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Kiwi leaders – doing it their way!

Date: 17 April 2016
How does Kiwi leadership practice take the lead? Whether it’s cross-sector or systems-leadership[1],...

Women in Public Sector Summit, April 2016

Date: 15 April 2016
LDC recently took part in a session at the Women in Public Sector Summit held in Wellington. LDC Ch...

The Digital Leadership Lab – led by Dave Wild, Futurist and Innovation Coach

Date: 14 April 2016
You are invited to a very different type of leadership development experience – The Digital Leadersh...

LDC has moved to new offices

Date: 14 April 2016
LDC has moved to new premises on Lambton Quay – closer to the public sector hub. We’ve been able to ...

Suzanne Stew – empathy, connection and honesty

Date: 13 April 2016
LDC met recently with Suzanne Stew, Deputy Secretary – Corporate at Ministry of Justice to talk abou...

Spaces available in LDC 2016 programmes in Wellington and Auckland

Date: 13 April 2016
Developing public sector leadership talent in Auckland and networks across New Zealand Chief executi...

The importance of collaborative leadership in the State Sector: MBA dissertation by Ben Fitchett

Date: 13 April 2016
Last year, Ben Fitchett completed a major piece of research that looked at collaborative leadership ...

Leadership transitions − what to let go of

Date: 22 March 2016
These days we talk about the transitions of leadership – from the specialist/contributor role to the...

Who and how to WOO – the art of influence

Date: 17 March 2016
A leader needs to create results that matter, and shape their organisation for the future. So, succe...

2014/15 – focus on system leadership development: LDC AGM 2016

Date: 26 February 2016
State Services Commissioner and LDC Board Chair Iain Rennie addressed the 2016 LDC Annual General Me...

Leadership spotlight on engaging others: David Downs, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Date: 26 February 2016
David Downs, General Manager, Internal Partners, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) leads the d...

Leadership Development Programme Cohort 5 remembers Michelle Mitchell

Date: 26 February 2016
Michelle joined LDP Cohort 5 in June 2015. Our sessions are, among other things, a place for us all ...

Developing public sector leadership talent in Auckland and networks across New Zealand

Date: 26 February 2016
Chief executives and the LDC board have prioritised their focus on developing public sector leadersh...

Creating innovative solutions: Leadership and collaboration in rebuilding Christchurch – LDC clinic summary

Date: 26 February 2016
How do we collaborate to achieve results that meet the needs of New Zealanders, improve their well-b...

Napoleon was a Neuroscientist!

Date: 5 February 2016
Why Napoleon? We all know that Napoleon had magnificent victories at Toulon, Rivoli (perhaps his gre...

Why leaders must sit in the muck

Date: 5 February 2016
Why not knowing is the key to the problem solving process Not knowing the answer to a challenging si...

New 2016 LDC Fellows

Date: 16 December 2015
We are pleased to announce our 2016 LDC Fellows: Duncan Reed, General Manager System Transformation...

Jana Newman: Leadership in Practice scholarship winner 2015

Date: 16 December 2015
LDC is pleased to announce Jana Newman, General Manager of Policy, Environment and Safety, Antarctic...

International stories of collaboration from LDC 2015 Fellows − enhancing system performance: LDC clinic summary

Date: 16 December 2015
Today’s New Zealand public sector leaders need to work collectively across boundaries to deliver sus...

Nominations open for Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards 2016

Date: 16 December 2015
Nominations for New Zealand’s longest-running and most prestigious public sector awards are now ope...

Developing public sector leadership talent in Auckland and Wellington

Date: 16 December 2015
We are pleased to announce the January−July 2016 schedule for two of LDC’s leading programmes. We re...

Relaxation: the mother of all leadership competencies

Date: 16 December 2015
By Tim Roberts, LDC provider panel member I’m fascinated by the addictions that show up in people’s ...

New LDC Fellows and LiP scholarship recipient announced

Date: 14 December 2015
LDC 2016 Fellowships  We are pleased to announce our 2016 LDC Fellows: Duncan Reed, General Manager...

