It is all too easy to judge people who aren’t like us, and frustrations with people who are competitive is just one of many examples. Rather than get frustrated with people who aren’t like us, we can gain a lot by valuing them.
On the 27th March 2013, I sat in a bar in Manchester with Damiana Casile, anxiously waiting to see if anybody else would turn up for the very first #connectingHRmcr (Connecting HR Manchester) and nervous about whether they would enjoy it. A few months earlier, Dami and I had sat
As part of my True Strength project, I’m featuring interviews that dig deep into how people succeed and I was delighted to interview Rachel Dunscombe of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. The interview has lots of insights into how Rachel succeeds, about strengths, weaknesses, mindset, and resilience
As part of my True Strength project, I’m featuring interviews that dig deep into how people succeed and I was delighted to interview Marion Page of AstraZeneca, especially about her full 34 Gallup StrengthsFinder report. The interview has lots of insights into how Marion succeeds, about strengths, weaknesses, mindset, resilience, and what it is like to go beyond knowing your ‘top 5’ strengths.
In this Ignite Talk (exactly 5 minutes long, with 20 slides which advance automatically every 15 seconds) I talk about how one size does not fit all, and how we need to stop peddling successes secrets and help people figure out their own True Strength.
I’ve curated a storify of Rohan Gunatillake’s talk at The HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham in February 2016
I hosted a ‘fireside chat’ on stage at The HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham in February 2016 on the benefits of CSR and effective charity partnerships, and I’ve curated a storify summary of the session
I’ve curated a storify of Marshall Goldsmith’s opening Keynote at The HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham in February 2016. (You might need to click on ‘read next page’ at the bottom to see the full story). [View the story “#hrevent16 – Marshall Goldsmith” on Storify]
Some reflections on a keynote by Hollie Delaney, head of People Operations at Zappos, at the HR Directors Business Summit.
Some reflections on a keynote by Howard Webb MBE at the HR Directors Business Summit.
As I publish this, it is 1st December 2015 which means it is one month until loads of people focus on New Year, New You. If you’re thinking of doing this, I have two questions for you; (1) why wait a month rather than act now? (2) why do you
I had a great time at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition (4th-5th November, Manchester), and I didn’t want to lose any of the learning so I’ve curated some of the resources and blog posts into a storify of the event.