple Blog 1, 13 March 2014

Date: 14/03/14
I’ve had a great start to the Fellowship, beginning with the flights to Toronto, which were all on t...

David Butler – developing yourself and others as leaders

Date: 05/02/14
David Butler, former Commissioner and Chief Executive of Inland Revenue, presented at a recent LDC C...

Testt test

Date: 05/02/14
Tested

New Blog Post Page

Date: 03/02/14

Test blog page

Date: 31/01/14
Test test test test test.

Learning that fits with busy leader's schedules

Date: 30/01/14
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide a great way for busy leaders to build their leadership d...

2014 IPANZ Gen-I public sector excellence awards – Nominations open

Date: 30/01/14
Public sector organisations are being encouraged to identify projects or initiatives to be nominated...

Messages from the LDC Annual General Meeting: Taking Leadership Development to the next level

Date: 30/01/14
The message from LDC’s 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in December 2013, is that LDC is well...

LDC in 2014 - New and innovative Leadership Development

Date: 30/01/14
A Message From LDC Chief Executive Rosemary Hannah-Parr Strong leadership development is core to a h...

A message from the CE - Jan 2013

Date: 30/01/14
After a short break over the Christmas / New Year period, the LDC team was back on board from Monday...

Networking and collaboration

Date: 30/01/14
With the Government’s focus on creating a public sector that is more innovative, efficient and focus...

Feb 26, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
My first full day in Washington DC was full of learnings – only some of them related directly to the...

Feb 27, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Kia ora,As close as I could get to the White House was the outside of the fence. I did, however, hav...

Feb 28, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today I met with Dr Paul Doremus, Deputy Assistant Administrator of Operations, National Marine Fish...

Mar 2, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today is my last full day in DC and it is Saturday so I have spent the day being a tourist. DC is a...

Mar 4, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
I arrived in Ottawa yesterday after a short flight from Washington DC on a small plane, the size tha...

Mar 5, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
It was cold again when I left my hotel this morning - minus eight degrees with a wind chill factor t...

Mar 6, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
I am struggling to remember it is only Day 3 in Ottawa as I have seen and heard so much that it does...

Mar 7, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
This is my last day in Ottawa as tonight I fly to Toronto and on Friday will meet with officials fro...

Mar 11, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
My last day in Canada is in Toronto – the capital of Ontario province and the largest city in Canada...

Mar 19, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Heavy snow overnight blanketed the campus in about 20cm of snow. My icebreaker gear and new boots ea...

Mar 20, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today was one of those slower days in a course where you can see that the lecturers are building to ...

Mar 21, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
I am sitting here in our tiny little rooms (5m by 2.5m including single bed, work desk, full bathroo...

Mar 24, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
The weekend is coming to an end now in London. The snow has followed me across the Atlantic - two da...

Mar 25, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today was the first day of interviews and navigating the underground system. I made a few mistakes -...

Mar 27, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today was an intense day of interviews. I started the morning with Eleanor Rowe and Dr Michael Harri...

Mar 28, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
It’s the end of two days of intensive interviews with representatives of the Society of Local Govern...

Mar 31, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
While I am taking Easter to visit Paris, I did have the chance to visit an amazing new environmental...

Apr 4, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
After a brief holiday in Paris over Easter we returned to freezing England on Wednesday. Our travels...

Apr 8, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
With my nomadic lifestyle, I have fallen a little behind on the blog - my apologies to you readers. ...

Apr 9, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
My apologies for the delays with these blogs. I am now three days behind schedule. Between travel an...

Apr 12, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
I am behind in my blogs but will ‘keep the faith’ and try to catch up. This blog follows a weekend i...

Apr 14, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
I have arrived at Harvard for the next week of structured training at the Kennedy School of Governme...

Apr 15, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Well, that was a day of drama. As you will know I am in Boston now. Because one of the bombs was in ...

Apr 16, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today was day three of the negotiation training, an intense all day negotiation which has left us al...

Apr 19, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Well this is interesting. Boston is in lockdown, a manhunt underway, bombs stashed in various locati...

Mar 18, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Today was the first full day of lectures and working group sessions. Our case studies were eclectic ...

Mar 17, 2013

Date: 30/01/14
Day one of the Fellowship and I seem to have been travelling forever. Having left New Zealand on Sat...

Leaders lunch with CEs

Date: 30/01/14
LDC has recently begun a series of CE lunches with participants in the Leadership Development Progra...

LDC reinforces value of individual development planning at ILA Conference

Date: 30/01/14
Building the R&D of Leadership was the theme of the recent International Leadership Association (ILA...