Christmas coaching tips: Blog by Brenda Ratcliff

Date: 3 December 2015
Well here we are. The summer holidays and Christmas are almost upon us (unless you live in Wellingt...

Know your addictions and own your leadership

Date: 27 November 2015
Your addiction to tea or coffee isn’t that bad, according to Tim Roberts, LDC provider panel member,...

All eyes are on you – leaders and congruence

Date: 9 November 2015
There are many aspects of leadership that are challenging to the leader, but none more so than the f...

The ‘secret sauce’ of leadership

Date: 30 October 2015
I’m sure I wasn’t alone as I nearly fell off my chair to hear Steve Hansen, All Blacks’ head coach, ...

John Ong: Leadership in Practice scholarship winner 2014

Date: 22 October 2015
John Ong, LDC’s inaugural 2014 LiP scholarship recipient shared his reflections with us on being par...

Get the real picture of your leadership strengths and improve your leading

Date: 22 October 2015
LDC’s Leadership Success Profile 360° assessment How well do you know your leadership strengths and ...

Real-world learning − senior leader achieves leadership development goals

Date: 22 October 2015
Auckland-based Caroline Butterworth, Principal Advisor, Governance Advisory Unit, Housing New Zealan...

Engagement continues to be a hot topic for the public service − for three reasons

Date: 21 October 2015
Firstly, the data proves overwhelmingly that staff engagement predicts nearly every important busine...

Does the future belong to teams of leaders?

Date: 5 October 2015
If you consider any pressing challenge that leaders and organisations face today, the chances are th...

Are you a heat-seeking leader?

Date: 18 September 2015
I’ve just spent the past week meeting with a range of leaders to debrief their 360 degree feedback. ...

A new age of leadership assessment and development

Date: 10 September 2015
Revised Leadership Success Profile The revised Leadership Success Profile (LSP) defines ‘good’ lead...

Transforming the Ministry of Transport: Leadership in Action

Date: 10 September 2015
After embarking on a two-year change programme, the Ministry of Transport, the Government’s principa...

The challenge of partnership

Date: 27 August 2015
Last month, I attended an exciting experiential workshop in London entitled “When Cultures Meet”. It...

How leaders are crafting cultures and my cultural biases

Date: 25 August 2015
I recently wrote a chapter for a US leadership book about how New Zealand chief executives and leade...

Powerful workplace conversations

Date: 29 July 2015
I have been working inside organisations since the age of 15, with a few breaks here and there to st...

Leadership winners feature increased employee engagement and business performance

Date: 29 July 2015
Deloitte Fujitsu Public Sector Excellence Awards 2015 LDC congratulates the joint winners and final...

Studying leadership at Harvard University: Reflections

Date: 22 July 2015
Last month I ticked off a bucket list item. I was a student at Harvard University in Boston. I went ...

What being a farmer and an equestrienne has taught me about leadership

Date: 15 July 2015
1. Respect the seasons There is a time to plant and a time to reap. If we try to harvest too early o...

Trip to London

Date: 14 July 2015
In my final two weeks away, I spent time in London meeting with my counterpart, the  legal advisor i...

Corporate lawyers and corporate clients: Power, practice and privilege

Date: 13 July 2015
Symposium, Law School, University of Birmingham Dr Stephen Vaughan, lecturer at the Birmingham Unive...

The Leadership Dilemma

Date: 10 July 2015
Leadership in Corporate Counsel It was a hectic but fascinating time at Harvard Law School. Twenty-t...

Organisational coaching – essential for today’s leaders and managers: LDC clinic summary

Date: 24 June 2015
LDC Executive Coaching Panel member and qualified coach Paula Feathers recently facilitated an LDC c...

New Zealand Harkness Fellowship

Date: 15 June 2015
New Zealand Harkness Fellowships are for emerging New Zealand leaders in any field of study or vocat...

On being 100% me: How to accelerate the self-awareness process

Date: 15 June 2015
Although it is widely understood that leaders must have insight into themselves, the process of deve...

You ain't seen nothing yet

Date: 12 June 2015
‘Imagine it’s 1995, and someone comes to you and says you need a website. You say “why?”. Now trilli...

