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HR at the heart of the organisation – Connecting business and people strategies

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

The TIDES of change for HR: Five disruptive forces shaping the world of work in the next decade

#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

Human Capital Management – the future isn’t what you think

#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

Leave it out!

There is a time for expansive, creative thinking. And there is a time for editing, for removing things. Sometimes, less is more. Noise detracts.

Introduction – Podcast Episode 1

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.

#CIPD13 – Leadership and the new principles of influence

One-sentence summary: We are all in sales and the way to succeed in sales is surprising and not intuitive.

#CIPD13 – Developing trustworthy leaders for greater business performance

One-sentence summary: Trust is an essential, foundational component of team and organisational success and can be built or destroyed by leadership.

#CIPD13 – Valuing your talent

One-sentence summary: It is not easy to measure ‘Human Capital’ but people are our greatest asset so we have to do something and the Valuing your Talent initiative seeks to do something about this.

#CIPD13 – The end of competitive advantage

One-sentence summary: HR has an opportunity to step up and help create new ways of working which aren’t just essential for the survival of HR, but are essential for the survival of organisations.

What I want from #CIPD14

I’m loving #CIPD13 and I’m already looking forward to #CIPD14 and hoping that we can raise the bar even further.

#CIPD13 – Developing internal entrepreneurs to innovate within your organisation

One-sentence summary: An entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mindset is messy, risky, disruptive, and mahoosively powerful.

#CIPD13 – Increasing the impact of management development programmes

One-sentence summary: Be creative and design a leadership development programme that gives you exactly what you want and need.

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