What makes ordinary people in organisations perform extraordinarily? Dr Marc Kahn exposes the surprising thinking that provides the answer. Ordinary people - Extraordinary performance, a talk by Dr Marc Kahn at TEDx King Alfred School. Marc is Global Head of HR & OD at Investec, Visiting Professor at Middlesex University, a Speaker & Author
Emily Lowe writes I don’t know about you, but I think New Year’s Resolutions suck. If I want to change something, I want to do it now. Why wait until the middle of winter when I’ve just over-indulged and it’s cold and dark outside? Surely that’s the hardest time to do anything new and make it stick for the [...]
Effectively communicating strategy can be one of the more tricky challenges facing an organisation. Go into too much detail and audiences glaze over pretty quickly as death-by-PowerPoint is inflicted upon them. Or pitch it at too high a level and no-one is any the wiser about what it means for them. Which, by the way, is the question that [...]
Christine Lindor explains why "Constantly working in a 'survival mode' environment is at best uninspiring, and at worst exhausting. The hard truth is that many organisations operate in survival mode." Christine Lindor is a seasoned, award-winning management consultant with expertise in organisational change and digital transformation. With 15+ years’ experience working at the top consulting firms, she specialises in helping [...]
In a frank and open discussion regarding their own experiences of mental ill health, writer, communicator and strategist, Alastair Campbell, and ex-global VP for HR at Unilever, Geoff McDonald, took to the RGS stage for a session titled 'Changing the lens on mental health'. Facilitated by CEO and founder of Complete Coherence, Dr. Alan Watkins, the session touched upon [...]
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. Amy Cuddy’s research on body [...]
Geoff McDonald explains the power of asking for help in the workplace. Advocating and advising Human Resources how to leverage mental health as an advantage.