Some thoughts about not believing everything we read; be prepared to DYOR (Do your own research).
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.
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.
CIPD research on creating trustworthy leaders, with a supporting case study from Unilever.
Many organisations are struggling with a leadership skills crisis and yet aren’t doing the right things to help leaders flourish. We need to create the right culture and then support leaders in the right way, recognising that there is not ‘one size fits all’ model of leadership.
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: HR, you need to get over yourselves and create an authentic workplace which allows people to be the best them, their authentic self because anything less won’t do.