Change doesn’t just happen. Sure, many more organisations are now alive to the power of supporting employee wellbeing. But actually, etching this into company culture? That takes real, informed and focused work.
But wait. Before action, we first need awareness. That’s why Unmind (via InSites Consulting) quizzed 1,200 knowledge workers at companies with 500+ staff, across the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, about mental health and wellbeing.
Vincent Belliveau, Chief International Officer at Cornerstone
The new world of work marks the start of a new chapter for diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives. Rather than being viewed as solely an HR issue, cultivating a culture of empowerment and inclusivity is now something the entire C-suite prioritizes. In fact, about 1 in 2 CEOs view building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce as one of their top challenges for 2022.
Digital transformation is something that has become a common buzzword within the business community, but what does it mean? At its core, digital transformation is about using new technologies and innovative methods to improve the way your company operates and interacts with customers. While this may sound simple on paper, actually making these changes can be quite difficult.
In this latest episode, Patrick Burns (Sales Director and Host of EdTalks), is joined for a fascinating conversation with Ana Loback (Managing Director & Managing Partner at Turningpoint UK) all about the evolving role of the leader.
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Let’s face it…most so called “Leaders” don’t really lead at all – they simply tell people what to do. Here’s a thought, what if you stopped telling and started inspiring.
The fact is without inspiration you can never truly achieve business or people transformation. Inspiration is the driving force behind any true transformation, so ask yourself this, “Why am I inspired to transform my business, people, and my leadership?” If the answer is, I don’t know, dig a little deeper.
Ask yourself 3 powerful questions:
You are a leader taking on a new challenge and wish to hit the ground running to make an impact – and fast.
Many of us will be familiar with this situation and the challenges and opportunities it provides. Only very few organisations hire leaders in order to simply maintain the status quo. Often, there is an expectation that they will bring something different to the table and make an impact.
Where we’ve come from – The journey to ‘me’
The narrative of the individual has been the dominant voice in our culture since the birth of the Enlightenment (“I think, therefore I am.”) Each person was raised to be individual, autonomous, self-reliant, and high achieving. It has been a glorious age of the individual – celebrating our break from the clutches of the monarchy to individual freedom and creative expression that resulted in ground-breaking achievements in science, medicine, technology, and education.