February 19th 2020

Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them

This presentation from Wanda Wallace is from the CRF Residential Workshop: Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them. She explores how much time we should spend preparing for difficult or important conversations and the purpose of our conversations at work. How can we adapt to different styles and best deal with others? What types of defensiveness are there? How do we increase other people's levels of trust in ourselves?

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Culture
  • Difficult Conversations
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January 15th 2020

Leadership Development - Is It Fit for Purpose?

Leadership development is at a crossroads; leadership is harder than ever, but its development hasn’t yet evolved to meet the demands of a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

  • Tags
  • Behavioural Science
  • Business Education
  • Coaching
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Strategy
  • Succession Planning
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December 11th 2019

CRFCast - The Sponsor Effect: How Sponsorship Improves Leadership Capability and Diversity at the Top, with Sylvia Ann Hewlett

In conversation with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an expert in talent and gender issues, we discuss her latest book, The Sponsor Effect: How to Be a Better Leader by Investing in Others. We discuss how sponsorship can enhance the careers of sponsors themselves as well as their protégés, why it’s sponsorship, and not mentorship, that really counts in progressing the leadership careers of women and minorities, and how we can design impactful sponsorship programmes in our organisations.

  • Tags
  • Leadership
  • Organisation Design
  • Leadership Development
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December 10th 2019

CRFCast - Leadership in the Age of Expertise with Wanda Wallace

One of the toughest transitions for leaders is progressing from a role where your value is largely driven by expertise, into a broader spanning role, which demands a different set of skills, relationships and a change in mindset about the value you add as a leader. In conversation with Wanda Wallace, author of You Can’t Know It All: Leading in the Age of Deep Expertise, we discuss how leaders can anticipate and prepare for the transitions required, and practical advice on what this means for leadership models and strategies for leadership development in our organisations.

  • Tags
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • HR Strategy
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December 9th 2019

CRFCast - Responsible Business: How Can HR Drive the Agenda? with Professor David Grayson

In conversation with David Grayson, expert in corporate responsibility and sustainability, we discuss CRF’s research Responsible Business: How Can HR Drive the Agenda? We explore the latest trends, how corporate responsibility interacts with employee experience, the critical role of leaders in promoting sustainability, and how HR should attend to organisation culture in order to successfully embed responsible business strategies.

  • Tags
  • Sustainability
  • Leadership
  • Social Responsibility
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October 11th 2019

PSI - Mindset, EI and the Agile Organisation

PSI’s masterclass started by inviting attendees to consider the extent to which agile is being adopted within organisations. Then, using the concept of emotional intelligence, PSI led delegates in an exploration of how mindset can create an agile climate and decrease defensive behaviours. Through an interactive workshop based on a specific work challenge, delegates explored how people need to feel and what beliefs they need to hold in order to be more flexible, adaptable and innovative. The session showed delegates how their organisations can create a journey to agile ways of working – changing how work is done, and leading others to lasting mindset change.

  • Tags
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Agility
  • Productivity
  • Leadership
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October 11th 2019

PSI - The impact of Emotional Intelligence in the workplace

PSI’s masterclass started by inviting attendees to consider the extent to which agile is being adopted within organisations. Then, using the concept of emotional intelligence, PSI led delegates in an exploration of how mindset can create an agile climate and decrease defensive behaviours. Through an interactive workshop based on a specific work challenge, delegates explored how people need to feel and what beliefs they need to hold in order to be more flexible, adaptable and innovative. The session showed delegates how their organisations can create a journey to agile ways of working – changing how work is done, and leading others to lasting mindset change.

  • Tags
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Agility
  • Productivity
  • Leadership
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October 11th 2019

RHR International- The Greatest Leadership challenge

The Greatest Leadership Challenge - Impacts on how we assess and develop talent Finding those critical few leaders who can set the course for the future and galvanise an organisation to deliver is the single greatest leadership challenge facing businesses today. There is not one organisation that isn’t feeling the pressure from growing market complexity, technological disruption, and an evolving workforce. It is obvious that having the right leadership is critical if organisations are to successfully weather the storm, but what is the real problem that we are trying to solve? Are we defining the problem correctly and then using the right mechanisms to find the answer?

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Productivity
  • Leadership
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June 26th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Leading Transformation with Kyle Nel

Discussing Kyle’s book, Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company’s Future, we discuss why so so few organisation transformation efforts are successful, and how we can increase the odds of achieving desired results. We explore some novel methods for stimulating and sustaining behaviour change, for example using brain scanners to measure customer reactions, or telling the story of the anticipated future state through science fiction.

  • Tags
  • Leadership
  • Organisation Development
  • Time Management
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May 2nd 2019

What Makes for Global Leaders

In this presentation, Sebastian Reiche explains the positive behaviour traits of leaders and why these are important.

  • Tags
  • Leadership
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April 15th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Leadership in the Digital Age with Jay Conger

How is the practice of leadership changing in the face of digital disruption? How do we develop leaders prepared for the challenges of the digital age? In this CRFCast we describe a new research-based CRF leadership model and discuss the implications for leadership and leadership development with Professor Jay Conger.

  • Tags
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Learning and Development
  • Political Savvy
  • Strategic Reward
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April 8th 2019

Speed Read: Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development

We live in an era of digital disruption, with new technologies being invented constantly, how are these best integrated into organisations? Explore the implications of the Digital Age specifically for leadership and leadership development.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruption
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Voice
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Organisation Development
  • Political Savvy
  • Restructuring
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Reward
  • Transformation
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