Latest New Zealand and Australian workforce trends

Date: 30/01/14
 Below is a summary of key Global, New Zealand and Australian workforce trends emerging in ‘Quarter ...

Emerging themes in international leadership development

Date: 30/01/14
On a recent overseas trip, Digby Scott, one of Leadership Development Centre’s providers, gained som...

Australian public sector messages relevant to NZ

Date: 30/01/14
LDC Chief Executive Rosemary Hannah-Parr chaired sessions at the recent Australian Institute of Publ...

The best thing about working at Land Information New Zealand is the people

Date: 30/01/14
Led by the then-Chief Executive Colin McDonald, and continued by Peter Mersi, Land Information New Z...

Design-led innovation - insights for the public sector

Date: 30/01/14
In a recent LDC clinic, Jim Scully, ThinkPlace Partner and New Zealand service design pioneer, share...

Experiential learning in action

Date: 30/01/14
Earlier this year, Jan Pierce, General Manager Customer Services, Land Information New Zealand (LINZ...

Senior leader Scott Gallacher talks about leadership development

Date: 30/01/14
In May this year, Scott Gallacher, one of the Deputy Director-Generals for Ministry of Primary Indus...

‘Leading with political astuteness’: New research from the Australian and New Zealand School of Government

Date: 30/01/14
The Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) recently launched new research, ‘Leadin...

What the Performance Improvement Framework reviews mean for leadership development

Date: 30/01/14
‘The Performance Improvement Framework (PIF) results, including the Getting to Great report, have pr...

Leadership in practice makes a difference: Three programmes to start in 2014

Date: 29/01/14
Applications are now open for 2014 Leadership in Practice (LIP) programmes starting in March, June a...

Transforming conflict into innovation: Russ Gaskin on ‘Polarity Thinking’

Date: 29/01/14
Russ Gaskin likes Peter Koestenbaum’s statement: ‘I believe that the central leadership attribute is...

Philippa Jones’ experience leading service delivery in business transformation at Housing New Zealand

Date: 29/01/14
Philippa Jones lived and breathed transformation for four years at Housing New Zealand Corporation (...

Professor Clayton Christensen: The panda’s thumb and other dilemmas

Date: 29/01/14
LDC was pleased to partner with ‘Business Influentials’ in presenting Harvard business professor Cla...

Planning underway for new senior leader development on complexity and working collaboratively

Date: 29/01/14
Complexity and working collaboratively across the system to deliver shared outcomes, as we all know,...

Focus on talent management: Human resources senior executives from public and private sectors meet

Date: 29/01/14
Focussing on talent management, Human Resources (HR) senior executives from both the private and pub...

LDC scholars panel on leadership potential

Date: 29/01/14
Measuring ‘leadership potential’ was the main topic at the final 2013 LDC Scholars Panel’s meeting. ...

LDC’s unique role highly valued and relevant: 2013 Membership survey results

Date: 29/01/14
Toolkits were at the top of most people’s leadership resource wish-list in our 2013 membership surve...

I like trains.

Date: 28/01/14
Choo Choo.

Test blog post

Date: 20/01/14
Did you feel that earth quake?

New Blog Post Page

Date: 20/01/14

SilverStripe blog module successfully installed

Date: 19/01/14
Congratulations, the SilverStripe blog module has been successfully installed. This blog entry can b...
Knowledge & Research

Leadership in Practice flyer

Leadership in Practice is LDC’s highly-regarded nine-month development programme for leaders who hav...

LDC corporate brochure

(For printing) The Leadership Development Centre (LDC) works in partnership with chief executives an...

LDC corporate brochure 2015

(Web-ready version) The Leadership Development Centre (LDC) works in partnership with chief executiv...

LDC Annual Report 2013/14

Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2014.

LDC Annual Report 2013-14

Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2014.

Leadership Development Programme 2015 flyer

The Leadership Development Programme (LDP) works with senior system leaders whose leadership effecti...

Annual Report 13-14

Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report 13-14 for the year ended 30 June 2014

Neuro-leadership: Communicating and influencing by understanding how your stakeholders think

Handout from LDC member clinic facilitated by LDC provider panel Brenda Ratcliff on communicating an...

Effective leadership through evaluative thinking: clinic 14 October 2014 − aduio

For leaders responsible for leading strategic and performance operations, evaluative thinking helps ...

A guide to Leadership Link – a new experiential learning programme

Guide to Leadership Link: its purpose, who can participate, which organisations can participate, how...

