#cipd15 – Enabling leaders to develop and maintain high levels of performance

A session at #cipd15 by Catherine Ward (Interserve), and Indi Seehra (LSE), chaired by Tim Pointer (Starboard Thinking). Catherine Ward introduced with a brief introduction of Interserve (84,000 employees globally). Interserve experienced a period of really significant growth, and quickly identified the need to Break down business silos Leverage experience

#FutureCumbria – Building Cumbria’s People Capability: Insights of lessons learned from Scotland

Dr. John McGurk – Head of Scotland, CIPD   John opened by talking about what a great initiate the Developing Future Cumbria conference is, and how he is delighted to see the HR community having these discussions and to see see CIPD putting its values (PACE: Purposeful, Agile, Collaborative, Expert)

#cipdnap15 – Building and sustaining personal resilience

I spoke at the CIPD Northern Area Partnership in York on building and sustaining personal resilience, on how we are all different and that people will develop true strength in different ways. I was going to blog a bit of an overview of my session but when I looked at

#cipdnap15 – Mindfulness in the workplace: what is all the fuss about?

Sally Roberts, Mindfulness Instructor, Northern Centre for Mindfulness & Compassion What is mindfulness in the mainstream? There is significant evidence of the positive benefits of mindfulness and in the recent years, mindfulness is becoming very popular and has a broad reach world-wide. Most of us expertise improved health when we