Enabling data-driven delivery on policy aims

Date: 10 June 2015
The UK's Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Heywood has called for higher public sector use of data to drive: ...

Increase your performance by 36 per cent – focus on strengths

Date: 8 June 2015
We talk about leveraging our strengths, being strengths-based organisations, and making sure there’s...

Free the data, unleash the power

Date: 8 June 2015
The UK is ranked number one in the world for its open government data and is now driving hard to rea...

You say you want a revolution

Date: 5 June 2015
The UK public service is in the midst of a process of radical change, with data and technology at th...

Startups and innovation labs

Date: 4 June 2015
The startup and entrepreneurial culture of Boston was the focus for my last two days in the US. This...

Change from the grassroots

Date: 2 June 2015
Civil society is a balancing force to government, in leading change. This is especially true in the ...

From the top: Serve your country through data and tech

Date: 28 May 2015
In the latest international Open Data Barometer New Zealand is ranked fourth in the world. The UK is...

LDC 2015 Fellows update

Date: 26 May 2015
Innovation and change leadership for data-driven initiatives LDC 2015 Fellow, Evelyn Wareham, Genera...

Digitally transform now: ICT seminar summary

Date: 26 May 2015
“Digital transformation is happening, and the way customers interact with government is changing. W...

Innovation by design at MIT

Date: 25 May 2015
Today was a vivid combination of psychological, process and practical demonstrations of innovation a...

Being an outsider on the inside

Date: 22 May 2015
Who is more effective at leading a major change initiative: an outsider coming in with fresh ideas a...

How to avoid the obvious: decisions and networks

Date: 20 May 2015
Questioning our own confidence and intuition was the unifying theme for my two sessions at MIT Sloan...

Leading the new normal

Date: 19 May 2015
My second day at MIT covered the ‘new normal’ for organisations, related needs for leadership, and d...

Data, innovation and change leadership

Date: 18 May 2015
MIT Day 1 My Fellowship is focused on how to leverage the power of data to enable economic growth an...

Why can’t people see the future?

Date: 18 May 2015
“Why can’t people see the future? It’s so obvious that we need to change − yet the people can’t see ...

Inspiration - by design

Date: 18 May 2015
On our travels we've been inspired by the design we've seen around us − in the street or in the vari...

Going international − OECD

Date: 18 May 2015
Our main target for discussion in the OECD was the Directorate for Public Governance with a particul...

Social innovation every day and everywhere

Date: 18 May 2015
NESTA, a financially independent entity focusing on innovation, particularly in the public sector, h...

Opening up the policy process: The Policy Lab

Date: 18 May 2015
The day after election results that surprised everybody, we started the day with a colleague from th...

Head of the Policy Profession – ‘steal with pride’

Date: 18 May 2015
Discussions with the Head of the Policy Profession Support Unit (PPSU) Richard Banks and Helen Ander...

Getting to grips with what drives people and what works

Date: 11 May 2015
Along with a delegation of EU colleagues, we got to peek into the workings of two of the What Works ...

Institute for Government − if only we had one

Date: 11 May 2015
Many of us are avid readers of Institute for Government (IfG) reports – so having the opportunity to...

Innovation Unit Inside Out

Date: 8 May 2015
We were privileged to be invited in to observe some of the inner workings of the unit. We were struc...

Innovation through human centred design at UNDP

Date: 6 May 2015
We rounded out our tour of the New York innovation 'system' with a meeting with three officials in t...

What's hot and what's not in coaching tools right now

Date: 5 May 2015
What’s hot? Making yourself a product in your own business − if you are in the communications busin...

Speed dating − matching design skills with public policy needs

Date: 5 May 2015
Chelsea Mauldin from the Public Policy Lab inspired us with her insight and deep commitment to the h...

At the New York City Mayor's Office

Date: 30 April 2015
We were warmly hosted at the New York City Mayor's Office in the Centre for Economic Opportunity led...

Do − learn – do

Date: 30 April 2015
"Do − learn− do" is the slogan of GovLab where we spent Monday, both in conversation with leaders an...

Local government leadership scholarship win connects cross-sector leaders

Date: 29 April 2015
Steven May and Rosemary Hannah-Parr, Chief Executive, Leadership Development Centre Steven May, En...

