Ideas & Insights

We would like to share some of our latest thinking about the big issues in HR. Please let us know what you think …

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    07th January 2021

    OrgShaker’s Therese Procter recognised with top award

    Congratulation to OrgShaker’s Therese Procter for being awarded Chartered Companion status of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) … the highest level of recognition in the world of HR and people development. The CIPD’s select group of Chartered Companions are exceptional leaders who have a proven track record within organisations and have […]

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    04th January 2021

    Shaking things up in 2021

    As we look back to the receding horror of 2020 and the misery and fear it brought to so many, we must also recognise the flexibility and resourcefulness demonstrated by countless organisations and their employees in rising to the challenges created by Covid-19. Today it is clear that the pandemic served to accelerate workplace changes […]

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    04th December 2020

    Great Time To Change Performance Management

    The most talked-about workplace adjustment erupting from the Covid-19 pandemic has been the success of working from home (WFH) – but in this article in Recruiter magazine, David Fairhurst sees another focus rising to the fore in WFH’s wake: performance management (PM). Click on the logo to access article Copyright OrgShakers: The global HR consultancy […]

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    20th November 2020

    Shaking the Foundations of the Talent Ecosystem

    For decades, the Talent Ecosystem which drives the global economy has faced disruption from five powerful forces: Technology & Automation; Demographic Change; Social Justice & Diversity; Environment & Sustainability; and the Physical & Mental Wellbeing of employees. At different times, each has driven fundamental change in the way organisations are structured and led – and […]

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    07th October 2020

    Brain Health and Mental Wellness: A Business Imperative

    Steve Jobs said ” It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do: we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do” When asked what their greatest business asset is, leaders will often reply ‘our people’. Amongst other things they will be thinking about their employees’ […]

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    29th September 2020

    Have you got rhythm?

    Six-time Formula One World Champion driver Lewis Hamilton appears to be in perfect rhythm with his car. And being able to consistently sustain this rhythm has led to him being widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport. Too often the rhythm of human interaction is not always fully […]

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    22nd September 2020

    Exceptional by Dan Cable

    Imagine switching on the television to see a highlight reel of the best moments from your life. Like a professional athlete, you’d learn with every clip how to repeat past successes, pinpoint your blind spots, and build confidence. Using the latest science and proven research behind best-self activation, our friend Dan Cable’s new book (published […]

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    10th September 2020

    Managing redundancies with dignity and compassion

    Most of us will have experienced the impact of redundancy at some point in our lives – if not directly, then through a friend or family member. It is one of the most intensely stressful events that an individual will ever experience, ranking closely with divorce, serious illness, and the death of a close relative […]

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    03rd September 2020

    Changing the Frame … #3 of 3

    Overcoming negative self-talk and creating motivation using reframing by Pamela Kingsland MSc, BSc (Hons) Psychol, AFBPsS, FMAC, ACIB The final part of our three-part series of articles on ‘Changing the Frame’ explores some examples of cognitive distortions, unhelpful frames of thinking which are common to most of us at one time or another. Many of […]

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    02nd September 2020

    Changing the Frame … #2 of 3

    Overcoming negative self-talk and creating motivation using reframing by Pamela Kingsland MSc, BSc (Hons) Psychol, AFBPsS, FMAC, ACIB In the first part of my three articles on ‘Changing the Frame’ I set out the principles of reframing. In this part two of the series I move on to the all-important ‘How’ to reframe your thinking. […]

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    01st September 2020

    Changing the Frame … #1 of 3

    Overcoming negative self-talk and creating motivation using reframing by Pamela Kingsland MSc, BSc (Hons) Psychol, AFBPsS, FMAC, ACIB “My life has been filled with terrible misfortunes, most of which have never happened.” What a great quote. It has been attributed to many people as far back as to Roman times and contains a basic truth. […]

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    17th August 2020

    What’s Next for L&D?

    2020 has so far been a period of evolution for many L&D functions – with lots of scope for transformation still ahead. Over the summer, reports, stories and evidence have begun to emerge about L&D’s active and important role in many organisations, in supporting the rapid and unanticipated Covid-related change that has been impacting strategies, […]

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