This 30-minute documentary from The Jubilee Centre for Characters and Virtues is well worth watching, and contains a great mix of real stories of gratitude interspersed with an academic reflection on them. The stories are from across Britain and they do make the observation that we Brits can be be a bit awkward about gratitude.
My reflections on observing a mock mediation by Marcia Mediation, along with a guest blog post by them about the role of strengths in mediation.
Originally published at theHRDIRECTOR, three personal experiences of working with Apprentices.
My blog post on a session at #hrevent15 where Jas Hawker shared his experiences as Red Arrows team leader, looking at what we can learn from those experiences to develop really high performing teams.
My blog post of a session at #hrevent15 where Steve Vaid and Jo Sullivan of Guide Dogs shared something of their change journey.
My blog post on a session at #hrevent15 where Deborah Baker (Sky) talked about how they’re developing talent for tomorrow.
My blog post on a session at #hrevent15 where Stephen Frost (former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games) talked about real inclusion.
My blog post on a session at #hrevent15 where Dame Carol Black (Expert adviser on Health & Work, Department of Health and Public Health) talked about the importance of wellbeing and what we can do to enable it.
My interview with Stephen Frost (former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games) about Diversity and Inclusion.
How do we know if we have a victim in our midst during our coaching interactions? In fact, what do we really mean by the term ‘victim’? We are used to hearing this in connection to crime, but in coaching is this a little harsh? How many times do we witness our clients play the victim? When is it ok for clients to ‘offload’, and when does this border the fine line of not taking responsibility and ownership?
There is a real lack of diversity in many organisations, which is a serious issue. We need to take action to fix the root cause of this, not just the symptoms.
There was some great blogging, tweeting, storifying, and illustrating at CIPD14 and I’ve attempted to capture some of them in one place.