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5 August 2020

When it Comes to Talent, Don’t Confuse Speed with Velocity

Do you remember much from your High School Physics? If you’re one of my contacts then, like me, you probably didn’t take it much further. One thing did stick with... Read more...

31 July 2020

If you want to increase diversity don’t recruit with an ideal candidate in mind.

We have written before that in our line of work we see a lot of Position Descriptions that aren’t worth the paper they are printed on (or the kilobytes they... Read more...

29 July 2020

Turning to the Stoic Philosophers in Covid Times

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius about 12 years ago vis the book “Meditations” and have carried it with me since.  Written around 180AD, mostly... Read more...

8 July 2020

Talent budgets are tight. Time to get back to basics.

Many HR teams are winning high praise for the role they have played in keeping their organisations functioning through COVID-19. They have worked incredibly hard and fast to ensure those... Read more...

1 July 2020

10 Signs You Take People Performance Seriously

Just as Financial Performance identifies how well a company generates revenues, manages its assets, liabilities, and the financial interests of its stakeholders, People Performance identifies how well a company leverages... Read more...

19 May 2020

Working From Home – Tips and Tricks For Leaders

With all the uncertainty created by the pandemic, one thing that seems to be set in concrete is that working from home more regularly (if not all the time) will... Read more...

11 May 2020

Meet our new Partner in Auckland, Clayton Badland!

Clayton is a Partner in our in Auckland office. He has close to 20 years global consulting experience where he has focused his career on helping organisations get better business... Read more...

12 March 2020

Successful Change: You don’t need to be Einstein . . .

  You’ve probably seen the quote, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results”, words widely credited to Albert Einstein. It’s almost the... Read more...

17 February 2020

In Defence of HR

We truly believe that great HR people play an important role in generating value in their organisations through the levers of people performance. There are plenty of examples of CHROs... Read more...

4 February 2020

The HR Strategy Health Check

In our work we see two types of HR Strategy, one that is all about what HR does and the other is an HR strategy based on the needs of... Read more...

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When it Comes to Talent, Don’t Confuse Speed with Velocity

Do you remember much from your High School Physics? If you’re... Read More

05th August 2020

If you want to increase diversity don’t recruit with an ideal candidate in mind.

We have written before that in our line of work we... Read More

31st July 2020

Turning to the Stoic Philosophers in Covid Times

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius... Read More

29th July 2020

Talent budgets are tight. Time to get back to basics.

Many HR teams are winning high praise for the role they... Read More

08th July 2020

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