Centricty by design LDC clinic 3 September 2014 audio

Being customer-centric is encompassed by the Better Public Services key result areas. So, how might ...

Digital Transformation Result 10 Realme Richard Foy slides

Richard Foy (Result 10 Director), shared his experiences about his teams efforts and experiments to ...

Centricity by design Jim Scully slides

Being customer-centric is encompassed by the Better Public Services key result areas. So, how might ...

2015 LDC Fellowship flyer

2015 LDC Fellowship flyer - information for applicants, chief executives and human resource managers

Individual development plan template

Individual development plan template

Psychological Assessments - a survival guide: presentation slides

Dr Dave George and Dr Tania Graham's clinic 7 May 2013 slides: Psychological Assessments - a surviv...

The Critical Moment Dialogue: LDC clinic with Taruni Falconer (slides) 17 June 2014

At an LDC clinic, Taruni Falconer introduced participants to the The Critical Moment Dialogue (CMD)....

The Critical Moment Dialogue: LDC clinic with Taruni Falconer (audio) 17 June 2014

At an LDC clinic, Taruni Falconer introduced participants to the The Critical Moment Dialogue (CMD)....

Barriers and enablers to joined-up government: Presentation Audio

Deborah Blackman, 6 May 2014

Barriers and enablers to joined-up government: Presentation Slides

Deborah Blackman, 6 May 2014

The individual development plan flyer

This is an overview of the individual development plan toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what ...

Stuck for development ideas checklist

This is a component of the individual development plan toolkit.

Developing an IDP worksheet 2

This is a component of the individual development plan toolkit.

Learning from experiences framework checklist

This is a component of the individual development plan toolkit.

Developing an IDP worksheet 1

This is a component of the individual development plan toolkit.

DAVI experiential value checklist

This checklist is a component of the individual development plan toolkit. Is this really a learning ...

Individual development plan resource

This is a component of the individual development plan toolkit.

Journeys in collaboration: Presentation Handout

Robert Brodnax, 12 February 2014

Journeys in collaboration: Presentation Slides

Robert Brodnax, 12 February 2014

Journeys in collaboration: Presentation Audio

Robert Brodnax, 12 February 2014

What Great Managers Do: Presentation Slides

Martyn Pinckard, 13 March 2014

What Great Managers Do: Presentation Audio

Martyn Pinckard, 13 March 2014

Frog Power: Book Rapper Slides

THE BOOK
Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan: The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your ...

Wicked Thinking: Book Rapper Slides

The Book
Reframe : How to Solve the World’s Trickiest Problems by Eric Knight

The Big Idea
We l...

Tribes: Book Rapper Slides

The Book
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Loga...

Wicked Thinking: Book Rapper Audio

The Book
Reframe : How to Solve the World’s Trickiest Problems by Eric Knight

The Big Idea
We l...

Tribes: Book Rapper Audio

The Book
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Loga...

Frog Power: Book Rapper Audio

THE BOOK
Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan: The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your ...

Frog Power: Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan: The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your ...

Tribes : Book Rapper

The Book
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Loga...

Wicked Thinking: Book Rapper

The Book
Reframe : How to Solve the World’s Trickiest Problems by Eric Knight

The Big Idea
We l...

Frog Power: Book Rapper Video

THE BOOK
Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan: The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your ...

Wicked Thinking: Book Rapper Video

The Book
Reframe : How to Solve the World’s Trickiest Problems by Eric Knight

The Big Idea
We l...

Tribes: Book Rapper Video

The Book
Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization by Dave Loga...

Creating an innovation ecology -The role of strategic intuition: presentation slides

Norm Chorn, 17 April 2013.

Leadership for the delivery of better public services: presentation slides

David Albury, 3 May 2013.

Leadership for the delivery of better public services: presentation audio

David Albury, 3 May 2013.

Coaching your managers to be great leaders: presentation slides

Dr Sharon Rippin and Dr Dave George, 30 May 2013

Coaching your managers to be great leaders: presentation audio

Dr Sharon Rippin and Dr Dave George, 30 May 2013

Organisational change - Good to great: presentation slides

Terry Patterson, June 28th 2013

Authentic leadership: presentation slides

Barbara Alp and Dr Dave George, 4 July 2013.

Black swans and herding cats: Leadership lessons from EQC’s response to the Canterbury Earthquakes: presentation slides

Bryan Dunne, 10 July 2013.

What is good governance: presentation slides

Caroline Risk, 22 August 2013.

What is good governance: presentation audio

Caroline Risk, 22 August 2013.