LDC 2015 Fellowship joint winners focus on design thinking and innovation for policy

Date: 29 April 2015
  Lis Cowey Sally Washington Joint LDC Fellowship winners Lis Cowey, Principal Adviso...

Successful leaders connect with others: LDC clinic summary

Date: 29 April 2015
Our Assessment for Development and 360 degree survey analysis shows that a core strength of successf...

Digitally transform now, 7 May: ICT seminar series

Date: 29 April 2015
Date: Thursday, 7 May, 2015, 8.30am–4.00pmFacilitator: Jane Treadwell, internationally recognised d...

Prototyping, learning launches and creating the space for critical conversation

Date: 28 April 2015
Last days at Darden took us into the prototyping of our design and what Jeanne calls a 'learning lau...

Design thinkers think 'empathy'

Date: 23 April 2015
Today we powered through a design methods exercise using a prepared brief, based on a multinational ...

Design thinking tools

Date: 23 April 2015
Day 1 of the course was focused on "What is design thinking and why do we need it?” Turns out that m...

Design thinking − thinking design

Date: 21 April 2015
We arrived today at the Darden Business School, University of Virginia, for the first step of our le...

Mindful leadership

Date: 14 April 2015
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 March 2015
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 March 2015
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 March 2015
According to Gallup's State of the Global Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for Business Leade...

Leading and managing transformational change

Date: 30 March 2015
An LDC clinic summary Transformational change is not for the faint hearted – it’s a huge process of ...

New Blog Post Page

Date: 27 March 2015
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 March 2015
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 March 2015
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 February 2015
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 February 2015
The Minister of State Services, Hon Paula Bennett, told chief executives at the LDC Board’s Annual G...

Networked leadership

Date: 24 February 2015
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 February 2015
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 January 2015
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 December 2014
With the theme, ‘Organization as Ecosystem’, the Summit included a series of presentations that pair...

LDC 2015 Fellowships announced

Date: 16 December 2014
We are pleased to announce LDC’s 2015 Fellows: Joint winners: Lis Cowey, Programme Director, Servic...

Celebrating 2014 leadership development

Date: 16 December 2014
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: 8 December 2014
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 November 2014
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 November 2014
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 November 2014
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 October 2014
Sessions with Emeritus Professor John Benington A strong customer focus, working collaboratively and...

Leadership Link development opportunity benefits all

Date: 30 October 2014
John Nisbet, Regional Manager, Central South, Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, The Correspondence School (T...

Effective leadership through evaluative thinking

Date: 30 October 2014
For leaders responsible for leading strategic and performance operations, evaluative thinking helps ...

Human Resources Advisor - Leadership Development

Date: 10 October 2014
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 September 2014
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 September 2014
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 September 2014
‘Network leadership’ was the main topic in the recent, discussion-rich LDC Scholars Panel meeting. L...

LDC 2014 Fellowship snapshots

Date: 29 August 2014
Bryan Chapple, General Manager, Strategic Policy, Strategy and Governance, Ministry of Business, Inn...

Final Fellowship blog from Karl Le Quesne

Date: 7 August 2014
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: 7 August 2014
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: 4 August 2014
Leading from the Inside Out workshop Register now for this one-day workshop followed by two action l...

New books

Date: 4 August 2014
LDC has added three new books to our library for members to borrow: Leadership Agility by Bill Joine...

Blog 4, 30 July 2014

Date: 4 August 2014
On Wednesday, I arrived in Manchester and met with staff from both the Network and the Greater Manch...

Blog 3, 29 July 2014

Date: 4 August 2014
Today I met with the Director of the UK Public Service Transformation Network, Robert Pollock, and o...

Blog 2, 28 July 2014

Date: 4 August 2014
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 July 2014
Leadership at the Peak, Colorado Springs I completed the Leadership at the Peak course in Colorado S...

Building great leadership teams

Date: 29 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) provide a great way for busy leaders to build their leadership d...

Individual development planning

Date: 21 July 2014
A big part of LDC’s leadership development is our focus on individual development planning. This is ...

