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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    28th July 2020

    Loyalty of vulnerable employees in the balance

    Employee emotions about returning to work following the Covid-19 lockdown range between ‘anxious’ and ‘terrified’ – and how employers treat their People when they are feeling vulnerable can create either ‘loyalty beyond reason’ or ‘workplace saboteurs’. I was deligeted to partner with Professor Dan Cable of London Business School to develop a three-stage ‘Returnment’ program […]

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    24th July 2020

    The Kilimanjaro Mindset – Part Two

    In my last article – The Kilimanjaro Mindset – I wrote about how, as part of a team of seven novice climbers, I made the journey to the Summit of Africa’s highest mountain … and safely back down again. I also explored how the lessons of adapting to the ‘new normal’, i.e. operating at high […]

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    15th June 2020

    Coaching During Covid

    A number of people asked me whether the shift to virtual working, due to the ‘Stay At Home’ orders, meant a big change for me as a coach. Honestly, the answer is no. Maybe some coaches have the joy of in-person sessions being the norm, but the global nature of the majority of my clients […]

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    13th June 2020

    CHRO Heroes: How Long Can You Keep This Pace?

    I awaken every morning with a heart full of love and gratitude. I always have, but now more than ever before. I am incredibly grateful for my good health and that of my family. I am so grateful to all of the first responders and medical professionals and healthcare staff bravely caring for patients each […]

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    11th June 2020

    Project Stop: “Houston, we’ve had a problem”

    This year has seen the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 lunar mission which, famously, experienced an on-board explosion depriving the spacecraft of most of its oxygen supply and electric power. The tireless teamwork and decisive decision-making which brought the three astronauts safely back to Earth is now legendary. The first key decision made by […]

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    10th June 2020

    The Great Recovery: Future Proofing Your Workforce

    Returning to work following the Covid-19 pandemic provides unique challenges for businesses to make sure their workplaces are safe and that their staff are confident to come back after a period of increased strain, especially when it comes to employees’ finances. This Wagestream report looks at the different stages of re-entry into work, the challenges […]

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    09th June 2020

    INAC Global webinar

    INAC is a global executive search organization providing executive talent services across the globe, operating in 60+ affiliated offices across 36 countries and 6 continents. On May 21 I had the privilege of hosting their webinar: “Impact of COVID-19 on talent ecosystems around the World and how it will affect the Executive Search Industry” where […]

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    02nd June 2020

    Let’s Lead With Love

    Several colleagues encouraged me to write about the recent events across the United States that the world has witnessed with sorrow and shock. Instead of me being flattered that they wanted me to write because they believe I have an important voice in this space and lend credibility to diversity and inclusion conversations, I lashed […]

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    22nd May 2020

    The Kilimanjaro Mindset

    Last year I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with my friend and his teenage son who I knew well, and four others who we met for the first time at basecamp. As a team of seven, we quickly discovered that we needed to work together and adapt our behaviours to deal with an environment the like of […]

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    22nd May 2020

    Wagestream Podcast

    It was great to speak to Suki Thompson, CEO of LetsReset to discuss the rapid changes that the pandemic has brought and the future of HR in a post Covid-19 world. Copyright OrgShakers: The global HR consultancy for workplace transformation founded by David Fairhurst in 2020

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