Challenge, Barriers, Solutions and Boobs. #cipdACE17

Day 2 of the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition in Manchester. I started by attending The Big Conversation, hosted by CIPD Manchester branch, Rachael Burnham and Gem Dale featuring Gary Cookson and supported by Mark Hendy. Creating the culture of trust in organisations that we need. How do we do this? What are the barriers? Phil […]

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Embracing the new world of work – what does this mean for you? #cipdACE17

This year celebrates the CIPD’s 70th Annual Conference and Exhibition and is entitled: Embracing the new world of work. What does this mean for you? Is it about prepping for the day Alexa rules the world or are you more concerned with the ever changing socio-political drama that is unfolding? Perhaps, more specifically, you are wondering how […]

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Back to Skool

But this time I want, and I’m willing, to learn. It is fair to say I didn’t do well at school. I didn’t enjoy the formal learning environment or the chosen teaching style. I didn’t enjoy being in a fixed place, looking in the same direction, at the back of the same kids head, half-listening […]

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It’s not “a” thing.

This afternoon, I had the great privilege of sharing a little piece of me at the CIPD Steps Ahead Regional Summit in Birmingham where our conversation was completely focused on mentoring. Why? Because I recognise and appreciate the importance, and life changing impact, a mentor has had, and still has, on me. Sometimes, it’s the […]

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#LnDCoWork – A gateway to new, meaningful, connections

Last year I had the great pleasure of rocking up to #LnDCoWork. This was something that I had seen being shared on Twitter and, having set out on my own in the freelancing world, I decided to board a train to London and see what it was all about. What is #LnDCoWork? It started off […]

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And the @BIIandBIIAB #NITA16 Trainer of the Year is….

Me! The winners of the 2016 BII National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) are announced The BII is delighted to unveil the six overall category winners of the 2016 NITAs, a national awards programme celebrating the very best in training excellence and innovation within licensed retail. First run in 1991, the NITAs were re-launched this […]

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