Leaders lunch with CEs

Date: 21 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
LDC asked three senior women leaders: Maria McDonald, Director Electronic Monitoring Procurement and...

Leadership for the 21st Century

Date: 21 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
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 July 2014
New research from the Corporate Executive Board The Corporate Executive Board (CEB) stresses the nee...

Leading from the Inside Out workshop

Date: 15 July 2014
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: 4 July 2014
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 June 2014
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 June 2014
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 June 2014
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 June 2014
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 June 2014
The ‘Dream Team’ – leaders speaking to school students across New Zealand − has become a firm fixtur...

Blog 8, 25 May 2014

Date: 26 May 2014
Having left London, Craig and I have spent time with various organisations in Copenhagen and Brussel...

Blog 7, 22 May 2014

Date: 26 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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 May 2014
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: 8 May 2014
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: 8 May 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
We know from our Assessment for Development data, Performance Improvement Framework analysis and fee...

LDC Offers New Leadership In Practice Programme Scholarship

Date: 11 April 2014
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 April 2014
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 April 2014
Last year, LDC looked at recent Assessment for Development (AfD) results to assess leaders’ strength...

New LDC Board Line-Up

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

Bryan Chapple - Blog 5, 3 April 2014

Date: 3 April 2014
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: 3 April 2014
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: 1 April 2014
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: 1 April 2014
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: 1 April 2014
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: 1 April 2014
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 March 2014
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 March 2014
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 March 2014
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 March 2014
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 March 2014
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 March 2014
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: 5 February 2014
David Butler, former Commissioner and Chief Executive of Inland Revenue, presented at a recent LDC C...

Testt test

Date: 5 February 2014
Tested

New Blog Post Page

Date: 3 February 2014

Test blog page

Date: 31 January 2014
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Learning that fits with busy leader's schedules

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
After a short break over the Christmas / New Year period, the LDC team was back on board from Monday...

Networking and collaboration

Date: 30 January 2014
With the Government’s focus on creating a public sector that is more innovative, efficient and focus...

Feb 26, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
My first full day in Washington DC was full of learnings – only some of them related directly to the...

Feb 27, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
Today I met with Dr Paul Doremus, Deputy Assistant Administrator of Operations, National Marine Fish...

Mar 2, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
I arrived in Ottawa yesterday after a short flight from Washington DC on a small plane, the size tha...

Mar 5, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
My last day in Canada is in Toronto – the capital of Ontario province and the largest city in Canada...

Mar 19, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
Heavy snow overnight blanketed the campus in about 20cm of snow. My icebreaker gear and new boots ea...

Mar 20, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
Today was the first day of interviews and navigating the underground system. I made a few mistakes -...

Mar 27, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
Today was an intense day of interviews. I started the morning with Eleanor Rowe and Dr Michael Harri...

Mar 28, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
It’s the end of two days of intensive interviews with representatives of the Society of Local Govern...

Mar 31, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
While I am taking Easter to visit Paris, I did have the chance to visit an amazing new environmental...

Apr 4, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
After a brief holiday in Paris over Easter we returned to freezing England on Wednesday. Our travels...

Apr 8, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
With my nomadic lifestyle, I have fallen a little behind on the blog - my apologies to you readers. ...

Apr 9, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
My apologies for the delays with these blogs. I am now three days behind schedule. Between travel an...

Apr 12, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
I have arrived at Harvard for the next week of structured training at the Kennedy School of Governme...

Apr 15, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
Today was day three of the negotiation training, an intense all day negotiation which has left us al...

Apr 19, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
Well this is interesting. Boston is in lockdown, a manhunt underway, bombs stashed in various locati...

Mar 18, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
Today was the first full day of lectures and working group sessions. Our case studies were eclectic ...

Mar 17, 2013

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
 Below is a summary of key Global, New Zealand and Australian workforce trends emerging in ‘Quarter ...

Emerging themes in international leadership development

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
In a recent LDC clinic, Jim Scully, ThinkPlace Partner and New Zealand service design pioneer, share...

Experiential learning in action

Date: 30 January 2014
Earlier this year, Jan Pierce, General Manager Customer Services, Land Information New Zealand (LINZ...

