DISCLAIMER The following is my own point of view with little evidence or fact (@JoKandola would tell me off!). It is an opinion piece, but one that I am passionately trying to discuss/review Context This will be a short blog, but I wanted to propagate a discussion following that which I joined via #HRHour very […]Read More Strengths-based leadership – Does this make leadership more human?
Without wanting to disclose too much as everyone needs and I really mean needs, to read this book, I felt compelled to share my thoughts as it has come at the most opportune time for me personally. I was made aware of Nilofer Merchant https://twitter.com/nilofer by the awesome https://twitter.com/PerryTimms a few months ago, however was offered […]Read More “The Power of Onlyness” – Unique book title, next generation thinking
I felt compelled to write this blog the day after #WorldMentalHealthDay2017 (having had an episode myself last year I wanted to reflect on the stories I read yesterday) and on the day that I shall be interviewed by @CIPD as to my thoughts as to how effective the apprenticeship levy could be used to help […]Read More “Seeing the wood for the trees”
There is an awful lot of messaging around what the future of work could or should look like, but are we doing enough NOW to help bring any future vision to life? What personal accountability are we all taking today, to try and help move the dial on future ways of work? I ask […]Read More The Workforce of the Future
Today I had the absolute pleasure to attend my first Hackathon with the hashtag #EXHack for those that interested to see the stream of awesome tweets that represent todays event. Thank you sincerely Perry @PerryTimms for the invite. Before the event even got started I had the pleasure to meet probably one of the warmest […]Read More ‘Hackathon’ where have you been all my life??!!…………………
My reflections in part 1 – https://makingadifferencesite.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/do-we-live-in-2017-or-1917-learning-every-day-part-1/ – of this 2-part blog series led me to cross reference a range of studies recently around engagement and productivity as below. Mission, Purpose & Values Should it matter that only 1 in 5 employees, at best, believe in their organisations mission (row 2 below), the results of which are […]Read More Do we live in 2017 or 1917 ? / Learning every day – part 2
This is a genuine question that I currently ponder and have pondered over the past months and it still perplexes me today. For all of the talk of the UK productivity gap, doing ‘more with less,’ trying to increase the efficiency of what we do, getting a seat at the ‘top table,’ etc I can’t […]Read More Do we live in 2017 or 1917 ? / Learning every day – part 1