Managing your brain to think strategically: presentation flyer

Jenny McDonald and Norman Chorn, 10 September 2013.

Managing your brain to think strategically: presentation slides.

Jenny McDonald and Norman Chorn, 10 September 2013.

Managing your brain to think strategically: presentation audio

Jenny McDonald and Norman Chorn, 10 September 2013.

Design-led innovation: presentation 'four-stage' model and think prompts

Jim Scully, 17 September 2013.

Design-led innovation: presentation slides

Jim Scully, 17 September 2013.

The role of emotions in the workplace: presentation audio

Peter Jordan, October 3rd, 2013

The role of emotions in the workplace: presentation slides

Peter Jordan, October 2013.

Transform conflict into innovation by leveraging the power of opposites: presentation slides

Russ Gaskin, 19 November 2013

Transformational change through an executive leader's lens: presentation slides

Phillipa Jones, 21 November 2013 .

Jim Collins: Achieving excellence in the legislative environment

As Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, suggests, when you are working in the public sector, you ne...

Dr. Steve Kelman: Don't get bored

Is it really true that there are 3 inevitabilities in the life of the public manager, death, taxes a...

2013 Membership Survey Results

LDC’s Unique Role Highly Valued And Relevant – 2013 Membership Survey Results

Toolkits were at th...

360 Degree Assessment form

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LDC Business Strategy 2012-2014 (234kb)

New Zealanders expect high standards of service and performance of us and need to see value for mone...

Leading Women Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Sheryl Sandberg; Lean In

THE BIG IDEA
The feminist revolution of the past century has ...

Leading Women Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Sheryl Sandberg; Lean In

THE BIG IDEA
The feminist revolution of the past century has ...

Leading Women Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Sheryl Sandberg; Lean In

THE BIG IDEA
The feminist revolution of the past century has ...

Leading Women Audio

This is the Audio Recording of the Leading Women Rapper

Thrive Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Heifetz, Grashow and Linsky, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In a wor...

Authentic Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones, Why should anyone be led by you - What it takes to be an auth...

Becoming You Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Warren Bennis, On Becoming a Leader

THE BIG IDEA
Most leadership courses and books fai...

Greatness Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Jim Collins; Good to Great : Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don’t

THE B...

Leaderslip Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Barbara Kellerman, The End of Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In an increasingly connected and...

Leaderslip Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Barbara Kellerman, The End of Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In an increasingly connected and...

Sticky Change Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard

THE BIG IDEA
Our...

Sticky Change Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard

THE BIG IDEA
Our...

Think Right Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Daniel H Pink, A Whole New Mind, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest, 2006

THE BIG IDEA
Logica...

Think Right Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Daniel H Pink, A Whole New Mind, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest, 2006

THE BIG IDEA
Logica...

Automatic Success Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habits

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not just you and me that have h...

Automatic Success Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habits

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not just you and me that have h...

Simple Strategy Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Richard Rumelt; Good Strategy, Bad Strategy

THE BIG IDEA
Strategy is about making the ...

Simple Strategy Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Richard Rumelt; Good Strategy, Bad Strategy

THE BIG IDEA
Strategy is about making the ...

Sticking Point Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK: Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Take Hold and Others Come Unstuck; by
Chip and Dan Heath
...

Sticking Point Book Rapper

THE BOOK: Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Take Hold and Others Come Unstuck; by
Chip and Dan Heath
...

Design Advantage Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
Roger Martin, The Design of Business

THE BIG IDEA
Design Thinking is the new competi...

Design Advantage Book Rapper

THE BOOK
Roger Martin, The Design of Business

THE BIG IDEA
Design Thinking is the new competi...

Collaborative Decisions Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds, Anchor Books, New York, 2005

THE BIG IDEA
Cont...

Collaborative Decisions Book Rapper

THE BOOK
James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds, Anchor Books, New York, 2005

THE BIG IDEA
Cont...

ACT Book Rapper slides

THE BOOK
James Kouzes and Barry Posner; The Leadership Challenge

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not your tit...

Annual Report 12-13

Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2013.

Annual Report 11-12

Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2012.

Annual Report 10-11

Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2011.

Annual Report 09-10

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ISTJ

A Resource for those with the Myers-Briggs personality type ISTJ

ISTP

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INFJ

A Resource for those with the Myers-Briggs personality type INFJ

INFP

A Resource for those with the Myers-Briggs personality type INFP

INTJ

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INTP

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ESTP

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ESFJ

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ISFJ

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ISFP

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ENFP

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Learning Journal Template

A Template to record your learning and experiences.

