Blog | Winsborough

How self-aware are your business’s senior leaders and why is it important for the team?

Posted by Sonya Cowen on Mar 16, 2018 3:57:51 PM

When we consider qualities of great leaders, we might think of the most engaging personality, a take-charge persona that radiates enthusiasm, or even a touch of aggressiveness. But in reality, a core strength of gifted leaders is to be self-aware.


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Topics: leadership development, Independent Executive and Board advice

Dave Winsborough returns to NZ with more innovation at Winsborough Labs

Posted by Gus McIntosh on Mar 7, 2018 12:56:47 PM

We are excited to announce Dave Winsborough’s return from New York.  Dave will be spearheading exciting new directions in how we help HR and business leaders select, measure, and cultivate the best talent possible.

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Topics: future trends, Succession Planning

What is psychometric testing?

Posted by Sonya Cowen on Feb 19, 2018 2:10:01 PM

At Winsborough, understanding personality is part and parcel of what we do. We rely on a deep appraisal of a leadership candidate’s unique qualities — in terms of skills, talents, and personality traits — to help managers and executives build dynamic, results-oriented teams.

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Topics: talent assessment, Developing high performance leaders

Why use Hogan tools for leadership assessment, development and selection?

Posted by Sonya Cowen on Jan 24, 2018 2:59:46 PM

Hogan assessments are remarkably reliable, accurate personality measurement tools for predicting success in the workplace. At Winsborough, we use Hogan tools to help our clients target and select the right talent, develop critical skills in existing team members, and accentuate and reinforce the qualities that are part of great leadership.

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Topics: NZ leadership, leadership, hogan, talent assessment, team development, Teams

Leadership, talent and teams in 2018

Posted by Gus McIntosh on Jan 10, 2018 9:09:00 AM

We would like to wish a wonderful New Year to all current and future partners of Winsborough. As we celebrate the close of what was a very eventful 2017 and look ahead to 2018, we’re excited for the future of leadership across industries in New Zealand.


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Topics: Teamwork, team process, leadership, talent assessment, leadership development, team development, Organisational Performance

Dave Winsborough talks about Powerful Teams

Posted by Gus McIntosh on Dec 21, 2017 10:03:15 AM

Teams are the foundation of successful modern businesses. And the ways in which those teams are assembled, structured, and managed can lead to either continued frustration, or reaching greater heights.

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Topics: Teamwork, leadership, team development, Teams

Introducing Fusion: the psychology of teams by Dave Winsborough

Posted by Sonya Cowen on Nov 15, 2017 9:03:00 AM

International thought leader Dave Winsborough is headed back to New Zealand after spending the last two years in New York City as Vice President of Innovation at Hogan International.

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Topics: NZ leadership, Teamwork, team development

Winsborough excited to welcome back founder Dave Winsborough

Posted by Gus McIntosh on Nov 7, 2017 10:30:23 AM

We’re delighted to announce that our founder, Dave Winsborough, is heading back to New Zealand to promote the release of his new book “Fusion:  the psychology of teams”.

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Topics: hogan, team development

Top 5 highlights of Future Trends: Talent 2017

Posted by Winsborough on Oct 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Our Future Trends event returned for a second time in August after a successful first year in 2016. Exploring the theme of talent we took the opportunity to engage with a range of inspiring guest speakers and delegates.

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Topics: leadership, talent, talent assessment

More highlights from Future Trends 2017: Wendy and David from Foodstuffs share their thoughts on talent

Posted by Winsborough on Oct 4, 2017 10:22:00 AM

Last month the Future Trends conference saw successful events held in both Auckland and Wellington.

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Topics: talent, talent assessment, Future Trends Conference

What the delegates of Future Trends have to say about talent.

Posted by Winsborough on Sep 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Our recent Future Trends conferences in both Auckland and Wellington saw a raft of great ideas shared on our theme of talent.  

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Topics: hogan, talent assessment, Future Trends Conference, hipo

Talent: the driving force behind your business

Posted by Winsborough on Sep 19, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Nothing your business does is more important than identifying and developing talented people. Getting the right people into leadership roles is essential to success so understandably, competition for talent is fierce.

However, many businesses continue to use flawed systems to find and place high-potential individuals. Few people are good at understanding their own or other peoples’ talents, and yet most companies rely simply on intuition when deciding key roles. To effectively tap into and develop potential within your workforce, you need smarter tools. 

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Topics: leadership, talent assessment, talent development, leadership development, Future Trends Conference