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November 21, 2019

  The latest upload on how to delegate effectively is now available to subscribers in the Aspire MCL FB secret group. The 3 'golden rules' of delegation are: ensure clarity, communicate clearly and hold to account. For more information on these and other ways to improve this vital activity, please log in to the g...

October 18, 2019

Here's a link to my article on LinkedIn about interviewing techniques: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/effective-interviewing-ian-kirkby

 If you need further information or advice, please contact me on +44(0)20 3904 7501 or email me at iank@aspiremcl.co.uk

September 4, 2019

The latest addition to Aspire's Secret Facebook Group is now available to subscribers. It is a leadership style assessment that will tell you if you prefer to adopt an autocratic, democratic or laissez-faire approach to leadership. You can also use it with your immediate teams to get 360 degree feedback. 

 If you...

September 4, 2019

Our early career paths as young and fresh leaders are often marked by energy, speed and determination. We rise to meet new challenges with gusto and welcome the imposition of more responsibility. However, there comes a point, perhaps due to age-related limitations to our ability to just keep doing more, or to the...

August 7, 2019

A new slideshow on coaching and mentoring is now available in our Secret Facebook Group for subscribers. If you would like access, please get in touch with me at iank@aspiremcl.co.uk

July 30, 2019

 The benefits of employee engagement are well quantified and well known. They include higher morale, greater agility, lower staff turnover, better customer service and higher profitability (see the MacLeod Report for a full listing). However, Gallup's 2018 survey showed that only 11% of British workers are engage...

July 10, 2019

The monthly update to Aspire MCL's secret Facebook Group is now available for subscribers.

This month we look at time management using a HBR-inspired set of slides form a workshop I did on the subject. There is also a link to an online assessment you can take to find out how you can manage this most precious resou...