Posts Tagged leadership

Many leaders are ‘ineffective’ at crucial people management skills (CIPD HR Outlook survey)

The latest CIPD HR Outlook survey highlights how people-related Leadership skills are much-needed and sorely lacking. In this blog post, I share my experiences of how we can change that.

The management shift

Professor Vlatka Hlupic (Founder & CEO of the Drucker society and author of “The Management Shift”) speaking at European HR Directors Business Summit 2015 in Barcelona.

Enhancing business outcomes by developing coaching skills in Leaders

A session at the CIPD L&D Show 2015 by Sean Kent (Freebridge) @SeanMKent , David Young (BT), chaired by Gill White (CIPD) @gillwhite4

Using L&D to increase engagement and retention and access new talent

A session at the CIPD L&D Show 2015 by Paul Smith (LV), Jan Luxford & Ben Cork (Riverside), chaired by Jonny Gifford (CIPD)

Dawn Smedley – True Strength

As part of my True Strength project, I’m featuring interviews that dig deep into how people succeed and I was delighted to interview Dawn Smedley of O.C. Tanner alongside her manager Ian Feaver. The interview has lots of insights into how we succeed, about strengths, weaknesses, mindset, resilience, and how to help people be their best.

True Strength? Only one person has your success secrets – you

How do you find success secrets? Well, you can’t as success depends on who you are and what you want. However, we can find inspiration in real stories of success and I’m working on a project – True Strength – to tell these stories.

HRevent15 – Guide Dogs – Extraordinary partnerships through extraordinary people

My blog post of a session at #hrevent15 where Steve Vaid and Jo Sullivan of Guide Dogs shared something of their change journey.

Stephen Frost – Podcast Episode 2

My interview with Stephen Frost (former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games) about Diversity and Inclusion.

CIPD14 – Overcoming barriers to effective leadership throughout the organisation

CIPD14 session on overcoming the barriers to effective leadership, with case studies from Alex Lewis (BAE Systems), Sarah James (Crime Reduction Initiatives), and Jamie Ryan (Millers Oils)

CIPD14 – Maintaining drive and enthusiasm during change and innovation in SMEs

CIPD14 – Jill Miller (CIPD), Jane Middlemiss (ILG), Keith Jackson (JRI Orthopaedics) on Maintaining drive and enthusiasm during change and innovation in SMEs

CIPD14 – Advancing the profession – how Civil Service HR is a role model for change

CIPD14 – Chris Last (Civil Service HR UK) on ‘Advancing the profession – how Civil Service HR is a role model for change’. Summary; focus on people and their professional advancement, drive continuous improvement, and work hard to develop the relationship with the business.

Performance Management role-play

Performance Management is really important but no amount of process will make the right conversations happen. Managers need to be equipped to have great conversations with people. These role-plays present a scenario that managers need to be able to handle.

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