Axio Development

Executive Development – Take your skills to the next level

Our next Executive Development Programme kicks off on the 27th February in Sunderland. This is our ninth year of running this programme and over the years we have had a wide range of leaders and business owners through the programme. More recently we have been working with a range of schools, from small independents to … Read moreExecutive Development – Take your skills to the next level

People Skills – a pre-requisite of leadership

 “Portable” leaders need people skills. As  careers become more mobile, employers and educators must adapt This article in the FT is as true today as it’s always been Leaders have always needed people skills. Research by The Carnegie Foundation, endowed by the industrial philanthropist  Andrew Carnegie, found that successful people exhibit certain key skills and … Read morePeople Skills – a pre-requisite of leadership

Controlling excessive worry & stress

Stress: control stress & even make it work to enhance your performance Spent an inspirational session with 11 Law Society lawyers discussing how to control stress and even make it work to our advantage by using it to take our performance to new highs. As is typical with the topics AXIO specialise in there is … Read moreControlling excessive worry & stress

Executive Development for ‘next level’ business performance

How often have you considered executive development for yourself? Senior people in the business world seldom schedule in time to focus on their own development and their effectiveness. Often it is just too tempting to carry on working as we always have – after all that’s what’s brought our success so far isn’t it? Well, … Read moreExecutive Development for ‘next level’ business performance

Executive Leadership skills in NHS Consultants

As a part of the recent high profile trail of an NHS consultant a report was prepared bemoaning the lack of effective executive leadership skills and the ‘high regard’ that consultants are almost always held in regardless of their skills. Here is a quote from the report: “Sir Ian Kennedy review of the Heart of England NHS … Read moreExecutive Leadership skills in NHS Consultants

Leadership Skill Development – First session of the latest Axio Development programme

The first session of our latest Executive Leadership Skill Development programme took place on Wednesday the 26th. We actually used one of the Executive Boxes in the Stadium of Light for this session as the Hilton Hotel was having maintenance. The seven participants have varied backgrounds and experiences with some being in leadership positions for a number … Read moreLeadership Skill Development – First session of the latest Axio Development programme