Development Plan Template

A Template for setting up your Development Plan

The Dance of Leadership

by Peter Cammock

Martha Graham attended her first dance at the age of seven. From this moment on ...

Inviting the Soul to Work, the Heart Aroused

By David Whyte

The Heart Aroused attempts to keep what is tried and true, good and efficient, at ...

Coping with Complexity

by Peter Ho

The great acceleration
Governments aim to produce good outcomes for the nation and f...

A Leader's Framework for Decision Making

by David J. Snowden and Mary E. Boone

Wise executives tailor their approach to fit the complexity...

10 Must Reads on Change

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Leadership

Leading Transition a New Model for Change

by William Bridges and Susan Mitchell Bridges

CHANGE is nothing new to leaders, or their constitu...

Insights into Transformation

by Stephen Woolley

These 7 CEO lessons learnt were gathered through PwC’s face-to-face interviews...

Change Management or Change Leadership

By Roger Gill

This paper argues that, while change must be well managed, it also requires effecti...

Module 10

Review and Planning for Sustained Change

In this learning module we are going to review ways to s...

Module 9

Enhancing Emotional Self-Control

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to enhance ...

Module 8

Enhancing Emotional Management of Others

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to ...

Module 7

Enhancing Emotional Self-Management

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to enhan...

Module 6

Enhancing Emotional Reasoning

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to enhance the...

Module 5

Enhancing Emotional Awareness of Others

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to e...

Module 4

Enhancing Emotional Expression.

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to enhance t...

Module 3

Enhancing Emotional Self-Awareness

In this learning module we are going to explore ways to enhanc...

Module 2

Understanding the Assessment Results

In this learning module we will be exploring and interpretin...

Module 1

Introduction to Emotional Intelligence.

In this learning module we will be exploring:
what emoti...

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Emotions have a conscious and unconscious influence on the way we think, behave and perform. This in...

Emotional Intelligence Assessment and Case Studies

An internationally recognized Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, model and assessment combined with awar...

Coaching for performance flyer

This is an overview of the Coaching for performance toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you...

Coaching for performance resource

This is the main component of the Coaching for performance toolkit. Coaching simply formalises the e...

A coaching agreement resource

This is a component of the Coaching for performance toolkit. Use this coaching agreement to help you...

A coachee's readiness checklist

This is a component of the Coaching for performance toolkit; helping your manager develop you.

Planning for a coaching conversation worksheet

This is a component of the Coaching for performance toolkit.The success of your coaching conversatio...

GROW worksheet

This is a component of the Coaching for performance toolkit. Look at your goals, reality and options...

Employee engagement resource

This is a component of the Coaching for performance and Leader-led development toolkits. The Gallup ...

Good leadership in complex environments flyer

This is an overview of the Good leadership in complex environments toolkit − what the toolkit is abo...

Good leadership in complex environments resource

This is the main component of the Good leadership in complex environments toolkit. This toolkit outl...

Developing as a leader via a complex initiatve

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: 'Good leadership in complex authorities' and 'Tran...

Converging divergent views

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: 'Good leadership in complex authorities'. It provid...

Constructing authority

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: 'Good leadership in complex authorities', 'Influen...

Collaborative single agencies

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: 'Good leadership in complex authorities'. It provid...

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Effectiveness

How would you describe your “ideal boss?” If you’re like most, you’d describe a mixture of technical...

Thrive Book Rapper - Based on the practice of Adaptive Leadership

The Book
Heifetz, Grashow and Linsky, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership

The Big Idea
In a wor...

What is Action Learning

By McGill, I and Beaty, L

Action Learning is a continuous process of learning and reflection, sup...

The Learning Cycle

The Learning Cycle describes the way adults learn as you move through your careers. If we choose to ...

Action Learning Group Overview

Action Learning Group Questions

Krystyna Weinstein says that helpful questions are those that assist a presenter to ‘open the doors ...

Making the most of Opportunity

The Leadership in Practice (LiP) programme aims to help you stay in active learning space over a nin...

Action Learning Group - Your Role

The timeslot in the Action learning group (Alg) meeting is your time. You can choose to use it in th...

Better Public Services Report - Nov 11

New Zealand’s state services have an enviable reputation internationally, and are generally well-reg...

A Balanced Psychology and a Full Life

By Martin E. P. Seligman, Acacia C. Parks and Tracy Steen

Psychology since World War II has been ...

The Personal Challenge

By Ronald Heifitz - An extract from his text „Leadership Without Easy Answers‟

Why is it lonely o...