Senior leader Scott Gallacher talks about leadership development

Date: 30 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
‘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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
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 January 2014
Focussing on talent management, Human Resources (HR) senior executives from both the private and pub...

LDC scholars panel on leadership potential

Date: 29 January 2014
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 January 2014
Toolkits were at the top of most people’s leadership resource wish-list in our 2013 membership surve...

I like trains.

Date: 28 January 2014
Choo Choo.

Test blog post

Date: 20 January 2014
Did you feel that earth quake?

New Blog Post Page

Date: 20 January 2014

SilverStripe blog module successfully installed

Date: 19 January 2014
Congratulations, the SilverStripe blog module has been successfully installed. This blog entry can b...
Knowledge & Research

Kotter Change Theory, YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2FLKfFV93k

LDC clinic: Neuroscientific insights − changing the world of training and development − slides


In this clinic, Dr Paul McDonald and Jenny McDonald, LDC Provider Panel member looked at recent find...

LDC clinic: Leading from the middle − slides


LDC provider panel member Ali Tocker looked at a model for greater connection across various part of...

LSP development option: Achieving through others

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/leadership-success-profile-development-options/achieving-through-others/

LDC Book Rapper: Tribes − A road map for leading extraordinary teams

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/book-rappers/tribes/

LDC Toolkit: Influence Without Authority

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/toolkits/influence-without-authority/

LDC Toolkit: Making Meetings Count

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/toolkits/making-meetings-count/

LDC Toolkit: Delegation: Getting work done through others

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/toolkits/delegation/

Leadership Success Profile


Development options for 'Achieving through others' LSP capability area

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/leadership-success-profile-development-options/achieving-through-others/

Tribes: A road map for leading extraordinary teams, LDC Book Rapper

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/book-rappers/tribes/

Leadership Success Profile


LDC toolkit − Delegation: Getting Work Done through Others

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/toolkits/delegation/

Leadership Success Profile 360° assessment flyer


Be the best public sector leader you can be for New Zealand. LDC’s Leadership Success Profile 360° (...

CHRO Quarterly − First Quarter 2016: Reimagine HR


In this issue:
Managing change from the bottom up
What's next for HR?
Maximize HR role flexibilit...

LDC Toolkit: Emotional and Social Intelligence

https://www.ldc.govt.nz/information-and-resources/toolkits/emotional-and-social-intelligence/

Management in Action flyer


Management in Action has been updated to be even more practical, scenario based and linked to the Le...

GROW coaching tool


The GROW coaching model can be used to assist individuals expand and explore their thinking about wh...

GROW Coaching Model


The GROW coaching model can be used to assist individuals expand and explore their thinking about wh...

Curious resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

HR News Report − Fourth Quarter 2015


Featured: Pay conversations can widen the gender pay gap, Senior leaders are not the only change lea...

Managing work priorities resources


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into their leadership approach ...

Leading strategically resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to use in your leadership approach to develop ...

Leading at the political interface resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

Enhancing team performance resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

Enhancing system performance resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

Enhancing organisational performance resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

Engaging others resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

Curious resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your leadership approach t...

Achieving ambitious goals resource


This resource provides some practical ideas and tools to incorporate into your approach as you lead ...

HR News Report − Third Quarter 2015


Featured: Boost Discretionary Effort (and Innovation) Through Better Risk Taking, Only Half of Chang...

LDC Annual Report 2014/15


Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2015.

CEB Creating Enterprise Leaders 2015


Excerpt of findings

CEB Global Workforce Insights: New Zealand − Third Quarter 2015


Your quarterly resource for the latest trends affecting your workforce plan

HR News Report − Second Quarter 2015


Featured:
HR Overestimates the Impact of Performance Management Changes
Time to Fill Has Increase...

CEB The New Path Forward 2015


Creating compelling careers for employees and organisations − summary of findings

CEB Building the Next Generation L&D Function 2015


Excerpt of findings

CHRO Quarterly − Fourth Quarter 2015: Mergers and acquisitions


In this Issue:
C-Suite expectations during mergers and acquisitions
Integrating Cultures
CHRO mer...

