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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    25th May 2021

    Don’t let anybody mess with your swing!

    Phil Mickelson stunned the golf world on Sunday when he finished off his win in the PGA Championship to become, at 50, the oldest golfer ever to win a major championship. He finished the event shooting six under par. After his win, praise flooded in from across not just the golf community, but from other […]

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    04th May 2021

    High Fliers #2: What else have I learned from flying?

    Last week, I wrote about a personal milestone, the 40th anniversary of my first solo flight in an aircraft aged just 16, and what I have learned about business leadership from my flying experiences. This first article was focussed on self-awareness, risk mitigation and shared responsibilities. There are three additional areas that really stand out […]

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    26th April 2021

    High Fliers: What have I learned from flying?

    Today is the 40th anniversary of my first solo flight in an aircraft. I was aged 16, in an open-cockpit glider launched by a winch at West Malling in Kent. I hadn’t even been able to drive on the road at that age. Since then, flying has become more accessible and so I’ve continued to […]

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    01st April 2021

    The competitive advantage of Emotional Intelligence

    Why is Emotional Intelligence important to your business, isn’t it just ‘being nice’, or ‘a nice to have’? We would argue that it is a business imperative! In 2019 Harvard Business Review published a paper ‘The EI Advantage’ which demonstrated that Emotional intelligence (abbreviated as EI or EQ) is increasingly and urgently recognized as a […]

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    08th March 2021

    International Women's Day 2021

    To book your FREE 1-hour one-on-one online coaching session CLICK HERE. And for organizations looking to shake up Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in their workplace, CLICK HERE to find out more about how OrgShakers can help.

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    27th January 2021

    The Business Case for Developing our Emotional Intelligence

    Do you recognise the emotion you are feeling? Can you manage your feelings without allowing them to swamp you? Can you motivate yourself to get tasks completed? Do you sense the emotions of others and respond effectively? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, it is likely that you have developed […]

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    12th January 2021

    Using AI to give employers the answers they need

    Ask any economist, and they will tell you that data is fast becoming the most valuable resource in the global economy. Which means that, with most organizations practically swimming in employee data, the HR function can dream of a future where it is able to create previously unimaginable value through its People Strategies. This video […]

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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

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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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