What makes a Leader

By Daniel Goleman.

It was Daniel Goleman who first brought the term "emotional intelligence" to a...

Building your Company's Vision

by James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras

Companies that enjoy enduring success have core values an...

Tim Pidsley

A consultant with experience in designing and delivering development programmes, global supply and c...

Sven Hansen

A qualified doctor with a background in sports medicine, preventative medicine, stress mastery, emot...

Developing Pacific Senior Leaders for the Future

Annie Aranui's Story

Whether you come from Winnipeg in Manitoba or the East Coast of New Zealand, community is a common b...

Referees Report Form

Referees are very important to the fellowship selection process and we are grateful for your input a...

Participant's Registration Form

Manager's Endorsement Form

CE Endorsement form

Assessment for Development flyer

The purpose of the Assessment for Development is to assist the participant to focus their leadership...

Senior Leadership Development Planning Chart

Advanced Leadership Flyer

The Leadership Development Programme is an 18-24 month programme that develops leaders
to become au...

Developing Better Chief Executives

A new approach to Chief Executive Growth and Development by Dave Winsborough.

Chief Executives ma...

CE Development Flyer (11/2012)

The Leadership Development Centre provides development support for public sector chief executives in...

Creating Competitve Advantage through Diversity

Organizations identify diversity and inclusion (D&I) as a critical issue to address.

The Power of Peers

Engagement levels have gradually increased across the last year, yet executives are still concerned ...

Mobilising the Workforce

1. The global economic downturn has placed a premium on workforce speed and adaptability to change.
...

Accelerating Executive Development through Stretch Assignments

Effective rotational assignments and action learning activities assist in the development of new ski...

Non Obvious Development Moves

As part of the succession planning process, Schlumberger identifies “non-obvious” cross-business dev...

Future-Focused Experience Swaps

Theo Company’s global growth strategy required more global leaders, but the organization did not hav...

Cross Organisational Global Leadership Alliance

Through participation in the Global Leadership alliance, Wipro enables its seniormost leaders to col...

Implementing Individual Development Plans

Individual Development Plans may be implemented in a variety of ways.—IDP’s may be created during th...

The transitioning leader reflection sheet

This is a component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit. These self-reflection questions will...

Keeping your balance worksheet

This is a component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit. During the first 100 days in a new l...

Executive orientation plan worksheet

This is a component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit. Use this planner to provide you with...

Take the challenge

This case study is a component of the toolkits, Learning Agility and Transitioning to a new role, to...

Sustaining change during change

This case study is a component of the toolkits, Learning Agility and Transitioning to a new role, to...

Developing as a leader via a complex initiative

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits, Good leadership in complex authorities and Transit...

Courage in the face of adversity

This case study is a component of the Resilience toolkit, to provide LDC alumni leadership experienc...

Take the challenge

This case study is a component of the toolkits, Learning Agility and Transitioning to a new role, to...

Sustaining change during change

This case study is a component of the toolkits, Learning Agility and Transitioning to a new role, to...

Prioritising your challenges

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: Action learning andLearning Agility. It provides L...

Understanding the players throughout change

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: Leading through change. It provides LDC alumni lead...

People, people, people.

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: Leading through change, and Emotional and social i...

Merging with difficulty

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: Leading through change. It provides LDC alumni lead...

Merging cultures

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits, Leading through change, and Resilience. It provide...

Managing change through a natural disaster

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: Leading through change. It provides LDC alumni lead...

Constructing authority

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: 'Good leadership in complex authorities', 'Influen...

Collaborative vs direct leadership

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: Leading through change. It provides LDC alumni lead...

Constructing authority

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: 'Good leadership in complex authorities', 'Influen...

Opportunities within secondments

This case study is a component of the Experiential learning toolkit, to provide LDC alumni leadershi...

Embracing development opportunities

This case study is a component of the toolkits, Experiential learning and Learning agility, to provi...

Staying true to values

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: Action learning and Emotional and social intellige...

People, people, people

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits: Leading through change, and Emotional and social i...

Stage 5 worksheet

This worksheet is part of the Creating a leadership development strategy toolkit:
Question 10: How...

Stage 4 worksheet

This worksheet is part of the Creating a leadership development strategy toolkit:
Question 7: What...

Stage 3 worksheet

This worksheet is part of the Creating a leadership development strategy toolkit:
Question 5: What...

Stage 2 worksheet

This worksheet is part of the Creating a leadership development strategy toolkit:
Question 3: What...

