Will Peachey, Head of global talent & HR, Infrastructure Services, Capgemini Will Peachey opened the session by talking about the challenges that Capgemini faced when they faced new competition which meant that they had to put a renewed emphasis on their people. Will suggested that we need to focus
Daniel Clark & Tim Stewart, BPP University The session opened by looking at what has sometimes happened in the past, where a senior manager would have a hunch about ‘we have a problem in our business with….’ and then everybody would be sent on a course, often an activity-based
Engaging the future leaders of tomorrow – Jo Ward, Head of Talent, Nestle Nestle felt that their talent pipeline was starting to dry up and were starting to see a significant increase in staff turnover in the graduate population. In response to this, Nestle launched The Nestle Academy to
Jo Protherough (Director, UK Oracle Practice, Hitachi Consulting EMEA Ltd) and Peter Bricknall (IT Advisory team) – ‘Talking about my generation’ – Supporting sustainable engagement from the millennial generation. Diversity is important and we learn a lot from other people, including those of a different generation. We looked at definitions of
Professor Ignacio Alvarez de Mon – Professor of Organisational Behaviour, IE Business School This session on transformational leadership began by looking at vulnerability, which was described as just the opposite side of the coin to power. We need to accept vulnerability as a stepping stone to power, even if
talk by Wendy Cartwright, former Director, Human Resources – Olympic Delivery Authority Wendy Cartwright joined the Olympic Delivery Authority in 2006, right at the outset, and was there for the whole lifecycle (7 years). There were many challenges; public scrutiny, a finite lifecycle which was longer than a usual
#HRevent14 – Dr. Graeme Coddington Graeme Codrington opened by talking about how the whole economy has experienced turbulent times and, despite the fact that we might be hoping that things return to ‘normal’, we appear to be on the verge of a period of deep structural change. He suggested that
#HRevent14 – David Arkless, Future of Work Consortium David Arkless coined the phrase ‘the human age’ 6 years ago to describe the challenges that we’re facing; addressing increasing complexity, the need to simplify things (rather than make them more complicated), and ever-increasing speed of change. Arkless explored the paradox
There is a time for expansive, creative thinking. And there is a time for editing, for removing things. Sometimes, less is more. Noise detracts.
The first episode of a podcast, introducing this experiment to showcase successful people, interviewing them about their strengths and weaknesses and how they show up as their authentic and resilient self.
One-sentence summary: We are all in sales and the way to succeed in sales is surprising and not intuitive.
One-sentence summary: Trust is an essential, foundational component of team and organisational success and can be built or destroyed by leadership.