Leadership Insight Development Guide


The Leadership Insight Development Guide is a self-contained and self-reflective tool for leaders to...

Charismatic or wise leadership – which is best? LDC clinic presentation slides


In this clinic, LDC panel member Kris Cooper shared her fascination for charisma, what she discovere...

Leadership in Practice flyer


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

Slides from LDC clinic: Reinventing organisations


Focused on the ideas in the ground breaking book ‘Reinventing Organisations’ by Frederic Laloux (201...

Development Discussion Plan


This Development Discussion Plan lays out the essential elements of a development discussion between...

SMART Development Goals


This tool helps leaders to turn development planning conversations into development goals using the ...

GROW Coaching Model


This guide has been designed for leaders who aren’t certain about what development focus to take and...

CHRO Quarterly − Third Quarter 2015


Traditional career paths are a relic of the past and fail both employees and employers.
The latest...

Global Workforce Insights – Third Quarter 2015


A quarterly resource for the latest trends affecting your workforce plan by CEB Corporate Leadership...

Individual development plan template


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.

Individual development planning resource


This is a component of the individual development plan toolkit.

Learning agility: Thriving in challenging and changing times: LDC clinic audio summary


In an LDC members' interactive clinic, LDC provider panel member Dr Paul Wood, with Simon Miller fro...

Leadership Success Profile


Leadership Success Profile (State Services Commission July 2015)

About LDC brochure


LDC works in partnership with chief executives and the State Services Commissioner to deliver and ad...

Global Workforce Insights − Second Quarter 2015


A quarterly resource for the latest trends affecting your workforce plan

Global Workforce Insights: New Zealand − second quarter 2015


Quarterly resource for the latest trends affecting your workforce plan

Executive summary: Discret...

HR News Report − First Quarter 2015


Featured trends:
Your engagement Is strong, but what about your alignment?
Want to create leaders...

CHRO Quarterly − Second Quarter 2015


In this issue:
Cut through the communication permafrost: aligning employees with corporate strategy...

Why people can’t see the future! Paper by Dr Norman Chorn, LDC provider panel member


Dr Norman Chorn, LDC provider panel member discusses in this paper, the challenge of why people can’...

Design thinking - video pitch for course work


Each team had to pitch their idea to the class ... Sally's team produced a video as part of the laun...

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.

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

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.

DAVI experiential value checklist


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

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...

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...

LDC Annual Report 2012/13


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

LDC Annual Report 2011/12


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


Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2010.

Annual Report 08-09


Leadership Development Centre's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2009.

ISTJ


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

ISTP


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

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


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

INTP


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

ESTJ


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

ESTP


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

ESFJ


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

ESFP


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

ENTJ


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

ENTP


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

ISFJ


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

ISFP


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

ISFJ


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

ENFJ


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

ENFP


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

Learning Journal Template

https://workflowy.com/shared/f150c512-7aab-d313-12a4-91751589c1b7/
A Template to record your learning and experiences.

Development Plan Template

https://workflowy.com/shared/c31d0c2a-fb67-166c-2a44-8ccd1fdde467/
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...

Executive Leadership Learning Network


CE Development


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 ...

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.
Even if you...

Delegation: Getting work done through others flyer


This is an overview of the Delegation: Getting work done through others toolkit − what the toolkit i...

Creating a leadership development strategy flyer


This is an overview of the Creating a leadership development strategy toolkit − what the toolkit is ...

Creating a leadership development strategy resource


This is the main component of the Creating a leadership development toolkit. Organisations who want ...

Stage 1 worksheet


This worksheet is part of the Creating a leadership development strategy toolkit:
Question 1: What...

Staying true to values


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

Prioritising your challenges


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

More powerful action learning questions


This is a component of the Action learning toolkit: Great questions to ask in an Action Learning Gro...

Action learning flyer


This is an overview of the Action learning toolkit − what the toolkit is about and what you will lea...

Action learning resource


This is the main component of the Action learning toolkit. ‘Action learning’ is just that: learning ...

Action learning handout


This is a component of the Action learning toolkit: Your roles as the presenter and participant.

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