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LIP - Personality types and Leadership Resources

School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington

Digby Scott

An experienced facilitator and coach who specialises in senior leadership, people management and lea...

Tim Roberts

A leadership specialist who believes leadership is a practice – a way of doing things, a way of livi...

Sue Hornblow

A consultant with more than 20 years’ experience in management, sales, winemaking, strategy, facilit...

Rob Handyside

A Wellington-based consultant with a background in management, leadership challenges, justice, caree...

Richard Norman

A senior lecturer with the Victoria Management School in Wellington with a background in research, t...

Norman Chorn

A strategy consultant, corporate speaker and published author, specialising in organisational change...

Jennifer McDonald

An experienced programme facilitator with a background in neuroscience, coaching, persuasion, influe...

Jennifer Garvey Berger

A teacher, coach and published author with a background in organisational and team change, transform...

Jane McCann

An organisational development specialist who is an experienced team and change coach. Jane’s backgro...

Denise Church (QSO)

A Wellington-based consultant and company director with a background in leadership development, stra...

Colin McKenzie

A consultant with more than 30 years’ experience in training, coaching, conflict management, facilit...

Ali Tocker

A qualified primary teacher with a background in leadership and change, education, coaching, facilit...

Alex Sutherland

A Wellington-based consultant with a background in theology, change, organisational and individual e...

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360 Degree assessment

Thrive Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Heifetz, Grashow and Linsky, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In a wor...

Authentic Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones, Why should anyone be led by you - What it takes to be an auth...

Becoming You Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Warren Bennis, On Becoming a Leader

THE BIG IDEA
Most leadership courses and books fai...

Greatness Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Jim Collins; Good to Great : Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don’t

THE B...

Leaderslip Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Barbara Kellerman, The End of Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In an increasingly connected and...

Sticky Change Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard

THE BIG IDEA
Our...

Think Right Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Daniel H Pink, A Whole New Mind, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest, 2006

THE BIG IDEA
Logica...

Automatic Success Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habits

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not just you and me that have h...

Simple Strategy Book Rapper Video

THE BOOK
Richard Rumelt; Good Strategy, Bad Strategy

THE BIG IDEA
Strategy is about making the ...

Sticking Point Book Rapper video

THE BOOK: Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Take Hold and Others Come Unstuck; by
Chip and Dan Heath
...

Design Advantage Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
Roger Martin, The Design of Business

THE BIG IDEA
Design Thinking is the new competi...

Collaborative Decisions Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds, Anchor Books, New York, 2005

THE BIG IDEA
Cont...

ACT Book Rapper video

THE BOOK
James Kouzes and Barry Posner; The Leadership Challenge

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not your tit...

Norm Chorn's Clinic: December 2012 Audio

Complexity Leadership

R10 Service Design Toolbox: May 2013

David Albury talked about tools and techniques that need to be applied in the innovative process. Th...

David Albury's Clinic Mat 2013 Audio

Leadership for the delivery of better public services

Dr Dave George and Dr Tania Graham's Clinic: 30 May 2013 Audio

Coaching your Managers to be great leaders

Carolyn Risk's Clinic: 22 August 2013 Audio

What is good governance?

Jenny McDonal and Norm Chorn's Clinic: 10 September 2013 Audio

Managing your brain to think strategically

Professor Peter Jordan's Clinic: 3 October 2013 Audio

The role of emotions in the workplace

Thrive Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Heifetz, Grashow and Linsky, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In a wor...

Authentic Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones, Why should anyone be led by you - What it takes to be an auth...

Becoming You Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Warren Bennis, On Becoming a Leader

THE BIG IDEA
Most leadership courses and books fai...

Greatness Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Jim Collins; Good to Great : Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don’t

THE B...

Leaderslip Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Barbara Kellerman, The End of Leadership

THE BIG IDEA
In an increasingly connected and...

Sticky Change Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Chip and Dan Heath, Switch : How to Change Things When Change is Hard

THE BIG IDEA
Our...

Think RIght Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Daniel H Pink, A Whole New Mind, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest, 2006

THE BIG IDEA
Logica...

Automatic Success Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habits

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not just you and me that have h...

Sticking Point Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK: Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Take Hold and Others Come Unstuck; by
Chip and Dan Heath
...

Design Advantage Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
Roger Martin, The Design of Business

THE BIG IDEA
Design Thinking is the new competi...

Collaborative Decisions Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds, Anchor Books, New York, 2005

THE BIG IDEA
Cont...

ACT Book Rapper audio

THE BOOK
James Kouzes and Barry Posner; The Leadership Challenge

THE BIG IDEA
It’s not your tit...

