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The core traits of truly effective coaches, mentors and leaders

By Professor David Clutterbuck   A vast amount has been written about the competencies of coaches and mentors, and even more about the qualities of great leaders. Much of this is contradictory and dependent on circumstance or context. Research into the desirable traits of both coaches and leaders, for example, shows significant differences of expectations…

What kind of leaders and employees do you need the next 5-10 years?

…and how to develop and retain them? By Kirsten M. Poulsen Director and Mangement Consultant, KMP+ House of Mentoring   What kind of leaders and employees do you need to develop and retain in your organisation to meet the challenges of the next 5-10 years? Will it be people who follow the rules, know the…

Does your mentoring programme have a clear purpose?

…and why does it matter? By Kirsten M. Poulsen Director and Management Consultant, KMP+ House of Mentoring   “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” Lewis Caroll A clear purpose, describing why your mentoring programme exists and what it aims to achieve, is critical for making the decision…

Hybrid work cultures

By Pia Prip Hansen   Today’s fast-changing workplace has led to a shift from specialisation to generalisation. According to the article “Generalists Get Better Job Offers Than Specialists” published in Harvard Business Review, organisations try to do more with less, and seek employees with multiple skills and versatility. However, how does this new trend correspond…

Evolving Team Leadership

Read Senior Leadership Consultant Nic Thielsen’s article How does the role of the team-leader change, when moving through the Team Lifecycle, about how the leadership roles changes from being very directive and detail oriented when leading a newly formed, low performing team, towards an inspirational and reflecting role when in charge of a high performing team. The leadership…

See Kirsten M. Poulsen’s lecture from the EUAS conference in Estonia

On November 7, 2014 Kirsten M. Poulsen was keynote speaker at the EUAS (Estonian Entrepreneurship University of applied Science) conference in Tallinn, Estonia. The subject of the lecture is mentoring for entrepreneurship – sharing a passion for initiatives, innovation and new business. See the full version of the lecture from the conference in the video below.  …

The Mentor+Game accreditation course evoked participants with excitement

Another group of course participants with both Danish and international backgrounds have completed the course “Mentor+Game Accreditation” on June 10. The participants met in MBK’s venue in the center of Copenhagen, where the day started with breakfast, followed by a presentation by the energetic lecturers using their own experiences to make the content come to…
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