Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Leadership Development Awards winners 2020

2020-09-07T16:31:50+10:00September 3rd, 2020|

We are delighted to announce that Bendelta, in partnership with Arcadis Australia Pacific, won Gold for Best Unique or Innovative Leadership Development Program and Silver for Best Advance in Leadership Development at the globally renowned 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Leadership Development Awards.   The Accelerator is an empowering, experiential, immersive, and self-directed leadership experience designed to redefine leadership at Arcadis. It sought to move away from

InsideHR: The unique learning challenges of 2020. The death & rebirth of digital learning

2020-07-16T13:05:34+10:00July 15th, 2020|

Through necessity, other organisations are seeking to undertake vertical development through digital means. The necessity is not simply the inability to deliver face-to-face – the necessity also derives from the needs of their people to develop mental models and behaviour shifts necessary to survive and thrive in the pandemic and economic downturn context of 2020

The Canberra Times: Leading public service staff in the coronavirus crisis?

2020-06-03T15:57:14+10:00June 3rd, 2020|

First, ask the right questions Public service leaders are having a very different experience to the one they were anticipating in January. Many areas are completely overwhelmed, with heavy workloads and rapid timeframes. High levels of fatigue are starting to emerge, and the resilience and mental health of public servants at all levels are being

2020: The greatest leadership crucible of your lifetime

2020-05-17T13:59:35+10:00May 17th, 2020|

Last week, an enormously skilled and experienced CEO said to me, “Last week was the hardest week of my career”. Another said, “I’m finishing every day shattered, but I still can’t sleep”. Under these conditions, some leaders are imploding while others are flourishing. Within some organisations, I’ve heard employees speak of how well their leaders

The Australian: Leaders will have to find new ways of managing remote workers

2020-04-28T15:01:26+10:00April 28th, 2020|

How do leaders create the ultimate post-pandemic organisation? First, focus on how to maximise the benefits of virtual working rather than how to replicate the benefits of face-to-face. When we collaborate more widely and with greater reach, we can realise more of our individual and collective potential. And when we fuse diverse perspectives in an

InsideHR: Leadership during times of crisis

2020-04-28T15:01:51+10:00April 16th, 2020|

At the outset, it’s important to understand the mental states and behaviours that will emerge throughout the organisation during a crisis. While there will be more obvious responses of fear and panic, members of your team are also more likely to misinterpret information and feel confused, and have difficulty remembering information, staying focused and making

Leadership Development- Resilient rituals to avoid burnout during periods of chronic stress

2020-04-03T17:30:54+11:00April 3rd, 2020|

For most of us, COVID-19 will be a period of prolonged and chronic stress defined by factors such as social isolation, uncertainty, constant change and a loss of control. I have been working as a leadership and performance coach for more than a decade now and one of the most important lessons I can share

Virtual leadership development – Embrace the opportunity

2020-03-31T17:19:24+11:00March 31st, 2020|

The world is changing and we must respond. It is a terrible mistake if we let the disruption paralyse our society. Instead the healthiest response for our economy – and our mentality – is to steer through this unprecedented global state by seeing opportunities and utilising the many possibilities virtually, including virtual leadership development There

How to design and deliver a world-best leadership development program

2020-03-31T17:20:20+11:00March 20th, 2020|

More than anything, evaluation it is about understanding what data you need to collect and collecting this data throughout so that participants can receive rapid, dynamic feedback on their development journey – showing them where they are making progress and where they are not. This is how we develop Leadership development is critical to business

How to facilitate a virtual leadership development program

2020-03-20T18:32:25+11:00March 17th, 2020|

Last week, in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, Bendelta and Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) worked together to deliver a completely virtual 2-day Leadership Development experience. In one week, what was originally an immersive two-day face to face experience was developed into a digital transformative event. The experience was part of a 9-month long intensive program

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