Transitioning to a new role flyer

This is an overview of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit− what the toolkit is about and what y...

Transitioning to a new role resource

This is the main component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit.This resource offers advice on...

Quick Win: quick guide

This is a component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit. New leaders are often expected to hi...

100 day plan and development opportunities worksheet

This is a component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit.The broad outline of a plan for the f...

Be conscious of your development

This case study is a component of the Transitioning to a new role toolkit, to provide LDC alumni lea...

Resilience flyer

This is an overview of the Resilience toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you will learn fr...

Resilience resource

This is the main component of the Resilience toolkit. Those who recover and grow quickly following a...

Planning wellbeing worksheet

This is a component of the Resilience toolkit. Using the Māori health model—Te Whare Tapa Whā (use...

Merging cultures

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkits, Leading through change, and Resilience. It provide...

Plan to make meetings count worksheet

This is a component of the Making meetings count toolkit. On average, we spend 5 hours per week in m...

Making meetings count flyer

This is an overview of the Making meetings count toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you wi...

Making meetings count resource

This is the main component of the Making meetings count toolkit. Love them or hate them, you will ne...

Learning agility flyer

This is an overview of the Learning agility toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you will le...

Learning agility resource

This is the main component of the Learning agility toolkit. Agile learners have the ability to take ...

Learning agility checklist

This is a component of the Learning agility toolkit. Assessing your learning agility can be helpful ...

Growing your learning agility worksheet

This is a component of the Learning agility toolkit.

Embracing development opportunities

This case study is a component of the toolkits, Experiential learning and Learning agility, to provi...

Planning for change worksheet

This is a component of the Leading through change toolkit.These questions are based on Kotter’s eigh...

Leading through change flyer

This is an overview of the Leading through change toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you w...

Leading through change resource

This is the main component of the Leading through change toolkit.

Over the last century, we have ...

A focus on people during change

This case study is a component of LDC's toolkit: Leading through change. It provides LDC alumni lead...

You and your development resource

This is a component of the Leader-led development toolkit. This resource is for you to use to ensure...

Leader-led development flyer

This is an overview of the Leader-led development toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you w...

Leader-led development resource

This is the main component of the Leader-led development toolkit. All leaders have multiple demands ...

Employee engagement resource

This is a component of the Coaching for performance and Leader-led development toolkits. The Gallup ...

Career development conversation resource

This is a component of the Leader-led development toolkit. As a leader, if you are taking the role o...

Planning to influence worksheet

This is a component of the Influence without authority toolkit. This worksheet follows Cialdini’s si...

Influence without authority flyer

This is an overview of the Influence without authority toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what ...

Influence without authority resource

This is the main component of the Influence without authority toolkit. ‘Influence’ is defined by the...

Influence among peers

This case study is a component of the Influence without authority toolkit, to provide LDC alumni lea...

The art of asking questions resource

This is a component of the How to have the conversations you have been avoiding toolkit. Great quest...

Raising delicate issues

This case study is a component of the How to have the conversations you have been avoiding toolkit, ...

How to have the conversations you have been avoiding resource

This is the main component of the How to have the conversations you have been avoiding toolkit. Unfo...

How to have the conversations you have been avoiding flyer

This is an overview of the How to have the conversations you have been avoiding toolkit − what the t...

High impact on the job learning activity map

This is a component of the Experiential learning toolkit. Managers can use this tool to identify dev...

Experiential learning flyer

This is an overview of the Experiential learning toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you wi...

Experiential learning resource

This is the main component of the Experiential learning toolkit. About 70 per cent of how you learne...

DAVI experential value checklist

This is a component of the Experiential learning toolkit. Rate potential experiential learning oppor...

Advantages of secondment

This case study is a component of the Experiential learning toolkit, to provide LDC alumni leadershi...

Emotional and social intelligence resource

This is the main component of the Emotional and social intelligence toolkit. Emotional intelligence ...

Emotional and social intelligence flyer

This is an overview of the Emotional and social intelligence toolkit − what the toolkit is about and...

Are you a socially intelligent leader? Checklist

This is a component of the Emotional and social intelligence toolkit - a quick checklist to examine ...

Building relationships during dispute

This case study is a component of the Emotional and social intelligence toolkit, to provide LDC alum...

Herzberg's Hygiene and Motivational Factors checklist

This is a component of the Delegation: Getting work done through others toolkit. To plan for your di...

Delegation: Getting work done through others resource

This is the main component of the Delegation: Getting work done through others toolkit.
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